Design Director
Posted on 4/14/2022
Morrisville, NC, USA
Experience Level
  • Experience leading game teams from a director or other high level design leadership perspective
  • An expert level background in a creative craft you can speak to and draw from
  • A deep understanding of what makes games tick at all levels, with a particular focus on what makes them fun immersive experiences
  • A keen understanding of what makes the Battle Royale genre work is required
  • Passion and excitement for applying yourself to highly complicated problem spaces
  • Excellent soft skills; you are able to navigate the day to day ups and downs of working with a large team across many disciplines and locations with ease
  • An eye and passion for helping to creatively shape a product that goes beyond the game team
  • You're user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to define a vision and business goals for a season within Fortnite Battle Royale
  • Hold that vision across the company with clarity and excitement and inspire the development team to follow you
  • Oversee season development from start to finish - From leading ideation with the team and shaping a timeline of engagement across the whole season, to making tough decisions on quality and scope throughout production
  • Work with Product Managers to gain insights from player metrics and marketplace data, then translate those insights into actionable goals to improve the player experience
  • Work with Production, discipline leads, and HR to manage staffing, feature scope, production milestones, and hiring
  • Focus on mentoring and empowering the team to be independently successful and make solid decisions without your involvement
  • Uphold Epic's design and gameplay quality bar
  • Foster curiosity and healthy risk taking
Epic Games

1,001-5,000 employees

Video game developer (makers of Fortnight)
Company Overview
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.
  • 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