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UI Programmer Internship

Epic Games

Software Engineer Internship

Epic Games Fortnite Engineering Team is looking for a smart, creative UI Programmer Intern to join them for Winter 2020. Our Interns are given challenging projects over the work term, and are provided with a meaningful experience with high expectations for performance. If you want to build something Epic, this is the opportunity for you!

This team is responsible for introducing new ways to play the game through the Fortnite Creative mode. The Creative mode allows users to play the game the way they want to play it, through new maps, devices and game modes. The work needed for Fortnite Creative spans both the player experience (e.g., HUD, inventory, and other in-game management systems) and UI for the tools creators need to build Fortnite Creative experiences.


  • Work closely with the creative team (user experience designers, artists, producers, and other engineers) to ship UI heavy features.

  • Build UI systems for multiple platform types (e.g., console, PC, mobile)

  • Solve user facing problems with high visibility.

  • Influence the future of how games are made in Fortnite Creative.


  • Currently pursuing bachelors or masters degree in CS or related fields

  • Online portfolio showcasing UI, HUD using C++ game or application is a must

  • Significant programming experience C++ through school work or outside activities

  • Solid understanding of Data Structures

  • Building user interfaces for games

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Top candidate will have experience working with Unreal Engine 4

  • Preference plusses given to UMG, scaleform or similar UI frameworks

This is a paid internship, running Spring / Summer 2020. All candidates must be eligible to work 40 hours per week on site in Cary. Intern recruitment for summer 2020 roles will run through February 2020, or until teams find an ideal match.

This is going to be Epic!