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Technical Designer - Lego Fortnite

Epic Games

Cary, NC 03-27-2024
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Job Description
Technical Designer (AI / Creatures) - LEGO Fortnite


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.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is looking for a Senior AI Designer to join our team working on Lego Fortnite. Game designers at Epic are a part of a cross-discipline development team that own the vision and drive to create innovative features and content which expand the Fortnite universe.

In this role, you will
• Own the design vision for AI focused features
• Craft high quality, player-facing AI behaviors and abilities using behavior trees and visual scripting
• Create quick prototypes to try out and demonstrate new ideas in game
• Collaborate with team members from various disciplines to deliver high quality experiences to our players
• Cooperate with other designers from the AI team to define and promote a cohesive vision for AI in Fortnite
• Use playtest feedback to iterate and improve AI features
• Create and maintain clear and concise design documentation

What we're looking for
• Experience shipping multiple AAA titles as a Designer
• Experience developing AI for a highly systemic environment
• Experience creating behavior trees and using visual scripting
• A creative approach that can surprise and amaze players with new ideas and experiences
• Talent for empathizing with players and a deep understanding of player motivations
• Team player with good communication skills (verbal and written)

This role is open to multiple locations in North America (including 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).

Washington Base Pay Range

$169,829 - $249,082 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-d8ezx6-3-238-235-248-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $169,829 to $249,082 Per Year ($ 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.