Senior Gameplay Systems Programmer

    • Epic Games
  • Cary, NC
  • Posted 45 days ago | Updated 3 hours ago

Overview

On Site
Full Time

Skills

C++
Game development
Real-time
Work ethic
Virtual team
Unreal Engine
Life insurance
3D computer graphics
Architectural design
Epic
Creativity
Leadership
Customization
Art
Animation
Automation
Software development
FOCUS
Communication
Coaching
Value engineering
Virtual reality
Media
Policies
Recruiting

Job Details

WHAT MAKES US EPIC?

At the core of Epic's success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it's building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we're always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We're constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

ENGINEERING - GAMES
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.
What You'll Do

Fortnite's Player Expression team is responsible for equipping our players with an incredible diversity of looks and styles to show off their personality and interests. As a senior programmer on this team, you'll be pushing the envelope for customization and player choice across the Fortnite ecosystem - from characters to cars to entirely new experiences.
In this role, you will
  • Architect, plan, and implement new game systems while optimizing and fixing bugs in existing systems
  • Be a team player, learning with your peers and improving process as you go
  • Build relationships with adjacent teams including art, performance, animation tech, and automation
  • Support technical excellence of a live service game across multiple platforms
  • Write robust, maintainable code with extensibility in mind
  • Advocate for the player experience, preserving and enhancing the library of cosmetics players have acquired
What we're looking for
  • Strong C++ programming skills
  • Experience designing and building robust systems
  • A passion for games with a willingness to focus on visual but gameplay-adjacent areas
  • Initiative, strong work ethic, and ability to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills to work within a geographically distributed team and reach across team boundaries
  • Unreal Engine development experience preferred but not required
EPIC JOB + EPIC BENEFITS = EPIC LIFE

Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents. Throughout the year we celebrate our employees with events and company-wide paid breaks. We offer unlimited PTO and sick time and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical.

ABOUT US

Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ 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.
Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here .

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