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Lead UX Web Designer

Epic Games

Epic Games

Cary, NC, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 18, 2023


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

Put your design skills to work at a cutting-edge company that challenges the norm. From character and level design to competitive gameplay and system design, help shape the future of interactive entertainment at Epic.

What You'll Do

In this position, you will drive UX strategy and own the end-to-end experience deliverables within Epic’s Fortnite Creator Portal. The Fortnite Creator Portal is the destination for Creators publishing and operating games & experiences inside of Fortnite. Working with engineers, product managers, and other designers you will translate Creator insights and needs into powerful features that empower our Creators and Developers to build, engage, and retain an audience. You will be building the foundation of a UGC gaming ecosystem.

In this role, you will

  • Collaborate with a cross functional team to lead the UX design and strategy for a suite of Creator tools and features
  • Conceptualize and design end-to-end production ready Creator flows and experiences for web & mobile utilizing an existing design library
  • Perform competitive analysis and direct User Research Teams to validate your work and communicate your findings to UX and product team members
  • Become a subject matter expert in Creator tools of leading UGC platforms. Prepare and present compelling presentations that outline feature visions and describe your methods, explorations, and rationale along with a recommendation
  • Prepare and present compelling presentations that outline feature visions and describe your methods, explorations, and rationale along with a recommendation
  • Advocate for UX consistency and standards within your immediate team and in the organization at large

What we're looking for

  • 8+ years of professional experience in UX design in a tech, social, or mobile environment turning complicated challenges into elegant solutions
  • Ownership of work and ability to see features through to completion and rapidly iterate/modify work with new inputs
  • Highly skilled in figma and creating wireframes and prototypes
  • Familiarity with UX Research methodologies and how to integrate them into the design process
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Portfolio (public or private) of work examples required


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.


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.

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.