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Epic Games Recruiting HR Generalist, Character Artist, Environment Artist, FX Artist, Technical Artist, UI Artist & UX Designer

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HR Generalist

Category: Human Resources
Company: Epic Games
Location: Cary (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

More Information About This Job:

Would you like the opportunity to work with one of the premier engine and game developers in the entertainment software industry? Would you like to continue to support the teams responsible for creating the Unreal Engine, Gears of War, Unreal Tournament and Infinity Blade? Or maybe be a part of something Epic? If you answered yes to any of those questions we would like to talk to you about joining our team, where everything we do is Epic.
Epic Games is searching for an experienced HR Generalist. The ideal candidate will have solid generalist experience with more in depth experience administering an HRIS, administering benefits (including 401k) and employee relations. If you are a progressive and experienced HR person looking to make a difference in a creative environment we’d like to hear from you!

Qualifications:

6 plus years human resources generalist experience
Experience administering an HRIS system (ABRA preferred)
Experience working with international organizations (ideally in Europe and/or Asia)
Highly skilled with MS Office Suite, specifically Excel
Excellent attention to detail and organization skills
Ability to work in a high demand environment with a focus on customer service
Game industry experience or experience working in a fast paced creative environment

Apply here:- https://jobs-epicgames.icims.com/jobs/1414/job?mobile=false&width=861&height=500&bga=true&needsRedirect=false
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Character Artist

Category: Character Artist
Company: Epic Games
Location: Cary (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

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Epic Games is searching for an experienced Character Artist to collaborate with the art team to develop heroes and enemies for Fortnite. In this role you will create top-quality characters for use in gameplay, cinematics, and marketing material.

Responsibilities:

Create characters, enemies, and weapons based on concept art or reference photos
Collaborate with the art director and concept artists to set the visual style and quality bar
Ability to build clean highly animate-able topology
Ability to give and receive feedback with concept artists and character modelers
Be forward thinking and have the ability to help the team refine our technical pipelines so we can continue to push the boundaries of real-time character performance

Qualifications:

Ability to create believable characters that are full of life and personality
Ability to create high-poly and low-poly models as well as textures
Intimate knowledge of human anatomy and form
The ability to adapt to and innovate new styles and techniques
Strong organic modeling skills (human faces, clothing, believable creatures)
Strong hard-surface modeling skills (armor, weapons)
Knowledge of major 3D software packages (Maya, Max, or Modo, and ZBrush)
Shipped game title experience

Preference to applicants with:

Experience with outsourcing
Experience managing content and developing pipelines
Experience painting textures in Photoshop, from hand or based on texture reference
Experience tuning (or creating) surface shaders for real-time rendered characters
Experience with skin weighting, rigging, and animation

Apply here:- https://jobs-epicgames.icims.com/jobs/1403/job
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Environment Artist

Category: Environment Artist
Company: Epic Games
Location: Cary (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

More Information About This Job:

Would you like access to the best tools and technology in the business to help take your already exceptional art skills to the next level? Want to work with a team that consistently ships multi-million unit selling games? Or maybe just be a part of creating something Epic? If you answered yes to any of those questions we would like to talk with you about joining our team, where everything we do is Epic.
Epic Games is searching for highly talented and creative individuals to build some of the best looking environment assets in games today. Applicants will need to demonstrate a strong artistic ability, bringing with them good understanding of form, function, detail, the skill to interpret concept art; plus have the technical skills to bring their work to life in Unreal Engine 4. Artists are required to be versatile and build ideally both organic and hard surface assets.

Qualifications:

Portfolio showing light, post process, and cohesive full scene construction skills
Portfolio pieces showing high-quality, high-poly environments, characters, or vehicles
Portfolio pieces showing sense of detailing
Ability to model clean seamless models from concept art
Self-driven, good communicator, and a great team-player

Preference to applicants with:

Familiarity with game development, art pipelines, and Unreal Engine technology
Shipped-title experience
Experience with 3d Studio Max & Zbrush
Traditional art background

Apply here:- https://jobs-epicgames.icims.com/jobs/1399/job
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FX Artist

Category: FX Artist
Company: Epic Games
Location: Cary (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

More Information About This Job:

Would you like access to the best tools and technology in the business to help take your already exceptional art skills to the next level? Work with a team that consistently ships multi-million unit selling games? Or maybe just be a part of creating something Epic? If you answered yes to any of those questions then we would like to talk with you about joining our team, where everything we do is Epic.
We are looking for an experienced FX Artist to assist with the development of a new unanounced IP. You should have a strong sense of dramatic effects and an understanding of how to recreate them in a particle editor. If you have experience with particle editing in a 3D package or in a 3D engine and are ready to bring that ability to execute outstanding FX to our games, we would like to hear from you.

