Epic Games was founded in 1991 and this company is involved in developing new games as well as cross-platform game engine technology. It is known for the popular "Unreal" series of games, as well as "Gears of War," which won 30 Game of the Year Awards. The original "Gears of War" and the sequel, "Gears of War 2" have sold over 12 million units. Develop magazine has named named Epic’s Unreal Engine 3 as the number one game engine.
In 2017, Epic Games release the hugely popular and highly profitable Fortnite video game.
Epic’s corporate headquarters is located in Cary, NC. The company also operates studios in the following locations:
Along with competitive salaries, Epic Games offers a generous benefits package to its employees that includes the following:
This company pays for seven holidays throughout the year, and its offices are shut down between Christmas and New Year’s Day. Epic Games also offers flexible work hours to employees; all staff must be present during certain core hours (1:30 p.m. and 5 p.m.) but can arrange their schedules around this requirement.
Open positions at Epic Games are listed on the Careers section of the company website. Here are some examples of the job titles for positions that may be available at Epic Games at any particular time:
The first step in the process to getting hired for a position at Epic Games is to submit a resume to the company. (Epic only considers those it receives in English.) If you are applying for an artistic job or a level position with the company, you must submit a portfolio along with your resume to be considered.
Candidates under consideration may be required to complete a skills test as part of the assessment. The next stage in the hiring process is a phone interview. After that point, selected candidates will be asked to attend a personal interview.