Animation Programmer Intern

Epic Games - Cary, NC3.5

Full-timeEstimated: $63,000 - $89,000 a year
Epic Games Unreal Engine team is looking for an Animation Programmer Intern to join them for the 2019 summer in Cary, North Carolina! This team is responsible for enhancing and maintaining core systems of Unreal Engine 4, as well as optimize them for multiple platforms. You will work directly with the brightest technical minds in the business as we build the premier game engine for a multitude of platforms. As an intern, you are provided with a meaningful experience with high expectations for performance. If you want to build something Epic next summer, this is the opportunity for you!

Your days will include:
Working closely with the Engine team to support animation needs across Epic Games

Animation feature development

Working on optimizations in game

General bug fixing for Fortnite and Unreal Engine

Supporting Epic product releases

Developing solutions to various technical challenges under deadlines

You’ll bring:
Degree work in CS or related field

Strong C++ knowledge

Excellent math skills, especially matrix math and techniques for solving systems of linear equations

Experience with animation state machines, low level animation systems, and/or physics-based IK systems

Experience with multiple core system tasks such as graphics, tools, audio/video, networking, memory handling, script compilers, I/O, etc.

UE4 Gameplay experience is preferred: basics of networking, character movement, and blueprints

This is a paid internship, running May 28 through August 16. All candidates must be eligible to work 40 hours per week on site in Cary, NC.