Senior Animation Programmer (Fortnite) – Epic Games

Published On: 3 August 2023Categories: Careers

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.

Epic is looking for a Senior Animation Programmer to help build and support animation technology for use in developing features and gameplay for Fortnite. Using the tools and pipelines of Unreal Engine 5, you’ll work on many aspects of the animation technology to help drive the convincing and expressive movement of animated characters in a large multiplayer game.

  • Excellent C++ experience, and familiarity with visual scripting systems like Blueprint
  • Experience with animation state machines, low-level animation systems, IK/procedural systems, and/or gameplay animation integration
  • Experience in a cross-disciplinary development environment with the ability to discuss implementation details and tradeoffs with both programmers and non-programmers
  • Experience with an existing game engine and editor concepts. UE4/UE5 experience is a bonus.
  • Experience developing in a large codebase at a fast pace with the ability to prioritize and optimize efficiently.