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

Unreal-powered projects have been on the bleeding edge of real-time entertainment for over 20 years. Our team of programming experts are always innovating to improve the tools and technology that empower content developers worldwide.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is looking for a Senior Programmer Writer to work with the Engine Operations team. This team is responsible for the support and maintenance of the build system’s stream topology and core tools that Epic developers use every day. The team helps set the direction for best practices in software development processes across the teams which contribute to Unreal Engine. The team needs skilled Programmer Writers to help drive significant improvements to the development cycle of Unreal Engine with an impact that reaches every experience and product we ship. If you’re a communicator with a programming background and a passion for helping others make their dreams and visions become a reality, join us today!

In this role, you will

  • Develop, maintain, and document example code projects and command line scripting to demonstrate development tooling and processes

  • Define and refine example code styling and development processes in partnership with other Epic teams responsible for developer-facing materials to ensure best practices, consistency, and clarity

  • Create, edit, and maintain high-quality development tools documentation and instructional content for users

  • Fix outdated documentation as the technology changes

  • Work closely with our team of programmer writers, subject matter experts in programming, design, product management, and professionals in related disciplines like Developer Relations, QA, and more

  • Draft communications to highlight important news, updates, and alerts for users to get them excited about new features and apprised of important updates

  • Help improve the workflows and end-user experience

What we're looking for

  • Bachelor’s degree (computer science, mathematics, or programming preferred) or equivalent work experience

  • Strong programming skills and knowledge of software programming principles

  • Technical writing and code documentation skills

  • Experience with programming languages like C++

  • Experience with command line tools and scripting

  • Experience with using version control software like Perforce

  • Experience writing, proofreading, and editing user and developer facing documentation

  • Experience with web-based content creation tools and authoring tools, such as HTML, CSS, XML, Adobe Photoshop, or Illustrator

  • Experience meeting multiple deadlines

  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine or an existing game engine or real-time simulation


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.

Pay Transparency Information

The expected annual base pay range(s) for this position are detailed below. Each base pay range is relevant only for individuals who are residents of or will be expected to work within the specified locale. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors, which include (but aren’t limited to) things such as skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, and experience. In addition to base pay, most employees are eligible to participate in Epic’s generous benefit plans and discretionary incentive programs (subject to the terms of those plans or programs).

British Columbia Base Pay Range

$142,447—$208,922 CAD


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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