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Lead Technical UI Designer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 05-05-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
UX DESIGN

What We Do

We design customer and user-focused experiences that are fresh and innovative, while problem solving by anticipating user behavior and hurdles. We approach the most complex of problems and address them with simple, intuitive, and useful solutions.

What You'll Do

Epic is looking for passionate Lead Tech UI Designers. In this position, you will lead and manage a team of Technical UI designers (4-8) working on a major initiative at Epic. You will guide your team to build well thought out features and systems using Unreal Engine, UMG, Blueprints, and C++. You will work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team to ship features to millions of players around the world.

In this role, you will
• Lead a team of Tech UI designers (4-8) working in one of the major initiatives at Epic.
• Set up a culture of mentorship and excellence within the Tech UI design craft.
• Collaborate with other UX/UI Craft leads to ensure great communication is happening and stronger cross team relationships are built.
• Establish best practices and procedures for Tech UI Design.
• Help build tools and systems that will help clear up UI tech debt, make it easier and faster to ship UI, and level up the UI overall.
• Work collaboratively across multiple teams to create consistency.

What we're looking for
• A service oriented, compassionate leader.
• 2 - 4 years of experience managing a team of 2-8 people or equivalent training.
• You have excellent written and verbal communication skills and at least 5+ years of experience presenting to other team members and stakeholders.
• 5+ years of professional engine experience (Custom engine, Unity, UE4, Lumberyard, Snowdrop, etc.), and have game industry 3D-package experience (3D Studio, Maya, etc.).
• 5+ years of scripting experience, bonus points for C++ experience
• 3+ years of experience hiring and managing multiple teams.
• You're known for thinking at big picture views strategically and identifying and solving extremely complex problem spaces.

If you have a portfolio/reel/website you'd like to share, please hyperlink it to your resume, or submit it as an attachment with your application.

This role is open to multiple locations (including CA, WA, and NYC).

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).

New York City Base Pay Range

$143,680 - $239,466 USD

California Base Pay Range

$143,680 - $239,466 USD

Washington Base Pay Range

$135,059 - $225,098 USD

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-rz88b1-18-232-31-255-42 in your application.

Salary Details

Salary Range: $143,680 to $239,466 Per Year ($ 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.