Full Time Job

Game Designer

Epic Games

Montreal, QC 05-05-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

What you’ll do

Epic Games is looking for Game Designers, ranging from mid-level to experienced seniors, to join our team. In this role, you'll utilize your AI experience and knowledge of design tools to push the quality of the project and delight players with fresh experiences.  

In this role, you will

Design engaging experiences utilizing Unreal behavior systems to create emergent behavior between players and AI.

Owns implementation of large parts of these experiences from start to finish. Blueprint Scripting,  Replication, replays etc

Be the go-to person for the implementation of complex content that stretches the capabilities of existing systems, or projects that require heavy artist/designer/engineer interaction

Be an advocate for player experience and create compelling user stories

What we’re looking for

3+ years of game design experience with at least one shipped game

Strong familiarity with visual scripting languages; preferably Blueprints. 

Ability to understand and create compelling relationships for AI with players, items, and other AI within a multiplayer environment. 

A strong, innate sense of design willing to proactively identify design and technical issues and willing to tackle or get help when appropriate.

Ability to communicate your ideas and collaborate with others

Create clear and concise design specs

Strong verbal communication of ideas to the team

Passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative

Capable of pulling together resources to create assets from scratch to shippable by collaborating with the respective teams across multiple disciplines

Well versed in behavior systems (eg. Behavior trees) and interactions with players and AI

Technically competent and able to work autonomously in a small team environment within a larger team

Ability to create your own functional prototypes.

Nice to have skills

Deep familiarity with Fortnite Battle Royale

Experience with network replication

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rz5623-35-173-234-169-42 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.