Finance, Accounting, & Strategy

Corporate Development Associate

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.

About Us

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology.  Epic operates Fortnite, the world’s largest game with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections.  Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is being adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, and manufacturing for visualization and simulation.  Epic has over 2,200 employees across 35 offices worldwide with headquarters in Cary, North Carolina.

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 or delivering the platform and services that empower game developers to make better games, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community, developers and gamers. We’re constantly iterating to raise the bar of the best-in-class game development and the most creative game ecosystem, all Epic. 

Corporate Development at Epic

The Corporate Development team is responsible for sourcing, evaluating, negotiating, and executing M&A and investment opportunities.  As a member of the team, you will collaborate with Epic’s senior leadership on the Company's inorganic growth strategy across all of its businesses.  You will develop investment themes on new markets, propose M&A/investment ideas, and work with product and engineering teams to evaluate potential targets.  As a deal team member, you will help coordinate the M&A process, working closely with functional leaders across finance, legal, sales, tax, HR, and Integration to build financial/valuation models, drive due diligence, develop post-acquisition KPIs, and help define an integration/operating plan.  

Responsibilities;

  • Support M&A and investment opportunities through negotiation, execution, and due diligence, including financial modeling and valuation
  • Partner with business leaders on organic and inorganic growth opportunities, including identifying product gaps, evaluating build/buy/partner options, and collaborating on target selection criteria
  • Contribute to competitive landscaping across various business lines including gaming, entertainment, and technology  
  • Provide data & analytics from industry resources such as Pitchbook, CapIQ, App Annie, and other gaming & tech news sources to help source M&A and investment opportunities
  • Work with the post merger integration team to guide and support integration efforts
  • Serve as a liaison between corporate development and investor relations, corporate strategy, and product management teams to drive insights based on KPIs and public disclosures

Qualifications / Experience;

  • 2-3 years experience in investment banking, corporate development or related roles
  • Demonstrated track record of helping drive a broad range of M&A deal types
  • Experience in technology; prior understanding of gaming, entertainment, and/or software highly desired
  • Strong analytical skills with experience in valuation, financial modeling, and research 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and an ability to effectively build relationships with internal and external partners
  • Strong self-starter; ability to champion opportunities and drive to decisions
  • Top-tier undergraduate degree

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.

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