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Senior Gameplay Programmer

Epic Games

Montreal, QC 03-11-2024
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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 engineering experts. We're always improving on the tools and technology that empower content developers worldwide.

What You'll Do

We are seeking a Gameplay Programmer to join the gameplay team for a main internal project in the Fortnite ecosystem. They will be responsible for driving core gameplay features, collaborating, and iterating between programmers, designers, and artists. They will play a critical role in building future gameplay systems within the Fortnite ecosystem.

In this role, you will
• Experiment with game design and use rapid prototyping while ensuring that strong architectural and algorithmic decisions are made
• Architecture and implement gameplay features from 3 Cs mechanics to game systems
• Work closely with art and design to create and iterate on gameplay features
• Supporting technical excellence of Fortnite on multiple platforms
• Optimize and fix bugs in existing gameplay systems
• Write robust, maintainable code

What we're looking for
• At least 5 years of 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 from building characters, cameras, and controls (3 Cs) to gameplay systems
• Experience shipping games with Unreal Engine 5, or relevant experience in Unreal.
• Strong game design sensibility: ability to articulate what is strong/weak about the design of existing games (an interest in online games is preferred)
• Demonstrated experience in collaborating with designers to build innovative solutions
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and able to work independently

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-g47je1-44-210-83-132-42 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.