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Quest Designer, Lego Fortnite

Epic Games

Montreal, QC 02-16-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
DESIGN

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 Quest Designers to join our team working on LEGO Fortnite. In this role, you'll work with a team of designers in order to create quest content that supports a variety of systems, modes, and playstyles. Quest Designers at Epic collaborate with a cross-discipline development team responsible for engaging players with goals that enrich their experience and tie in to broader forms of progression.

In this role, you will
• Collaborate to craft goals for players that build their exposure, experience, and mastery of new and existing game mechanics in the world of LEGO Fortnite
• Contribute and help guide the design, vision and outcome for quest content that fulfills key player engagement metrics and supports broad systematic framework needs
• Communicate and represent a vision for the player's experience to your team members as well as supporting teams of all crafts
• Collaborate with product management and marketing teams to ensure player satisfaction and overall game health
• Maintain a high quality bar for design
• Actively participate in big-picture decisions and take initiative 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
• Work closely with production to identify, prioritize, and complete design work

What we're looking for
• 3+ years experience shipping multiple titles as a game designer working on quest content or goal-based progression systems
• Experience designing game content for GaaS model
• Demonstrated talent for empathizing with players and a deep understanding of player motivations, forms of play, and the effects of goal setting on play
• Strong interest in Fortnite and crafting games with an understanding of what makes them work
• Solution oriented problem solver who can react quickly to changing project needs and drive to decisions
• 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-g6wm20-3-227-240-72-42 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.