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Animation Programmer, Sequencer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 04-08-2024
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  • Full Time
Job Description
PROGRAMMING - UNREAL ENGINE

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

You will be responsible for developing, enhancing and maintaining the core systems of Unreal Engine 5 that power Fortnite cinematic trailers, live events and cinematic experiences in UEFN. You will work directly with the brightest technical minds and talented artists in the business as we build the premier cinematic tools that are being used in visual effects houses and virtual production stages around the world.

In this role, you will
• Help write, implement and maintain core animation systems and tools that drive cinematics in Unreal Engine 5
• Work closely with other programmers, animators, technical animators, product designers, leads and external technology partners across multiple teams and timezones
• Write technical documentation and designs

What we're looking for
• Extensive experience in writing C++ applications and tool development
• Experience in professional game, visual effects, and/or animation system development with a deep understanding of state of the art animation systems, algorithms and techniques
• Experience with high performance hierarchical evaluation of engine systems, keyframe posing and animation systems, virtual production pipelines, and/or high-quality image sequence rendering
• Performance-minded development and optimization skills along with experience with non-linear editor systems
• Experience with multi-threaded programming and system tasks such as graphics, audio, I/O, networking, memory handling, debuggers, etc
• Someone who is user-focused, passionate, positive, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do

This role is open to multiple locations across North America and Europe (including CA & WA).

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).

California Base Pay Range

$167,399 - $245,519 USD

Washington Base Pay Range

$157,355 - $230,788 USD

British Columbia Base Pay Range

$146,253 - $214,504 CAD

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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm0o6m-3-236-116-27-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $167,399 to $245,519 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.