Engine Programmer (Lead)

Epic Games
BLANK,BLANK,Multiple Locations
8 days ago


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.

Engineering at Epic

What we do

Epic is on a path to achieve its vision of building the Metaverse and the 3Lateral team will play an important role on that journey. We are responsible for bringing life to that vision by introducing digital humans. As a very first step on that path, we have just launched our Metahuman Creator service for the creation of digital humans. Now that we have Metahumans, we will need to build the whole ecosystem around them for animation, rigging, customization, stylization, AI and everything else that is required for Metahumans to feel at home in the Metaverse. Work with the world's leading experts in shaping the future of gaming, multimedia and entertainment.

What you’ll do

Epic Games is seeking a Lead Engine Programmer passionate about writing awesome code. You should have a broad knowledge of modern game engine technology, including a good sense of trade-offs between performance, memory usage, and ease of implementation. Beside that, we are looking for a team lead, someone who is capable of leading the team of enthusiastic engineers, understands team dynamics and is capable of translating high level goals into tasks and timelines.

We are looking for creative problem solvers who can move as fast as the ever-changing industry that we are part of. In this position, you'll be working not just with other programmers, but also with cross-functional groups across the organization including Creative, Product Management, User Experience and more. We are looking for individuals who are innovative, organized and have exceptional communication skills.

In this role, you will

What we’re looking for

Nice to have skills

Remaining skills needed

Epic Job + Epic Benefits = Epic Life

We pay 100% for benefits for both employees (EEs) and dependents (deps). We offer coverage for private medical insurance (inc. dental/vision), supplemental life, supplemental accident, disability, meal allowance, snacks, fruits and coffee as well as movie tickets and wedding/baby gifts.

Being a part of 3Lateral team

Our mission is to evolve through exploring abstract landscapes of art and science, exciting new technologies and, most importantly, through nurturing continuous multi-disciplinary communication and company values among our team members. Our talented and devoted individuals are all gathered around the same vision of creating and constantly improving technology that allows creation of high-fidelity replicas of human appearance and motion with special focus on real time and usable across all digital mediums.

In order to ensure a supportive and collaborative environment we:

We are looking for new team members who can inspire us and are willing to give us a chance to inspire them, contribute to their ideas, skills and knowledge. With joint forces with our mother company Epic Games we are continually developing the state of the art in Unreal Engine as a leading team for creation of next generation virtual humans and creatures.

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