Engineering

Lead Web Engineer (Fortnite)

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 at Epic

What we do

Fortnite and Unreal Engine are leading the world of online entertainment through innovation in experiences and events. Games, concerts, movies and giant world-eating villains are just some of the experiences we’ve delivered so far. As engineers, we build the tools and technology that allows the team to dream up and deliver new possibilities.

What you’ll do

As part of the Fortnite Creative Team you’ll be working on an exciting new project that changes how experiences are built and delivered in Fortnite.

In this role you’ll manage a team of developers working across the stack to develop responsive user-centric experiences for services that we provide to Creative users in Fortnite.

Most importantly you’ll work with a creative, energetic and fun team to continue making Fortnite one of the most popular and engaging gaming experiences in the world!

In this role, you will

  • Guide and grow a team of developers as a people manager as well as a tactical contributor and driver of success.
  • Ensure the utilization of the appropriate web technologies to build user-friendly high-performance web applications on the front-end and back-end.
  • Design, review, and oversee the implementation of web frameworks that deliver features to users.
  • Perform performance analysis and security hardening of web applications and infrastructure
  • Providing input for production/live release control process
  • Communicate technical risks across the group

What we’re looking for

  • Experience architecting and delivering innovative web projects leveraging modern web development best practices
  • Passion for building and maintaining consumer-facing web applications that are secure, scalable, and highly available
  • Deep knowledge of JavaScript or TypeScript and front-end frameworks like React
  • Knowledge in functional programming is a big asset
  • Experience with cloud technologies, preferably AWS cloud services
  • Experience with database systems, both relational and NoSQL database

Like what you hear? Be a part of something Epic!

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 for 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents.  We offer coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, AD&D and Life Insurance, 401k.

We offer plenty of annual celebrations for employees and family members to show the love for our people.  Additionally, each year, we celebrate the Epic family with company-wide paid breaks, generous paid time off, and recognize people for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical - we think our people are pretty awesome!

ABOUT US

Epic Games spans across 12 countries with 32 studios and 1,800+ 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.