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Psyonix is a video game developer best known for Rocket League, the award-winning game that combines soccer, driving, and highly competitive gameplay. As part of the Epic Games family, we are an industry-leading game studio rooted in a crunch-free philosophy that emphasizes an amazing employee experience, located in the heart of San Diego. For nearly 20 years, we have been a driving force behind some of the most successful games in the industry, including Gears of War, Mass Effect 3, XCOM: Enemy Unknown, Bulletstorm, Unreal Tournament III and Unreal Tournament 2004.

DESIGN

What We Do

Put your design skills to work at a cutting-edge company that challenges the norm. From character and level design to competitive gameplay and system design, help shape the future of interactive entertainment at Epic.

What You'll Do

Psyonix (a subsidiary of Epic) is looking for a Senior Technical Designer to develop, manage, and implement complex features across our vehicle-based products. You will work with development teams of Artists, Engineers, Designers, Producers, and Product Managers to develop and implement highly modular systems and tools to support our vehicle-based products within the Fortnite Ecosystem.

In this role, you will

  • Create clear and concise technical design documentation and support design work on multiple projects
  • Propose and present solutions in which technical design is a key stakeholder in
  • Partner with the production, design, and engineering teams to provide a clear message to stakeholders regarding technical design tasks, priorities and status
  • Design, develop, and implement modular systems utilizing both visual and written scripting languages
  • Iterate on designs, prototypes, and features based on feedback from peers and stakeholders
  • Take ownership of internal tooling and workflows and coordinate technical work across multiple disciplines
  • Proactively work with UX/UI to improve the form and function of our internal and external tooling and workflows
  • Work with Design, Development, Production and Product leadership across Epic to guide technical design direction of initiatives related to vehicles

What we're looking for

  • 5+ years of technical design experience
  • Experience with Unreal Editor
  • Professional experience with a high-level programming language (e.g. C++, C#, Swift, Javascript, Python, etc.)
  • Level design experience (in a professional setting or on personal projects)
  • Proficiency with writing technical documentation with experience writing for an audience spanning multiple disciplines
  • Familiarity and interest in Rocket League and Rocket Racing mechanics and features
  • Strong verbal communication skills with experience communicating technical designs and concepts across multiple disciplines

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. 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.

Pay Transparency Information

The expected annual base pay range(s) for this position are detailed below. Each base pay range is relevant only for individuals who are residents of or will be expected to work within the specified locale. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors, which include (but aren’t limited to) things such as skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, and experience. In addition to base pay, most employees are eligible to participate in Epic’s generous benefit plans and discretionary incentive programs (subject to the terms of those plans or programs).

California Base Pay Range
$158,988$233,182 USD

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