Full-Time

Lead Gameplay Programmer

Epic Games

Epic Games

5,001-10,000 employees

Video game developer (makers of Fortnight)

Industrial & Manufacturing
Consumer Software
Real Estate
Education
Gaming

Senior

Cambridge, MA, USA

Requirements
  • Experience developing games professionally, and shipping AAA titles
  • An analytical mind, with strong problem-solving skills
  • Strong C++ skills and the ability to code and architect gameplay mechanics and tools
  • Well-versed in games and the ability to articulate what is strong/weak about the design of existing games
  • Experience with or desire to work in a live game environment
  • Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and able to work independently
  • Creativity in problem-solving and the ability to think outside of the established solutions
  • Keen interest in music and music games
  • Experience writing multiplayer gameplay systems is a plus
Responsibilities
  • Mentor and coach other engineers, making everyone around you better
  • Ensure the technical approach being proposed for a given feature satisfies both the surface-level and deeper, engineering-specific requirements
  • Prototype and iterate on features and ensure high-quality user experiences across all platforms we support
  • Be a primary hub for communication and information that other disciplines can come to for guidance
  • Write robust, maintainable code

Epic 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. 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. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content.

Company Stage

IPO

Total Funding

$15.4B

Headquarters

Cary, North Carolina

Founded

1991

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

9%

1 year growth

3%

2 year growth

37%

Benefits

Health coverage - 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 and profit share

Robust mental well-being programs & free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents

Unlimited PTO & sick time

Paid sabbatical

INACTIVE