Software Developer (intern)

Prague, Czech Republic
Software Engineering

Wargaming Prague believes that educating the next generation of gaming industry professionals is essential to ensure continued success. As such, Wargaming Prague offers a range of opportunities for talented individuals to complete a unique, first-class internship within Wargaming Forge project at a large international game development studio. Learn on the job from top-notch experts while gaining hands-on experience and taking the first step of your game development career.   

As a Software Development Intern, you’ll receive mentorship and guidance from experienced developers as you progress through various new in-game features. You’ll learn step by step which tools, technologies, and processes we use when working on gameplay or front-end development. You’ll also have plenty of time to learn how to apply them on a daily basis. Your mentors will also provide instruction on basic to advanced programming techniques, with a strong emphasis on performance and memory optimization. 

This paid, part-time (20 hrs/wk) internship lasts for 5 months from July 18, 2022 to December 18, 2022. Preference will be given to candidates who are eligible to work in the Czech Republic (EU nationals and individuals holding a valid work/study visa). 

What will you learn? 

  • Managing source code using version control systems 
  • Setting up development environments 
  • Coding in Python, C++, JavaScript, TypeScript 
  • Debugging game code 
  • Optimizing code 
  • Writing unit tests 
  • Development processes and pipelines 

Who will your mentors be? 

Prabashwara Seneviratne (Senior Game UI Developer) 

A front-end developer with over 5 years of experience building mobile and web apps using React and React Native. He’s worked primarily with GameFace and React within Wargaming to build in-game UIs for World of Tanks. He’s also taken part in several web services projects to build in-game and external web applications using Vue. 

Tomáš Reichmann (Senior Game UI Developer) 

Tomáš started his career in IT as a lecturer in 2002, moved to graphic and web design in 2004, and ended up specializing in front-end development since 2014, and more specifically React since 2016. He started working for Wargaming in 2020 where he has been making UIs for World of Tanks in React and Typescript ever since. 

Maksim Kostyukovets (Technical Director) 

A software Engineer with 15 years of experience, of which 8 of them were with Wargaming. Maksim started as a Server Python Developer, then became a Technical Director. He's developed a variety of features in Python, mainly on the server side. He’s also familiar with the World of Tanks server infrastructure and how it works with high load. 

Michal Bartoň (Engineering Manager) 

Working in game development for more than 14 years, Michal has helped develop games like Mafia II and Kingdome Come: Deliverance. Primarily focused on engine development in C++ and specializing in UI frameworks, in recent years, he moved into Python and worked on several gameplay features for World of Tanks. 

What are we looking for? 

  • Knowledge of at least one programming language 
  • Working proficiency of English 
  • Interest in games 

What will help you stand out? 

  • Portfolio of game projects you previously worked on 
  • Portfolio of personal or school projects 
  • Link to GitHub account 
  • Knowledge of more than one programming language (please provide a list)   

About Wargaming:

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Operating since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the gaming industry with 5,500 employees and 18 offices spread worldwide. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming's titles across all major gaming platforms. Our flagship products include the free-to-play hits World of Tanks and World of Warships, as well as World of Tanks Blitz — the critically acclaimed mobile tank shooter with cross-platform support.

Wargaming Prague is located in Karlín. With its excellent access to cultural events, cool restaurants, sport facilities and public transport, Karlín is the ideal location for the current and future Wargamers. At Wargaming Prague, we make sure that we deliver the best possible games to players and push the standard of video gaming industry.

A career in our company is always an interesting challenge, as well as the experience that you gain working together with world-class experts.

Are you up to the challenge?!

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