Intern

at Roblox

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HQ


Engineering

 

ROBLOX – The Imagination Platform

ROBLOX is hiring several Game Engine Interns from our Developer Community to be a part of the ROBLOX Client Team. You will be matched with and mentored by a senior software engineer from our knowledgeable and veteran engineering staff. Candidates will get to work on a product with a rapid release cycle (weekly releases) and help us continue to build our ultimate Imagination Platform. ROBLOX is looking for a candidate that is an intelligent and creative individual who has a strong desire to learn new languages and be on the cutting-edge of game technologies.

Interns will be expected to work as a member of the client team by quickly responding to our development community to address issues and implement new features to our platform. The client team prefers to hire generalists - this position will involve interaction with gameplay, user interface, physics, sound, and scripting in Lua.

Responsibilities:

  • Create API's for a user-generated virtual world using Lua
  • Become familiar with best practices for security systems to keep ROBLOX games safe
  • Build innovative features and frameworks to facilitate new kinds of game play
  • Develop and maintain User interface elements that are seen by millions of users
  • Exposure to cross platform technologies (PC, MAC, iOS, Android, Xbox, Virtual Reality)

Requirements:

  • Working towards a BS or MS in Computer Science or similar 
  • Strong understanding of data structures and algorithms 
  • Experience with C++
  • Familiarity with Lua, QT, Java, or Objective-C, a plus
  • Extensive understanding of MMO game design principles 
  • History of academic and/or professional excellence and passion for game development 
  • Game demos and/or portfolio a plus 

Roblox is the largest social platform for play that allows kids to imagine, create, and play together in immersive 3D worlds. Over 22 million user-generated online games have been produced on the Roblox platform with over 40 million players visiting Roblox every month to create adventures, play games, roleplay, and learn with friends in a family-friendly environment. Roblox is accessible on all modern smartphones, tablets, desktops, Xbox One, Oculus Rift, and other popular VR platforms. Roblox was ranked #37 in the Consumer Products and Services category for overall revenue in Inc. Magazine’s 2016 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies in America. 

Roblox – Powering Imagination.