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Senior Game Designer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 03-05-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 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 Senior Gameplay Designers to join our team working on LEGO Fortnite. In this role, you'll work with a team of designers in order to create engaging scenarios and encounters that support a variety of systems, modes, and playstyles.

In this role, you will
• Collaborate to design encounters and scenarios for players that modify their play patterns, increase replayability of the game, test knowledge and mastery of the game systems and existing game mechanics all while immersing them in the world of LEGO Fortnite and providing fun and delight
• Contribute and help guide the design, vision and outcome for scenario content that supports broad systematic framework needs - new systems, world content, IP integrations, amplifying it and bringing all elements together
• 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
• Actively participate in big-picture decisions, and ensure the design team focuses on the right elements 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

What we're looking for
• 5+ years of experience shipping multiple titles as a game designer working on scenario/mission content or scripting part of the level design workflow
• Passion for games with a wide breadth of game knowledge
• Demonstrated talent for empathizing with players and a deep understanding of player motivations and forms of play
• Strong interest in survival and sandbox games with an understanding of what makes them work
• Solution-oriented problem solver who can react quickly to changing project needs and drive decisions

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-d9y3y7-3-238-235-248-42 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.