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.

PROGRAMMING – GAMES

What We Do

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

What You’ll Do

Harmonix is currently working on creating the next wave of music based games in the Fortnite universe. We are looking for a Senior Animation Programmer to help build the animation technology that will power these games. You will work closely with engineers, artists and animators as you push our animation systems to the next level. Using the tools and pipelines of the Unreal Engine, you will work on all aspects of the animation technology behind a cutting-edge game experience.

In this role, you will

  • Design and implement animation features and tools
  • Work closely with other engineers, animators and artists
  • Analyze and optimize both memory and performance in systems that have to scale from high-end to mobile systems
  • Contribute to the broader design and implementation of the whole project
  • Coordinate on animation systems with other game and engine teams
  • Mentor and coach other engineers, making everyone around you better

What we’re looking for

  • Excellent C++ experience
  • Well-versed in software programming principles
  • Experience in a cross-disciplinary development environment with excellent communication skills. You should be able to communicate and explain trade-offs with non-engineers!
  • Fearless attitude to making deep and profound changes to an existing engine to provide paradigm shifting improvements that change the world
  • Experience developing in a large codebase at a fast pace, making trade-offs between usability, performance, and power
  • Keen interest in music and music games
  • Experience with the Unreal Engine strongly preferred

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 .

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 .

Tagged as: Codebase, Design, Telemedicine, Unreal Engine, Usability

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