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.

FORTNITE UXUI

What We Do

You will design customer and user-focused experiences that are fresh and innovative while problem solving by anticipating user behavior and hurdles. As part of the UX team, you know how to approach the most complex of problems and address them with simple, intuitive, and useful solutions.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is looking for eager to learn and collaborative, Technical UI designers to work on Fortnite. In this position, you will have a role as an integral team member implementing UI designs and screens in Unreal Engine, building rapid prototypes, layouts, visual scripting, and leveling up designs and player experiences. You will work with UX Designers, UI Artists, and UI Engineers to ship these features to millions of users around the world. The ideal candidate would be comfortable calculating basic algebra math ("Game math"), working on game or menu systems, building responsive layouts that meet various sizes and accessibility needs, and basic programming principles.

In This Role You Will

  • Work on UI Screens or Features, break down feature/wireframe into necessary widget structures and propose data inputs into the widgets.
  • Work with UX & UI Art  to identify needs and communicate the technical requirements of those needs to engineers.
  • Create layouts from the provided wireframes with appropriate widget setup so UI Artists can begin styling and building on widgets.
  • Implement blueprint logic when presentation logic calls for it. Assist UI Artists where necessary to implement special presentation behavior, fix layout issues, and debug problems. 
  • Build in modularity to widgets to be easily changed in rapid prototyping for Art & UX designers.
  • Thinking of localization and accessibility needs and including those into the widget creation process

What We're Looking For

  • 2+ years of experience building UI and experiences in game engines and across multiple platforms (mobile, web, pc, consoles).
  • 2+ years of experience working in Agile environments and on multi-disciplinary teams. 
  • 1+ years of experience shipping updates and new features to a user base on a regular cadence.
  • Have engine experience (Custom engine, Unity, UE4, Lumberyard, Snowdrop, etc.)
  • You are a logical problem solver who pays a lot of attention to detail and has excellent written and communication skills
  • You can "translate" communication across departments (i.e talk to engineering about visual design needs, summarize technical issues, etc), but also have empathy for non technical team members and the ability to empower others on your team.

​Bonus Points

  • UI work on 2+ AA/A game titles.
  • You can write in C++ 
  • Scripting or visual scripting experience 
  • ​Experience with building materials/shaders in Unreal Engine or Unity
  • Experience with Unreal Engine (even more points for Unreal Motion Graphics UI Designer experience.)
  • Experience in 3D Software such as (Maya, 3D Studio Max, Blender)
  • You’ve contributed to UI art pipelines and best practices

If you have a portfolio/reel/website you'd like to share, please hyperlink it to your resume, or submit it as an attachment with your application.

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 and profit share. 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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