Full Time Job

Lead Gameplay Producer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 01-12-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

What We Do

Whether it's driving a vision from start to finish or collaborating with teams to inspire and deliver projects of Epic quality, Epic's production teams take pride in consistently delivering world-class products and experiences.

What You'll Do

We are growing the team, forging the first adventures in LEGO Fortnite, blending the engaging and welcoming Fortnite universe with the creativity and playfulness of LEGO. We are seeking a Lead Gameplay Producer to drive one of our gameplay pods dedicated to the LEGO Fortnite project. In this role, you will work with designers, artists, programmers and product managers to build the path forward for LEGO Fortnite.

In this role, you will
• Oversee the development and regular release of innovative gameplay content, ensuring it captivates and retains our player base
• Manage the coordination of project timelines, resources, and deliverables within your gameplay pod
• Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure a unified and compelling gameplay experience that aligns with the collaborative vision of LEGO and Fortnite
• Manage the closing of your milestones, allowing for agile innovation, but balancing responsible hardening, guaranteeing each release meets our standards of excellence and innovation
• Continuously explore and implement new strategies to engage players, ensuring the content remains fresh and relevant
• Lead and inspire a team of game developers and designers, promoting a culture of creativity, collaboration, and excellence
• Incorporate player feedback to refine and improve future gameplay content and experiences. Be passionate about listening to players and make time to crawl through all channels of feedback

What we're looking for
• A strong understanding of data (KPI) driven development
• Experience running a large, distributed development team
• Experience with multi-platform titles, from development to release and through the live operations phase
• A good knowledge of light-touch production systems that allow teams to thrive without unnecessary overhead
• Extensive experience in gameplay production, preferably in a leadership role
• Strong project management and organizational skills
• In-depth knowledge of game design and player engagement tactics
• Demonstrated ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines and lead teams to perform above and beyond
• Excellent communication and team collaboration skills
• A passion for gaming, with a specific interest and familiarity with Fortnite and LEGO

This role is open to multiple locations in North America (including CA, NYC, & 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).

British Columbia Base Pay Range

$208,934 - $306,436 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-rnn4b1-100-26-196-222-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $208,934 to $306,436 Per Year ($ 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.