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Technical Art Director

Epic Games

Epic Games

Clark, NJ, USA
Posted on Wednesday, April 3, 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

Push your artistic talent to the limit on a team of world-class environment, character and concept artists who strive to innovate and inspire.

What You'll Do

Epic is looking for a leader who can drive a multi-disciplinary team of artists and designers to deliver LEGO assets across frequent updates in a live-service product. Coming from a proven background in Computer Game Art, you will work across departments, collaborating with Art, Tech, and Production to manage and streamline the LEGO asset-building process. You will be excellent at organization, capable of navigating complex dependencies, bid on future endeavors, and comfortable communicating projections to leadership. You will use your strong visual aesthetic to ensure the successful execution of the creative vision.

In this role, you will

  • Be an expert in LEGO’s unique visual style
  • Maintain strong relationships with discipline leaders to ensure the successful delivery of shippable assets for LEGO Fortnite
  • Discover and mitigate bottlenecks to improve the process and increase team velocity
  • Collaborate with the Product and IP teams to plan and deliver assets for Cosmetics, in addition to assets for the base game
  • Support fostering a great relationship with IP Partners
  • Know how to evaluate ROI and make effective compromises while maintaining Epic’s high standards
  • Be adaptive and open to continuous improvements as the game and process evolves

What we're looking for

  • Experience having a leadership role in a large production environment
  • Strong understanding of art fundamentals, multiple art styles, and appeal
  • A deep understanding of the game development process and art pipelines
  • Experience with Unreal Engine, Perforce, Jira, and Shotgrid
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Fondness for LEGO

This role is open to multiple locations (including CA & NYC).

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).

New York City Base Pay Range
$150,407$220,596 USD
California Base Pay Range
$137,873$202,213 USD


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.

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