Epic Games is hiring a
Senior Systems Designer

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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.


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

Epic Games’ Fortnite Ecosystem team is looking for a versatile Gameplay Designer. In this role you will help design systems and workflows that bridge the divide between projects and products. You will be working on core gameplay systems straddling Unreal Engine, UEFN and Fortnite Creative to empower content creators and developers. Our ideal candidate has experience in systems and gameplay design and brings a passion for creative empowerment for both players and developers alike.

In this role, you will

  • Help identify and design gameplay features that expand the Fortnite Ecosystem to new genres and audiences
  • Design features utilizing systems and tools design, ensuring a good end-user experience and producing quality documentation
  • Work with a multi-disciplinary team to guide the feature to final implementation, providing feedback and design input throughout the process
  • Provide constant design feedback about features and take on feedback from other team members and disciplines
  • Be the primary point of contact for triage of open issues related to your feature
  • Help develop new features and processes within the design team

What we're looking for

  • 3-6+ years of experience in building UI and experiences in game engines and across multiple platforms (mobile, web, pc, consoles). Or similar experiences that have transferable years of experience
  • 2+ years of experience shipping updates and new features to a user base on a regular cadence. Or similar experiences that have transferable years of experience
  • Professional experience using Figma or Adobe Suite (especially Photoshop, Illustrator a plus), have engine experience (Custom engine, Unity, UE4, Lumberyard, Snowdrop, etc.), and an understanding of game industry 3D-package experience (3D Studio, Maya, etc.)
  • You have an eye for pixel perfect UI, translating and spotting various potential issues with mockups as you help see the designs into the engine
  • 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 UI art needs, summarize technical issues, etc), but also have empathy for non technical team members and the ability to empower others on your team

This role is open to multiple locations in North America (excluding CA, NY, & WA).


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.

Estimated Salary range:

Our salary intelligence, powered by our AI algorithms, has calculated an estimated range for this position between $90,000 - $125,000 . Please note that the actual salary for this position may vary, as it is dependent on various factors including but not limited to experience, location, and market dynamics.

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