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Senior Gameplay Systems Programmer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 04-05-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
ENGINEERING - GAMES

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

Fortnite's Player Expression team is responsible for equipping our players with an incredible diversity of looks and styles to show off their personality and interests. As a senior programmer on this team, you'll be pushing the envelope for customization and player choice across the Fortnite ecosystem - from characters to cars to entirely new experiences.

In this role, you will
• Architect, plan, and implement new game systems while optimizing and fixing bugs in existing systems
• Be a team player, learning with your peers and improving process as you go
• Build relationships with adjacent teams including art, performance, animation tech, and automation
• Support technical excellence of a live service game across multiple platforms
• Write robust, maintainable code with extensibility in mind
• Advocate for the player experience, preserving and enhancing the library of cosmetics players have acquired

What we're looking for
• Strong C++ programming skills
• Experience designing and building robust systems
• A passion for games with a willingness to focus on visual but gameplay-adjacent areas
• Initiative, strong work ethic, and ability to work independently
• Excellent communication skills to work within a geographically distributed team and reach across team boundaries
• Unreal Engine development experience preferred but not required

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-rn145m-44-200-86-95-42 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.