Fall Intern - Gameplay Programmer


San Diego, CA 04-22-2021
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Psyonix is a video game developer best known for Rocket League, the award-winning game that combines soccer, driving, and highly competitive and addictive gameplay. As part of the Epic Games family, we are an industry-leading game studio rooted in a crunch-free philosophy that emphasizes an amazing employee experience, located in the heart of San Diego. For nearly 20 years, we have been a driving force behind some of the most successful games in the industry, including Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Bulletstorm, Unreal Tournament III and Unreal Tournament 2004. ​

We are on the look out for a Gameplay Programmer Intern to implement and maintain gameplay systems in Rocket League and future projects.
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!

• Designing and creating technical specifications for major gameplay features and systems
• Working closely with fellow programmers, artists, and designers to create and iterate on game features
• Using strong critical thinking to problem solve and debug programs
• Contribute unique, personal ideas toward all aspects of the game's production and development
• Optimize and maintain existing game systems

Ideal Qualifications:
• Strong skills in C++ and experience with scripting languages
• Strong mathematical skills
• Experience working with any of the current generation of consoles
• Must be a strong collaborator willing to accept and respond to critical feedback
• Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and able to work independently
• Passionate about personal development and takes advantage of opportunities to continuously improve

This is a remote paid internship for Fall 2021. Recruitment will be ongoing until teams find an ideal match. For more information about Epic Internships, visit

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re8jp2-3-236-118-225-42 in your application.

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Company Profile

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.