Epic Games Jobs

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.

Epic’s corporate headquarters is located in Cary, NC. The company also operates studios in the following locations:

  • Provo, Utah
  • Seoul, Korea
  • Shanghai, China
  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Warsaw, Poland

Working at Epic Games

Along with competitive salaries, Epic Games offers a generous benefits package to its employees that includes the following:

  • 401(k) with company match
  • Accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • Bonus program (based on company profitability)
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance coverage
  • Long-term disability insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Profit sharing
  • Sick leave
  • Vacation/holiday pay

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.

Positions Available at Epic Games

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:

  • Accounting Manager
  • Animator
  • Audio Tools Programmer
  • Cinematic Layout Artist
  • Community Manager
  • Engine Programmer
  • Facilities Manager
  • FX Artist
  • Gameplay Programmer
  • Level Designer
  • Materials Texture Artist
  • Producer, External Projects
  • Senior Producer
  • Server Programmer
  • Technical Artist
  • UI/HUD Designer

How to Get a Job at Epic Games

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.

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