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.

ART

What We Do

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire. 

What You'll Do

Epic is looking for Lead Tech Artists to join our team working on Fortnite. A successful candidate should have a broad knowledge of art creation for games. They should understand modeling, texturing and animation fundamentals. They should be able to combine geometry, materials, effects and UE4/UE5 Blueprints to create complex art. They should be able to work with other developers to ship cosmetics, gameplay and engine features.

In this role, you will

  • Create complex materials for characters, weapons and environments
  • Establish workflows and tools for other artists to utilize when making unique assets
  • Execute on a range of visual effects styles from realistic to stylized
  • Work with engineers and artists to optimize content for many platforms
  • Own gameplay and engine features from the technical art side maintaining the high quality bar for Fortnite

What we're looking for

  • Desire to lead / work with a team and own features from inception to ship
  • You’re a go-to resource for complex material logic, PBR material standards and organization
  • Enthusiastic about in-game performance; making art efficient and forward thinking
  • Mastery of UE4/UE5 and related art pipelines
  • Very strong technical and logic skills surrounding Blueprints / Scripting
  • Abilities in secondary areas such as modeling, skinning, animation, or lighting
  • Desire to work with a team, supporting other content creators such as modelers, VFX artists
  • Must have a strong reel/portfolio showing executed game tech art
  • Desire and knowledge of how to push Unreal Engine further

EPIC JOB + EPIC BENEFITS = EPIC LIFE

We pay 100% for benefits for both employees and dependents and offer coverage for supplemental medical, dental, vision, critical illness, telemedicine, Life and AD&D, long term disability insurance as well as weekly indemnity (short term disability) and a retirement savings plan with a competitive employer match. In addition to the EAP (employee assistance program), we also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents.

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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