SENIOR PROGRAMMER WRITER

Epic Games

United States Remote

Full time

Customer Services/Support + Customer Success

Sep 20

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.

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.  

Documentation

What we do

The Unreal Engine is a dense web of technologies merging to create the best creative 3D experiences in the world. At the heart of understanding that tech is the Unreal Engine Documentation.

The Unreal Engine Documentation team is responsible for publishing educational and reference material to provide knowledge and confidence for thousands of users. This includes improving existing documentation, documenting new features, and identifying gaps to fill to improve our depth and completeness.

 

What you’ll do

Epic Games is looking for a Senior Programmer Writer for the Fortnite team. With the development of a new programming language being built with Unreal Engine and Fortnite tech, we’re giving users more and more opportunities to craft and share their own digital worlds, build interactive logic, and enter the field of creative 3D. 

If you’re a programmer with a passion for helping others make their dreams and visions become a reality, join us today!

 

In this role, you will

  • Write and maintain code samples, snippets, and comments
  • Develop, maintain, and document example games
  • Work closely with Educational Gameplay Engineers to write and edit content for the API Reference manual
  • Define and refine code sample, snippet, and game example coding style in partnership with other Epic teams responsible for developer-facing materials to ensure consistency and clarity
  • Produce and maintain high-quality programming language documentation and instructional content for users
  • Create, edit, and maintain user-facing documentation
  • Fix outdated documentation as the technology changes
  • Work closely with our team of writers, subject matter experts in engineering, design, product management, and professionals in related disciplines like Developer Relations, QA, and more

What we’re looking for

  • Familiarity with an existing game engine or real-time simulation technology
  • Experience with multiple game engines
  • Experience with object-oriented programming languages, like C++, C#, Java, or Python
  • Experience with functional programming languages like Haskell, Lisp or Erlang
  • Understanding of visual programming languages like Blueprints or Scratch
  • Understanding the game development process
  • Experience writing, commenting, and reading code in a large codebase

Open to multiple locations across North America & Europe.

 

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 and profit share. 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.

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