Lead Gameplay Programmer

LEGO Fortnite

Posted on 6/3/2024

Epic Games

Epic Games

5,001-10,000 employees

Develops 3D engine technology and digital platforms

Industrial & Manufacturing
Consumer Software
Real Estate

Senior, Expert

Morrisville, NC, USA

  • Strong C++ skills and programming principles knowledge.
  • Experience developing AAA games or game engine technology professionally.
  • Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and able to work independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with demonstrated ability to communicate fluently in English (written and verbal).
  • Experience with player engagement and retention systems is a plus.
  • Lead a team of programmers focused on player-facing features and gameplay systems.
  • Build and maintain bridges with stakeholders to realize company vision.
  • Experiment with game design and use rapid prototyping while ensuring that strong architectural and algorithmic decisions are made.
  • Work closely with art and design to create and iterate on gameplay features.
  • Prototype and iterate on features and be willing to accept and respond to critical feedback.
  • Optimize and fix bugs in existing gameplay systems.
  • Contribute ideas toward all aspects of the game’s production and development.

Epic Games is a prominent provider of Unreal Engine, a widely utilized 3D engine technology with applications in gaming, film, architecture, automotive, and simulation. The company also offers Epic Online Services and Epic Games Store, establishing a comprehensive digital platform for developers and creators to produce, distribute, and manage games and other content.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Cary, North Carolina



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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