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Senior UI Programmer

Epic Games

San Francisco, CA 11-16-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Engineering at Epic

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.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic.

What we do
Our team builds online Social frameworks and features that support player experiences for internal games like Fortnite. In addition, we provide an SDK that exposes game services for third party game development teams all over the world. We passionately pursue features like social graphs, voice chat, and parties; and also work with matchmaking and player inventory systems, leaderboards, achievements, and more.

What you'll do

As a member of our team, you can expect to contribute across a variety of online game features and hardware platforms, from desktop to console to mobile. You will partner closely with external and internal developers and SDK users, ensuring that the underlying systems we build are scalable and secure.

In this role, you will be responsible for
• Working closely with art and design leads to ensure that UI meets aesthetic and functional requirements
• Attending to every detail, especially with regard to compliance, layout, and design
• Architecting, planning, and implementing new UI systems
• Optimizing and fixing bugs in existing UI systems
• Contributing ideas toward all aspects of the game's production and development
• Writing robust, maintainable code
• Working collaboratively with the team to ensure that UI meets aesthetic and functional requirements
• Working closely with artists, designers, and other programmers on cutting-edge features that support player experiences across Fortnite

What we're looking for
• Exceptional C++ programming skills
• Strong problem-solving, logic, and troubleshooting skills.
• Online service integration experience
• An ability to architect system frameworks and tools
• Experience with multithreading, asynchronous, and event-driven programming
• Passion for building great user experiences and products that serve diverse use cases
• Keen analytical mind and mature problem-solving skills
• You're user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do.
• Experience with one or more of the following: game engines, consoles (Xbox, Nintendo, Playstation), or mobile (Android, iOS)

Who we're looking for

You're user-focused, scrappy, solutions-focused, innovative, and passionate for building great user experiences and products that serve diverse use cases. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g6783q-54-165-57-161-42 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.