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UI Engineer Lead

Epic Games

Cary, NC 08-31-2021
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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

The Fortnite Creative Team is bringing the entire toolset of Unreal Engine and the Unreal Editor to developers and creators to make and publish experiences within Fortnite.
On Fortnite Creative, the UI plays an integral role as the primary means for Creators to create new games and experiences.

You will lead the development of several new in-game and meta UI experiences as we flesh out and develop Fortnite Creative, allowing creators to build the next generation of amazing gameplay experiences.

What you'll do

As a lead of a small team of UI programmers, you will be expected to be hands-on and contribute across a variety of online full-stack UI features on all hardware platforms.

In this role, you will be responsible for
• Driving prototyping, implementation, and execution of major Creative UI screens and flows
• Working with other discipline leads to ensure that UI meets aesthetic and functional requirements
• Attending to every detail, especially with regard to compliance, layout, and design
• Growing and mentoring a small team of UI programmers
• Architecting, planning, and implementing new UI systems
• Contributing ideas toward all aspects of the game's production and development
• Writing robust, maintainable code
• 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-gxnyqj-3-238-132-225-42 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.