Game Engine Developer Intern
Craft:Technology & Development
Game Engine Developer Intern
We are looking for a talented Game Engine Developer Intern to join our creative team, assisting us building the best game development framework ever.
Your role within our great Kingdom
If you want to help us create amazing user experiences and entertainment for millions of players to enjoy on the go then this is the right internship for you. We are looking for a Game Engine Developer Intern to work with our engine, Fiction Factory, used in games reaching hundreds of millions of users. The role involves communication with the internal game teams and making sure our architecture can handle their current and future needs gracefully. As a developer you have an interest in understanding the whole tech stack, you have good analytical capabilities, you write well- structured code and are comfortable working on a complicated code base. We work in an agile process with continuous releases to the live environment so you will see the impact of your work almost immediately. You are passionate about system development, new technologies, the internet and games in particular.
Key areas of responsibility
- Architect, design, implement and test engine features
- Maintain and optimize new and existing engine features
- Produce high quality and well- structured code
- Bug fixing and provide user support for game teams
Skills to create thrills
- Pursuing a degree in Computer Science, Game Development or equivalent
- C++ / (Python is a plus)
- Knowledge of Unity, Unreal or similar
- Passion for development and games
- Sense of quality and polish
- Strong communication skills
- Mobile platform knowledge (Android, iOS, UWP)
- Experience in UX and frontend (developing desktop tools etc.)
Want to join our Kingdom? Apply now! All applications need to be in English. This will be a 6- month full- time internship starting around September and is suitable for those looking for a LIA placement or have recently graduated.
Our application deadline is April 18th 2021, however we recruit on an ongoing basis, so early application is advised to avoid disappointment.
Please note that this internship will likely be carried out on a remote basis. We are keeping this under review, and will provide final confirmation closer to the date on which the internship is due to commence, but you should assume the internship will be remote. To be considered for this opportunity you would need to be a resident of, and eligible to work in, a country where King is located, as King can only facilitate local hires in order to comply with its legal and tax obligations. These countries are: UK, Spain, Sweden, Germany, Malta. If you are resident and eligible to work in one of these countries you are free to apply for a remote internship in any of the other King locations listed here (even if it’s not the country you’re resident in). Please note that we will require evidence of your residence and eligibility to work as part of the internship application process.
King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the
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