Data & Analytics

Analytics Director, Gameplay (R22668)


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

Use your expert experience in data & analytics to build powerful stories and visuals that inform the games we make, the technology we develop, and business decisions that drive Epic. 

What You'll Do

Epic Games is looking for an Analytics Director to join our growing team. In this role, you'll directly contribute to the growth of our products by helping us better understand the experiences of our players and the fulfillment of our designer’s vision. The primary objectives of this position is providing support to our gameplay designers to help them create new experiences and continue evolving Fortnite and leveling up our gameplay analytics team. 

In this role, you will

  • Work with gameplay leaders to prioritize analyses and proactively provide insights for our gameplay team. These include gameplay balance, feature effectiveness, and matchmaking
  • Working with the business teams to define hypothesis/questions that we want to validate/answer and leading the effort to validate and answer those hypothesis/questions
  • Managing the priorities and growth of a team of analysts
  • Taking accountability for the quality of data

What we’re looking for

  • 7+ years professional experience as an analyst
  • Deep understanding of the games industry and game design
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Skilled in Hive and Python
  • Experience managing a team of analysts
  • Experience creating ETL processes for converting raw data into data useful for analytics
  • Passion for technology, video games, and analytics
  • Nice to have: Experience in C++ and Unreal Engine

This position is listed in multiple locations across North America including but not limited to: 

  • Cary, North Carolina
  • Seattle, Washington
  • California (multiple locations)
  • Canada (multiple locations)
  • Remote options available


Our intent is to cover all things that are medically necessary and improve the quality of life. We pay 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. Our coverage includes Medical, Dental, a Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance & a 401k with competitive match. We also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents. 

Throughout the year we celebrate our employees with events and company-wide paid breaks. We offer unlimited PTO and sick time and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical.

Pay Transparency Information

The expected annual base pay range(s) for this position are detailed below. Each base pay range is relevant only for individuals who are residents of or will be expected to work within the specified locale. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors, which include (but aren’t limited to) things such as skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, and experience. In addition to base pay, most employees are eligible to participate in Epic’s generous benefit plans and discretionary incentive programs (subject to the terms of those plans or programs).

New York City Base Pay Range
$198,900$291,700 USD
California Base Pay Range
$198,900$291,700 USD
Washington Base Pay Range
$198,900$291,700 USD


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.

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