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WHAT MAKES US EPIC?

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.

DESIGN

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’ Creator Platform team is looking for a Technical Systems Designer. In this role, you will help design systems and features, while refining the tools and workflow used by both first-party and individual creators to build engaging experiences. You will be working on core gameplay systems straddling Unreal Engine, UEFN and Fortnite Creative to empower content creators and developers. Our ideal candidate has experience in systems and gameplay design and brings a passion for creative empowerment for both players and developers alike.

In this role, you will

  • Help identify and design gameplay features that expand the Fortnite Ecosystem to new genres and audiences

  • Design features utilizing systems and tools design, ensuring a good end-user experience and producing quality documentation

  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team to guide the feature to final implementation, providing feedback and design input throughout the process

  • Provide constant design feedback about features and take on feedback from other team members and disciplines

  • Be the primary point of contact for triage of open issues related to your feature

  • Help develop new features and processes within the design team

What we're looking for

  • 5+ years experience shipping multiple titles as a gameplay or systems designer

  • Passionate about player experience, with a deep understanding of player motivations, player expectation, and player agency

  • Technical Game System Design: Data Asset Architecture; Spreadsheet Automation; Strong software architecture in Blueprints; Algorithm efficiency and robustness; Impeccable ability to translate between engineers and designers

  • Demonstrated understanding of gameplay systems, game creation tools, and user experience

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience guiding collaboration across various disciplines

  • Experience working with multiple engines including Unreal would be ideal

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 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.

ABOUT US

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.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.