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Gameplay Systems Programmer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 05-05-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Engineering at Epic

What we do

Unreal projects have been leading the pack of real-time entertainment with our constantly growing team of engineering experts. We're always improving on the tools and technology that empower content developers worldwide.

What you'll do

The Fortnite Creative Team is bringing the entire toolset of Unreal Engine and the Unreal Editor to developers and creators to make and publish experiences within Fortnite.

We're looking for a Gameplay Systems Programmer to implement gameplay systems, APIs, and features that will allow Fortnite creators to build the next generation of amazing gameplay experiences.

In this role, you will
• Implement, augment and maintain gameplay features and systems that underpin Fortnite Creative
• Diagnose and fix memory and performance issues to unlock the full potential of Fortnite Creative for creators and players
• Solve technical challenges in the development of the Unreal Editor for Fortnite that will take Fortnite Creative experiences to the next level
• Build and maintain bridges with other teams within and outside of Fortnite Creative to help drive and maintain vision
• Look for ways to push the technology forward in new and innovative ways
• Deep-dive on various technical gameplay framework topics, ensuring that the architecture and code are robust and scalable

What we're looking for
• Strong C++ skills and software engineering principles
• A keen analytical mind, with strong problem-solving skills
• Experience developing AAA games or game engine technology professionally
• Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and able to work independently
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate fluently in English (written and verbal)
• You're user-focused, passionate, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0eve6-34-231-247-88-42 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.