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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 Senior Gameplay Designers to join our team working on LEGO Fortnite. In this role, you’ll work with a team of designers in order to create engaging scenarios and encounters that support a variety of systems, modes, and playstyles.

In this role, you will

  • Collaborate to design encounters and scenarios for players that modify their play patterns, increase replayability of the game, test knowledge and mastery of the game systems and existing game mechanics all while immersing them in the world of LEGO Fortnite and providing fun and delight

  • Contribute and help guide the design, vision and outcome for scenario content that supports broad systematic framework needs - new systems, world content, IP integrations, amplifying it and bringing all elements together

  • Communicate and represent a vision for the player’s experience to your team members as well as supporting teams of all crafts

  • Collaborate with product management and marketing teams to ensure player satisfaction and overall game health

  • Actively participate in big-picture decisions, and ensure the design team focuses on the right 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

  • 5+ years of experience shipping multiple titles as a game designer working on scenario/mission content or scripting part of the level design workflow

  • Passion for games with a wide breadth of game knowledge

  • Demonstrated talent for empathizing with players and a deep understanding of player motivations and forms of play

  • Strong interest in survival and sandbox games with an understanding of what makes them work

  • Solution-oriented problem solver who can react quickly to changing project needs and drive decisions


We pay 100% for benefits for both employees and dependents and offer coverage for supplemental medical, dental, vision, critical illness, telemedicine, Life and AD&D, long term disability insurance as well as weekly indemnity (short term disability) and a retirement savings plan with a competitive employer match. In addition to the EAP (employee assistance program), we also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents.


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!

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