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Senior Gameplay Programmer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 04-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

What We Do

Unreal projects have been leading the pack of real-time entertainment with our constantly growing team of programming experts. We're always improving on the tools and technology that empower content developers worldwide.

What You'll Do

As a member of our team, you will play a critical role as part of our collaboration with Disney. As a Gameplay Programmer, you will be in a dynamic role on a small and focused team, helping to define and implement the player experiences. You will have opportunities to work on a variety of projects, get hands-on with cutting-edge technologies, and collaborate with talented internal and external teams, all while building impactful experiences from concept to delivery.

In this role, you will
• Experiment with game design and use rapid prototyping while ensuring that strong architectural and algorithmic decisions are made
• Work closely with art and design to create and iterate on gameplay features
• Optimize and fix bugs in existing gameplay systems
• Write robust, maintainable code

What we're looking for
• Experience developing games professionally, and shipping AAA titles (on multiple platforms preferred)
• Strong analytical abilities with creative problem-solving skills, excelling in thinking innovatively and finding unique solutions
• Strong C++ skills and the ability to code and architect gameplay mechanics and tools
• Experience using Unreal Engine 5
• Well-versed in games and the ability to articulate what is strong/weak about the design of existing games (an interest in online games is preferred)
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and able to work independently

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

$147,311 - $216,057 USD

Washington Base Pay Range

$140,615 - $206,236 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-d9yyx7-3-235-20-185-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $167,399 to $245,519 Per Year ($ 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.