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Senior Tools Programmer - Editor Framework

Epic Games

Vancouver, BC 10-29-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
ENGINEERING - ENGINE

What We Do

Unreal-powered projects have been on the bleeding edge of real-time entertainment for over 20 years. Our team of engineering experts are always innovating to improve the tools and technology that empower content developers worldwide.

What You'll Do

We're looking for a Senior Tools Programmer to work on the development of the Unreal Engine editor. The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and be able to design and implement editor systems that will be integral to the development of the Unreal Engine editor. You will also work with artists and content creators to develop new user facing tools. You should have an endless list of ideas for improving the game development pipeline and adding exciting new features to the editor. You will make a direct impact on the productivity of others by developing user-facing tools for one of the leading game engines used by developers across the world.

In This Role You Will
• Design and implement low-level systems for the Unreal Engine editor
• Work with artists and designers to build content creation tools and workflows
• Analyze and fix common problems in a game engine such as load times, memory usage, and performance issues
• Fix bugs and improve the Unreal Engine code base
• Support external customers by answering their technical requests and questions

What We're Looking For
• Excellent C++ skills
• Strong knowledge of linear algebra
• Experience writing tools that improve the user experience of the consumer of the tool or that add some obvious value to game development or similar field
• Well versed in software engineering principles
• Experience writing UIs with a toolkit such as WPF, QT, Slate (UE4 UI system)
• Familiarity with an existing game engine with an understanding of game engine and editor concepts
• Familiarity with multiple platforms and/or Unreal Engine is a plus
• Experience developing in a large codebase; ideally experience designing and implementing a tool from the ground up
• Demonstrated ability to communicate fluently in English (written and verbal)
• Someone who is user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4w0qq-52-90-49-108-42 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.