Engineering Internship

Founded in 2014 by Cliff Bleszinski, Boss Key Productions is a new video game development studio based in the heart of Raleigh, NC. BKP believes in an agile, no-nonsense approach to product and studio building with an emphasis on high quality product in a friendly environment while remaining as transparent as possible to the gaming community.

Boss Key Productions is looking for a scrappy engineering student who can build an F22-Raptor on legs. Are you fluent in C++, 3D Math and Unreal Engine 4? Can you hold your own in an argument about linked lists? Do you play a lot of videogames and want to make one? Send us a code sample, some mod work, or a student project. Join us in our ongoing quest to make the best games in the world. 
Requirements:
  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, computer engineering, mathematics, game programming or a similar field
  • Experience developing and debugging in C/C++
  • Experience with one or more of the following areas: gameplay, game systems, engine, networking, graphics, physics, animation, sound, user interface, scripting, tools
  • Understanding of data structures and algorithms
  • Strong mathematics background (logic, linear algebra, geometry, statistics and probability, etc.)
Pluses:
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Familiarity with game engine development
  • Familiarity with at least one scripting language (Python, Lua, Perl, etc.)
What does an engineering intern do all day?
On a day-to-day basis, game programming interns could be doing any or all of the following:
  • Adding gameplay features, creating internal tools or programming changes to the user interface
  • Improving, iterating, and debugging existing code
  • Researching and expanding on knowledge of toolsets and programming languages
  • Discussing best practices with senior programmers to improve code structure
  • Soliciting feedback from programmers and designers
  • Playtesting the current prototype to gain a complete understand of what the team is aiming for, and providing gameplay feedback
On acceptance of the internship you must:
  • Get to Boss Key Productions in downtown Raleigh
  • Have a method of getting to work every day (car, bike, Raleigh bus service, two feet, etc.)
  • Find a place to live within the Raleigh area (we do not pay for housing and you need to leave the office at night)
Other details:
  • Pay for the position is $13.37 per hour for 40 hours a week
  • We will provide equipment/desk/chair, etc. for you to do your work

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