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

Our analytics teams use data to elevate our understanding of users and developers preferences to shape the games, technologies and businesses that make Epic an innovative leader in gaming.

What You'll Do

You will be the analytics leader responsible for shaping our first party games. You’ll partner with our game play leadership team to shape games like Fortnite Battle Royale and directly contribute to growth by aligning the design team’s creative direction with data-driven insights.

In this role, you will

  • Work with Epic’s game development leaders to identify opportunities to improve our games and proactively provide insights for our gameplay team in areas like game balance, engagement, and matchmaking
  • Operate as a cross-functional lead alongside design, business, product and engineering partners to decide what hypotheses to pursue and designing the experiments and analytics plan to surface actionable insights
  • Coach and manage a group of talented analysts and align their work with high impact projects
  • Partner with data engineering and game devs to own and improve data quality across first-party games

What we’re looking for

  • 7+ years of professional experience managing teams of product analysts/data scientists
  • Track record of operating as a product leader in a analytical function
  • Hands-on leader with ability to grow top talent. Should be comfortable coaching team on soft-skills (product, influence, business) and also able to develop hard-skills (statistics, Hive/SQL, Tableau)
  • Deep understanding large scale product development. Gaming background preferred.
  • Passion for technology, video games, management and analytics

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!

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