Qualifications:

Reel/portfolio showing executed particle FX work
Ability to bring dramatic effects to life with flair
A critical eye for the timing, animation, and motion of real world objects and visual FX
Ability to create all art needed for the visual effects
Abilities in a secondary areas such as modeling, skinning, animation, or lighting
Desire and knowledge of how to push our effects and editing tools further

Preference to applicants with:

Game industry experience
Shipped title experience
Experience working within console memory limitations
Familiarity with the Unreal technology art pipeline

Apply here:- https://jobs-epicgames.icims.com/jobs/1304/job
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Technical Artist

Category: Other
Company: Epic Games
Location: Warsaw (Poland)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

More Information About This Job:

Would you like access to the best tools and technology in the business to help take your already exceptional skills to the next level? Work with a team that consistently ships multi-million unit selling games? Or maybe just be a part of creating something Epic? If you answered yes to any of those questions thenwe would like to talk with you about joining our team, where everything we do is Epic.
Epic Games Poland is searching for an experienced Technical Artist. You should have a combination of strong creative/visual aesthetics and technical knowledge as the job is roughly a 50/50 split in these areas. You should also be experienced in every aspect of the content creation pipeline, as well as be able to think outside the box to come up with techniques that work better or faster. Your goal will be to attack the more complex issues, and to help the other artists with technical hurdles they might be having.

Responsibilities:

Material creation – Making materials for characters, environment assets, effects etc, anything that is overly complex or technical
Level Work – Often times the Technical Artist does a pass on a level where fog, lighting, color grading and fx are tweaked and new features are added
Optimization – Use diagnostic tools to examine current content and identify areas for improvement
Tool development – Work with programmers on developing new features and mock up features in external programs or tweak shader code, give feedback to programmers, and experiment with features as they add them
Content creation – Sometimes new art assets are required to get the job done, modeling and texturing is helpful

Qualifications:

Extensive experience working the Unreal Engine
Strong scripting and plug-in writing skills with 3DSMax/Maya plus Python or C++
Advanced 3DSMax or Maya experience
Experience with various software packages including Photoshop, Zbrush/Mudbox
Max Scripting and HLSL or shader programming experience is a plus

Apply here:- https://jobs-epicgames.icims.com/jobs/1382/job
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UI Artist

Category: Other
Company: Epic Games
Location: Cary (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

More Information About This Job:

Would you like to be involved in creating User Interface and 2d Assets for AAA quality online games? Would you like to have input on how the UI tools you will be using are developed? Work with a team who consistenly ships multi-million unit selling games? Or maybe be a part of creating something Epic? If you answered yes to any of those questions then we would like to talk with you about joining our team, where everything we do is Epic.
Epic Games, the award winning developer known for the Unreal Series of games, Gears of War, Infinity Blade, and the Unreal Engine, is looking for a UI/2D artist to work on creating User Interface and Marketing assets across all of our products.

Responsibilities:

Core duties will include user interface and heads up display work for our current titles. You will be responsible for miscellaneous graphic design tasks such as promotional pieces, signage, web graphics, motion graphics, product packaging, magazine ads, etc. In addition to this you will be assisting with creating icons, doing texture work, and graphic design for miscellaneous in game items.

Qualifications:

A passion for games and/or a student of how people interact with games and technology
Strong portfolio showcasing UI, HUD, Motion Graphics, Graphic Design, Web Design, etc.
Keen eye for cutting edge imagery and motion graphics
Experience creating UI for games (including 2d assets, logos, and iconography prototyping)
Proficiency with a diverse set of software such as Photoshop, After Effects, 3ds Max (or equivalent), Flash, Illustrator, In Design, etc.
Experience working with other artists, designers, and programmers to develop cutting edge UI designs for games, software tools, and interactive media
Experience working with marketing teams to develop various 2D marketing assets for both web and print
Strong graphic design and motion graphics skills, additional abilities with print and web

Apply here:- https://jobs-epicgames.icims.com/jobs/1375/job
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UX Designer

Category: Other
Company: Epic Games
Location: Cary (United States)
Start Date: immediately

Job Description

More Information About This Job:

Would you like to work on technology shaping the next generation of games? Work with a team that consistently ships multi-million unit selling games? Or maybe just be a part of creating something Epic? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of those questions then we would like to talk with you about joining our team, where everything we do is Epic.
Epic Games, the award winning developer known for the Unreal Series of games, Gears of War, Infinity Blade and the Unreal Engine, is searching for an experienced User Experience Designer. You will be instrumental in helping us shape the look and feel of websites, mobile applications, and other tools supporting all of Epic’s products. This role is an incredible opportunity to make a huge impact on users of Epic’s impressive catalog of technology through a passion for user-centered design and gaming.

Responsibilities:

The UX Designer is responsible for designing UI and shaping the overall user experience by gathering business requirements, identifying constraints, and developing successful design solutions
Work closely with designers, artists, engineers, and user researchers to translate high level product requirements into designs that deliver compelling, satisfying user experiences
In order to effectively communicate designs, this role will be expected to create detailed storyboards, interaction workflows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes, while iterating as necessary

Qualifications:

5+ years of experience in UX design or interaction design
Experience designing UI/UX for software applications
Strong understanding of usability principles, HCI, and information architecture
Portfolio that shows awareness of the current culture of mobile app and web software design
Adept at demonstrating design with just the right mix of interactive-prototype fidelity, documentation, and collaboration
Able to apply theory to practice while adapting your design process to the project at hand
Ability to multi-task and switch context across a multitude of projects
Excellent communication skills (in person, written and presentation)
Passion for user-centered design and the video game industry

Apply here:- https://jobs-epicgames.icims.com/jobs/1410/job
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