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Senior Gameplay Programmer, Uefn

Epic Games

Cary, NC 06-12-2024
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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

The Fortnite Creative Team is bringing the entire toolset of Unreal Engine and the Unreal Editor to developers and creators to make and publish experiences within Fortnite. We're looking for a Senior Gameplay Systems Programmer to implement gameplay systems, APIs, and features that will allow Fortnite creators to build the next generation of amazing gameplay experiences.

In this role, you will
• Implement, augment and maintain gameplay features and systems that underpin Fortnite Creative
• Solve technical challenges in the development of the Unreal Editor for Fortnite that will take Fortnite Creative experiences to the next level
• Build and maintain bridges with other teams within and outside of Fortnite Creative to help drive and maintain vision
• Look for ways to push the technology forward in new and innovative ways
• Deep-dive on various technical gameplay framework topics, ensuring that the architecture and code are robust and scalable
• Diagnose and fix memory and performance issues to unlock the full potential of Fortnite Creative for creators and players

What we're looking for
• Strong C++ skills and software programming principles
• A keen analytical mind, with strong problem-solving skills
• Experience developing AAA games or game engine technology professionally
• Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and able to work independently
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate fluently in English (written and verbal)

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

New York City Base Pay Range

$215,921 - $316,683 USD

California Base Pay Range

$190,010 - $278,682 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-rv0y97-44-213-60-33-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $215,921 to $316,683 Per Year ($ 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.