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Senior UX Designer

Epic Games

Epic Games

Design
Cary, NC, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 13, 2024

WHAT MAKES US EPIC?

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.

UX DESIGN

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

As a Senior UX Designer specializing in Design Systems at Epic Games, you’ll spearhead the strategy and execution of design systems that support our suite of products and services, including iconic games like Fortnite and groundbreaking platforms like Unreal Engine. Collaborating closely with our product and engineering teams, you'll leverage your expertise to enhance user experiences across our digital landscape by ensuring that our design systems are robust, scalable, and seamlessly integrated into the Epic Games portfolio.

In this role, you will

  • Partner with product leadership to shape and refine the vision for our cross-platform design systems, aligning them with Epic’s strategic objectives
  • Lead the creation of design components, guidelines, and specifications, ensuring consistency and intuitive user experiences across all user interfaces
  • Drive innovation within the design system to support product strategy and user engagement across various platforms
  • Facilitate alignment and integration of the design system across various product teams, including desktop, web, mobile, console, and PC, promoting cross-team collaboration and efficiency
  • Collaborate with design leadership to standardize design processes, advocating for the adoption of the design system and promoting a culture of high quality and consistency

What we're looking for

  • Demonstrated expertise in the development and management of design systems for a broad range of platforms, including but not limited to desktop, web, mobile, game consoles, and PCs
  • Comprehensive understanding of design principles and the ability to oversee product experiences from concept through to delivery
  • Skilled in using diverse communication tools to effectively convey design solutions, adapting your approach for different audiences
  • Outstanding storytelling and presentation skills, with the ability to inspire teams and stakeholders
  • Adeptness at providing insightful feedback, engaging in constructive dialogues, and navigating complex discussions with professionalism and tact
  • Commitment to collaboration, actively working with teams to refine and enhance design quality within the design system
  • Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships across disciplines, with a track record of influencing organizational culture towards better design practices

Bonus points

  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine and Unreal Motion Graphics (UMG) is highly regarded. Candidates with experience in leveraging Unreal Engine for UI/UX design, particularly those who have utilized UMG for interface development, will find themselves at a significant advantage

EPIC JOB + EPIC BENEFITS = EPIC LIFE

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.

ABOUT US

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.