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Senior Writer

Epic Games

Epic Games

Marketing & Communications
Cary, NC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, March 13, 2024


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

Epic Games is looking for a Sr. Writer to join our team working on LEGO Fortnite. As a writer on LEGO Fortnite, you’ll work directly with the Epic Writing team and the LEGO Fortnite Gameplay Design team to create and maintain compelling and engaging scripts using LEGO Fortnite’s unique reactive dialogue system. We’re looking for a writer with a strong sense of humor, a collaborative approach, and the ability to write scripts across multiple styles and genres. The ideal candidate will have experience both creating original characters and writing within established guidelines for existing properties. While this is a writing focused role, the writer will be expected to collaborate with Gameplay Designers to create scripts that take advantage of LEGO Fortnite’s reactive dialogue system.

In this role, you will

  • Writing NPC scripts for Fortnite LEGO NPCS
  • Collaborating with Fortnite LEGO Gameplay Designers
  • Working directly with LEGO Fortnite Gameplay Designers to create and maintain compelling characters
  • Providing naming support for cosmetic content as need
  • Attending team meetings and playtests
  • Assisting in LEGO Fortnite cinematic script production
  • Providing writing support across projects if and when required

What we're looking for

  • Experience with comedic writing, and a drive to create uniquely funny scripts
  • Ability to write in multiple styles and formats including in-game vo scripts and written assets, animated shorts, trailers, video content, and stage demos
  • Collaborative mindset and a willingness to iterate rapidly
  • Experience delivering quality content on a tight deadline
  • The ability to demonstrate an understanding of Fortnite’s tone and style
  • Quest design experience
  • Script pitching experience
  • Experience with the Unreal Engine
  • Live game experience
  • Copy editing experience


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.