Engineering

Desktop Platform Programmer

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.

Games | FN Engineering

This position is open in multiple locations across North America and Europe, including but not limited to:

Multiple locations in the US (California)
Multiple locations in Canada
Multiple locations in the UK
Bellevue, Washington
Stockholm, Sweden

What You'll Do

Come be part of the excitement and energy to help continue building Fortnite into one of the biggest games in the world! We are looking for a Desktop Platform Programmer passionate about writing world-class, AAA game and engine code. The Desktop team focuses on stability, performance and quality-of-life features for Desktop platforms, primarily PC. If you're an experienced engineer looking for an opportunity to grow and contribute to Fortnite and Unreal Engine 5 across desktop platforms, we want to talk to you!

In This Role You Will

  • Improve the Fortnite experience on Desktop platforms

  • Implement and improve various low-level systems that interface with platform APIs, i.e. graphics APIs, memory allocators (physical and virtual), file systems, input systems, etc.

  • Analyze and continuously strive to solve and optimize problems related to a modern game engine (load times, memory usage and platform specific performance issues)

  • Contribute features that benefit both Fortnite and Unreal Engine

What We're Looking For

  • Strong programming background and C++ knowledge

  • Experience with a broad range of engineering areas in shipping games or real-time visualization systems, with special attention given to low-level code and deep optimization

  • Experience with OS level systems on Windows, Mac or Linux

  • Well-versed in software engineering principles, especially API design

  • Familiarity with an existing game engine with an understanding of engine and editor concepts

  • Familiarity with development tools and profiling on modern systems

  • Experience developing in a large codebase at a fast pace, making trade-offs between usability, performance, and power

  • Prior shipped projects with UE4 is a plus

ABOUT US

Epic Games spans across 12 countries with 32 studios and 3,000+ 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.