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UI Programmer Intern

Epic Games

Epic Games

Software Engineering, Design
Cary, NC, USA
Posted on Friday, August 25, 2023


At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

UI Programmer Intern

Epic Games is on the lookout for dynamic interns to join our dev teams in 2024. Whether you work on Fortnite, Unreal Engine, or any of our other games, products, and services, you'll join a team that's pushing the limits of interactive entertainment.

Our Interns are given challenging projects throughout 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!


What We Do

Unreal projects have been leading the pack of real-time entertainment with our constantly growing team of engineering experts. We’re always improving on the tools and technology that empower content developers worldwide

What You'll Do

Epic Games is looking for a smart, creative UI/UX Intern to join them for the spring 2024 semester. By the end of the internship, you will deliver front-end systems and features for Fortnite’s Creative mode and our brand-new creation tool: UEFN (Unreal Editor for Fortnite).

In this role, you will

  • Help take our creator UI experience to the next level
  • Develop tools that will enable creators to make amazing custom experiences within the Fortnite ecosystem
  • Collaborate with art, design, and other engineers to implement UI for Fortnite Creative features and internal prototypes

What we're looking for

  • Currently pursuing bachelors or masters degree in CS or related fields. Recent grads encouraged to apply
  • Online Portfolio showcasing C++ game or application is helpful
  • Solid understanding of Data Structures
  • Building user interfaces for games
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to work in a highly iterative environment
  • Unreal Engine 5 and UMG experience is a plus
  • A passion for game development and a willingness to continue to learn

This internship has a flexible start date in 2024. Recruitment will be ongoing until teams find an ideal match. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the posting location for the duration of the internship. For more information about Epic’s Early Career Program, visit

This is going to be Epic!


Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

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.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.