Art & Animation

Scan Technician (R23024)


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

Whether it’s driving a vision from start to finish or collaborating with teams to inspire and deliver projects of Epic quality, Epic’s production teams take pride in consistently delivering world-class products and experiences.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is looking for experienced Scanning Technicians in the Los Angeles area as full-time employees. The newly constructed El Segundo facility will host Epic’s internal scanning solutions to work with clients and contribute to MetaHumans.

We’re looking for an intermediate to senior level Scan Technician to join our new team. You’ll join at ground level to set up internal scanning systems and ramp up to production capacity. You will operate and upgrade the latest scanning hardware and tools developed by our R&D and Engineering teams, and capture and process data for delivery to clients internally and externally

In this role, you will

  • Assemble, configure and maintain scanners

  • Set up and fine tune lighting, cameras and live feeds

  • Tier-1 support to troubleshoot hardware errors and issues

  • Identify equipment defects and abnormal operating conditions 

  • Assist in documentation and testing for remote teams

  • Daily tasks include:

    • Operate the systems during production shoots

    • Support scanning sessions

    • Transfer & backup captures

    • Meeting delivery deadlines of sending data to the team

What we’re looking for

  • Extensive experience in operating scanners in a production environment

  • Knowledge of camera & audio equipment

  • Knowledge of Photogrammetry, Agisoft and Reality Capture

  • Basic knowledge of Maya and Nuke

  • Understanding audio and video technologies and post-production processes 

  • Attention to detail:  ensure proper labeling, logging and no data loss/corruption

  • Strong problem solving skills: troubleshoot issues when shooting on set

  • Ability to work with rapid-changing requirements and system improvements

  • Strong communication skills to report problems/issues to the Engineering & R&D teams

  • Someone who is user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do

  • Nice to have skills:

    • Knowledge of Unreal Engine

    • Knowledge of scripting languages


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).

California Base Pay Range
$76,616$127,694 USD


Our mission is to evolve through exploring abstract landscapes of art and science, exciting new technologies and, most importantly, through nurturing continuous multi-disciplinary communication and company values among our team members. Our talented and devoted individuals are all gathered around the same vision of creating and constantly improving technology that allows creation of high-fidelity replicas of human appearance and motion with special focus on real time and usable across all digital mediums.

In order to ensure a supportive and collaborative environment we:

  • Enable professional long-term career development through continuous education and specialization
  • Work with exciting new technologies and ambitious, industry changing, projects
  • Attendance at the leading seminars and conferences from the industry
  • Sustain personal goals through family-oriented work regulations
  • Empower autonomy of thinking and acting
  • Pleasant working atmosphere in our cozy offices with friendly and well-minded individuals
  • Work from home model during pandemic

We are looking for new team members who can inspire us and are willing to give us a chance to inspire them, contribute to their ideas, skills and knowledge. With joint forces with our mother company Epic Games we are continually developing the state of the art in Unreal Engine as a leading team for creation of next generation virtual humans and creatures.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.