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Animation Programmer role at Epic Games in Cary

Epic Games in Cary is hiring a Animation Programmer

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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.

ENGINEERING

What We Do

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

What You'll Do

You will be responsible for developing, enhancing and maintaining the core systems of Unreal Engine 5 that power Fortnite cinematic trailers and live events, such as The Rift Tour Featuring Ariana Grande. You will work directly with the brightest technical minds and talented artists in the business as we build the premier cinematic tools that are being used in visual effects houses and virtual production stages around the world.

In this role, you willl

  • Architect, implement and maintain core animation systems and tools that drive cinematics in Unreal Engine 5
  • Work closely with other engineers, animators, technical animators, product designers, leads and external technology partners across multiple teams and timezones
  • Write technical documentation and designs

What we're looking for

  • 3+ years of professional game, visual effects, and/or animation system development experience
  • Extensive experience in writing C++ applications and tool development
  • Experience with high performance hierarchical evaluation of engine systems, keyframe posing and animation systems, virtual production pipelines, and/or high-quality image sequence rendering
  • Someone who is user-focused, passionate, scrappy, solutions-focused, and innovative. These traits equal success at Epic and influence everything we do.

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 for 100% of the premiums for both you and your dependents. We offer coverage for Medical, Dental, Vision HRA, Long Term Disability, AD&D and Life Insurance, 401k. All Epic employees enjoy drinks, snacks, and lunches every day, free of charge - and we offer plenty of annual celebrations for employees and family members to show the love we have for our people. Additionally, each year, we celebrate the Epic family with company-wide paid breaks, generous paid time off, and recognize individuals for 7 years of employment with a paid sabbatical - we think our people are pretty awesome!

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.