Epic Games

Lead UI Programmer - Fortnite

London, UK
Unreal C++
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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.

ENGINEERING - GAMES

What We Do

Unreal projects have been leading the pack of real-time entertainment with our constantly growing team of engineering experts.  We’re always improving on the tools and technology that empower content developers worldwide.

What You'll Do

We’re looking for a Lead UI Programmer who is passionate about games and well-versed in C++ and UI development.  The Fortnite Player Investment team is responsible for building systems that challenge and reward players.  In this role, you'll start as a hands-on contributor to player-facing Fornite UI and pick up increasing people leadership duties as your team grows.

In this role, you will

  • Work closely with art and design leads to ensure that UI meets aesthetic and functional requirements while attending to every detail, especially with regard to compliance, layout, and design
  • Serve as a leader by example and mentor to other developers in your team
  • Architect, plan, and implement new UI systems while optimizing and fixing bugs in existing UI systems
  • Contribute ideas toward all aspects of the game’s production and development
  • Work collaboratively with the team to ensure that UI meets aesthetic and functional requirements

What we're looking for

  • Exceptional C++ programming skills  
  • Experience developing UI features for games across multiple platforms  
  • Enthusiasm for leveling up other developers through coaching and mentorship
  • Unreal Engine development experience  
  • Passion for games and great user experiences  
  • Keen analytical mind and mature problem-solving skills

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.

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.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

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