Junior Associate Software Engineer (Temp)


Warner Bros. Entertainment Group

Position Type



Engineering, Game Development/Publishing, Programming


United States - Illinois - Chicago

Posted Date

Jan. 23, 2020

Req Number


Company Overview

Warner Bros. has been entertaining audiences for more than 90 years through the world’s most-loved characters and franchises. Warner Bros. employs people all over the world in a wide variety of disciplines. We're always on the lookout for energetic, creative people to join our team.

Business Unit Overview

The creative team that brought Mortal Kombat and Injustice to life is now NetherRealm Studios, part of the Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment family. With over 20 years of creation under our belts, NetherRealm’s mission remains the same; to create cutting edge entertainment and deliver industry leading tech, game art and overall gaming experiences. NetherRealm Studios is a collaborative and creative environment, constantly striving to up the ante on what is possible in interactive entertainment. We encompass the best of both worlds – a team of dedicated professionals with years of experience, who are also at the forefront of an industry taking over the entertainment landscape. The passion and energy that made Mortal Kombat a reality is still on display every day in our offices, our hallways and most definitely the studio’s arcade room!

Opportunity Overview

What part will you play?
WB Games Inc. seeks a Junior Associate Software Engineer (Temp) for the Engineering department.

As a Junior software engineer for our game team you'll be given an opportunity to explore a wide range of real-world programming tasks, while contributing to the development of a AAA-quality Console game. You'll work with a team of talented industry veterans, on tasks ranging from creating tools for better engineer productivity, to helping with implementation of gameplay features.

*This position is based onsite in Chicago, IL.

What do we require from you?
  • Excellent C/C++ programming skills. We are looking for people with a good understanding of the language, and an appreciation for object-oriented architecture.
  • Familiarity with the Unreal Engine is a big plus.
  • A passion for video game technology and gameplay mechanics.
  • Availability for at least 20 hours during the school year, and a desire to work full time in the summer.

The Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran's status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by law.