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At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.


What We Do

Put your design skills to work at a cutting-edge company that challenges the norm. From character and level design to competitive gameplay and system design, help shape the future of interactive entertainment at Epic.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is looking for a Gameplay Designer to join our team working on LEGO Fortnite. In this role, you’ll work with a gameplay team to create features and systems that delight players with fresh experiences. This position specifically focuses on the Village Building and NPC mechanics in LEGO Fortnite.

In this role, you will

  • Help drive the design vision, documentation, implementation and own the outcome for features within LEGO Fortnite.

  • Work in the Unreal Engine to implement your designs in Blueprint in close collaboration with engineers, animators, VFX, sound artists, and others.

  • Actively participate in big-picture decisions and work with other designers to focus on the correct elements to achieve superior results.

  • Drive collaborative and iterative prototyping, both paper-based and in-game.

  • Attend playtests, provide feedback, and identify practical solutions to problems.

What we're looking for

  • 3+ years experience as a game designer

  • Experience designing game content for GaaS model.

  • Experience working with Blueprint or other scripting languages

  • Strong communication skills: ability to adapt your messaging to your audiences and create & maintain documentation.

  • Deep empathy and understanding of player motivations and forms of play

  • A passion for gaming, with a specific interest and familiarity with Fortnite, LEGO, and “cozy” games.

  • You’re user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do


Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents. Throughout the year we celebrate our employees with events and company-wide paid breaks. We offer unlimited PTO and sick time and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical.


Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

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