System Design Lead

Posted on 6/10/2024

Epic Games

Epic Games

5,001-10,000 employees

Develops 3D engine technology and digital platforms

Industrial & Manufacturing
Consumer Software
Real Estate


Montreal, QC, Canada

  • 7+ years of experience shipping multiple AAA titles as a Game Designer
  • 2+ years in a Lead Game Designer role
  • Excellent knowledge of development tools, game engines (preferably UE 4/5), and pipelines
  • A solid understanding of game design principles including core experience, retention, player progression, player motivations, balance, and more
  • Ability to take ownership and communicate initiatives to ensure they are completed on time and in line with the design vision
  • Design, prototype, and iterate on various complex design systems that support the core gameplay and creative vision
  • Work closely with Leads to develop and validate a thoughtful metagame experience
  • Work with Production and your Leads to identify and prioritize work essential for creating these systems
  • Take charge of driving the design and implementation of these systems to a high standard
  • Generate documentation and use spreadsheets and flow charts to model game systems and account for how different types of players will interact with them
  • Fine-tune the player experience through playtesting, iteration, game balancing, and rebalancing, and continuously look for ways to improve or expand on the game experience

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