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Senior Tools Programmer, UI Systems

Epic Games

Epic Games

Software Engineering, Design
Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 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.

PROGRAMMING - UNREAL ENGINE

What We Do

Unreal-powered projects have been on the bleeding edge of real-time entertainment for over 20 years. Our team of programming experts are always innovating to improve the tools and technology that empower content developers worldwide.

What You'll Do

We're looking for a Senior Tools Programmer to work on the development of the Unreal Engine UI systems, who enjoys working on the engine runtime capabilities and its content creation tools. From WYSIWYG editors, to APIs and frameworks targeted at other developers and runtime UI capabilities, we have a wide problem space for you to jump into and make an impact for millions of users. The ideal candidate is self-motivated and passionate to design and implement UI systems that will be integral to the Unreal Engine and used to ship awesome games and tools. You should have an endless list of ideas for improving the efficiency of a game development pipeline.

In this role, you will

  • Work on the Unreal Engine to architect, plan, and implement new UI systems
  • Optimize and improve existing UI systems
  • Collaborate with all disciplines (i.e. programmers, artists, and designers) to identify areas for improvements, gather feedback, and design solutions for customer needs
  • Analyze and fix common problems in a game engine such as performance issues and memory usage
  • Work collaboratively across many of Epics’ internal teams
  • Work with Unreal Engine’s licensees to enable them to overcome their challenges

What we're looking for

  • Excellent C++ skills and experience developing in a large codebase
  • Experience writing tools that improve the customer’s user experience, iteration, and development time in game development or other fields
  • A passion for improving the customer experience in software products, holistically and beyond code. Some examples of your passion may be - participating in UX design, developing automated tests, or adding profiling and analytics to monitor user behaviors
  • Well versed in software programming and design principles
  • Experience with immediate mode GUIs is a plus
  • Someone who is user-focused, passionate, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate fluently in English (written and verbal)

EPIC JOB + EPIC BENEFITS = EPIC LIFE

We pay 100% for benefits for both employees and dependents and offer coverage for supplemental medical, dental, vision, critical illness, telemedicine, Life and AD&D, long term disability insurance as well as weekly indemnity (short term disability) and a retirement savings plan with a competitive employer match. In addition to the EAP (employee assistance program), we also offer a robust mental well-being program through Modern Health, which provides free therapy and coaching for employees & dependents.

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.