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Epic Games

Senior UX Designer

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Epic Games
🇺🇸 Cary, NC


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.

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

What you’ll do

Epic is looking for passionate UX Designers, ranging from mid-level to experienced Principals and seasoned Leads, to join our team working on Fortnite. In this position, you will collaborate with Visual Designers and Game Designers, from concept to completion, on features and systems by generating wireframes, documentation, and prototypes. You will then work with a multi-disciplinary team to ship these features to millions of users around the world.

In this role, you will

  • Work with Game Designers to translate goals and constraints into compelling user-facing experiences.
  • Collaborate with Visual Designers to level up the UX & UI of Fortnite.
  • Create wireframes, interactive prototypes, and documentation that clearly convey ideas.
  • Present and pitch designs to Product Managers, Developers, and Stakeholders.
  • Work alongside Engineers, UI Technical Designers, and UX Researchers to develop features and systems.
  • Produce UX design work such as competitive analysis, information architecture, content strategy, user stories, journey mapping, and accessibility standards.
  • Work to resolve design discrepancies across teams within Fortnite.
  • Work collaboratively across multiple teams to create consistency.
  • Build design systems that enhance our ability to design more efficiently and consistently.
  • Work quickly and effectively in a fast paced environment.

What we’re looking for

  • You have 5+ years of experience working collaboratively to design features and complex UX systems through to completion across multiple platforms (mobile, web, pc, consoles).
  • You have 5+ years of experience working in Agile environments and on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • You have at least 2+ years of experience shipping updates and new features to a user base on a regular cadence.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and at least 3-4 years of experience presenting to other team members and stakeholders.
  • You are skilled with Figma, the Adobe Suite, and prototyping software.
  • You are known for your ability to take complex spaces and boil them down into clear wireframes and prototypes that are easy to understand and clearly articulated.
  • You have a strong online portfolio demonstrating user-centered design solutions with strong visual direction and interaction design.
  • You have a passion for making and playing games.
  • You’re a proactive individual who naturally leans into owning outcomes from start to finish.
  • You’re highly proactive and able to work autonomously, but really enjoy collaborating as part of a high performing team.
  • You’re able to deal with ambiguity well and adapt to changes of plan quickly.

Bonus Points

  • You have worked on 2+ AAA game titles.
  • You have worked in eCommerce.
  • You’ve built complex, successful design systems.
  • A degree in related fields (Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Psychology, Interaction Design, etc).

About Us

Epic Games spans across 12 countries with 32 studios and 1,800+ 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. ​

Epic Job + Epic Benefits = Epic Life

Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay for 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. We offer coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, AD&D and Life Insurance, 401k.

We offer plenty of annual celebrations for employees and family members to show the love for our people. Additionally, each year, we celebrate the Epic family with company-wide paid breaks, generous paid time off, and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical - we think our people are pretty awesome!