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Senior Video Game Designer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 04-22-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Design at Epic

What we do

Put your design skills to work at a cutting-edge company that challenges the norm. From character and level design to competitive gameplay and system design, help shape the future of interactive entertainment at Epic.

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

What you'll do

Epic Games is looking for Game Designers, ranging from mid level to experienced seniors, to join our team working on various projects in development (Fortnite, Spyjinx, Battle Breakers, and various Special Projects). In this role, you'll utilize your experience, knowledge of design tools, and a great sense of scale to push the quality of the project and delight players with fresh experiences.

In this role, you will
• Designing fun experiences for our players. How can we think outside the box to deliver something new?
• Owning implementation of large parts of these experiences from start to finish. Blueprint Scripting, Replication, sequences, replays etc
• Be the go-to person for the implementation of complex content that stretches the capabilities of existing systems, or projects that require heavy artist/designer/engineer interaction
• Be an advocate for player experience and create compelling user stories

What we're looking for
• 3+ (5+ for Sr.) years of game design experience with at least one (2+ for Sr.) shipped game(s).
• Strong familiarity with visual scripting languages; preferably Blueprints.
• A broad skill set is a strength! We are a small team, so cross discipline skills are highly valued.
• Ability to communicate your ideas and collaborate with others
• Create clear and concise design specs
• Strong verbal communication of ideas to the team
• Creating your own functional prototypes
• You're user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do.

Nice to have skills
• Deep familiarity with Fortnite Battle Royale
• Experience with network replication

About Us

Epic Games spans across 12 countries with 32 studios and 1,800+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we've been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring environments to life like never before. Epic's award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design. As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent. ​

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5kp33-3-238-130-97-42 in your application.

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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.