Full Time Job

Senior Gameplay Audio Programmer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 06-25-2024
Apply @ Employer
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

What We Do

We raise the quality level of audio in all Epic game titles and technologies as well as engage with a world-class team to create amazing gaming experiences.

What You'll Do

We're looking for a programmer passionate about audio for the Audio Gameplay Programming team, which operates across all of Epic's first-party products, including Unreal Engine, Fortnite, Rocket League, special demos, and more. You will play a critical role in developing audio-focused gameplay features in close collaboration with the Unreal Engine Audio team, Audio Content Designers, and Technical Audio Designers for our collaboration with Disney.

In this role, you will
• Design and implement new Audio Gameplay Systems for use in Epic's products
• Design, guide, and advocate for common technical solutions, with an eye for what could be core engine audio tech or systems to support gameplay audio features in multiple products
• Collaborate with product owners, technical audio designers, gameplay programmers, and audio engine programmers across multiple products to identify, design, and develop systems that meet the needs of content creators and players
• Work with audio content teams to track down and resolve gameplay-related bugs and performance issues

What we're looking for
• Strong programming skills with C++ and knowledge of Unreal Engine's pipelines and framework
• Familiarity or understanding of game engines, gameplay programming concepts, audio, and audio content creation.
• Well-versed in software programming principles
• Experience developing in a large codebase is a plus
• Experience in writing tools that accelerate development is a plus
• Familiarity with multiple platforms and/or game engines is a plus

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

California Base Pay Range

$202,965 - $297,682 USD

Washington Base Pay Range

$202,965 - $297,682 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-r0kpnm-3-92-91-54-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $202,965 to $297,682 Per Year ($ 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.