Full Time Job

Game Designer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 02-12-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

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 a Gameplay Designer to join our team working on LEGO Fortnite. In this role, you'll work with a gameplay team to create features and systems that delight players with fresh experiences. This position specifically focuses on the Village Building and NPC mechanics in LEGO Fortnite.

In this role, you will
• Help drive the design vision, documentation, implementation and own the outcome for features within LEGO Fortnite.
• Work in the Unreal Engine to implement your designs in Blueprint in close collaboration with engineers, animators, VFX, sound artists, and others.
• Actively participate in big-picture decisions and work with other designers to focus on the correct 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
• 3+ years experience as a game designer
• Experience designing game content for GaaS model.
• Experience working with Blueprint or other scripting languages
• Strong communication skills: ability to adapt your messaging to your audiences and create & maintain documentation.
• Deep empathy and understanding of player motivations and forms of play
• A passion for gaming, with a specific interest and familiarity with Fortnite, LEGO, and ''cozy'' games.
• You're user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do

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-g3qebn-100-26-196-222-42 in your application.

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.