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Director, Production-Unreal Engine Team

Epic Games

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.

PRODUCTION

What We Do

Whether it’s driving a vision from start to finish or collaborating with teams to inspire and deliver projects of Epic quality, Epic’s production teams take pride in consistently delivering world-class products and experiences.

What You'll Do

The Unreal Engine (UE) team is searching for a Director of Production who will lead the UE Production team in scaling the processes of the UE team and its expanding portfolio of products and customers, as well as ensure the successful delivery of multiple high-quality projects, on time and within budget, across multiple platforms.  

As head of production for the development team, you will build and lead a production and release management organization, pipeline, and processes that maximize the UE teams’ velocity and value delivered.

In this role, you will

  • Partner with UE leadership, cross-org teams and stakeholders to drive development goals, aligning on priorities and facilitating effective tradeoff conversations.
  • Work with cross-discipline senior leadership like Engineering, QA and Product, to establish and integrate our work systems for better efficiency. 
  • Provide leadership to the Production team with a focus on mentorship and long-term career growth.
  • Provide strategic and tactical oversight for all UE products and projects, as well as define, track, and report on production metrics and KPIs. Monitor overall development risks and roadblocks for major initiatives across the UE team. 
  • Ensure smooth development and delivery processes across multiple external and partner teams from prototype and through launch.
  • Manage cross-functional workflow-considerations and risks, align and facilitate communication for the roll-up of UE strategic (product + tech) roadmap.

What we're looking for

  • 10+ years of experience  working in Production, Project Management, and/or Agile at scale, 3+ years of experience supervising and developing teams of 25+. 
  • Exceptional knowledge/experience of driving process improvement and change management.
  • Experience in a software development organization and familiar with SDLC best practices. 
  • Formal agile and/or project management education and certification. Bachelor's degree, or equivalent work experience.
  • Ability to build strong partnerships at every level; an excellent understanding of leading both directly and through influence. The kind of person that people want to work for and work with.
  • Deep knowledge of industry standard development pipelines and technology platforms. Game engine, game and/or platform development experience is preferred
  • Outstanding leadership, project management, communication and facilitation skills and adept at operating within ambiguous situations and high pressure scenarios

This position is listed in multiple locations across the United States including

Cary, North Carolina

Bellevue, Washington

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.

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.

Location: BLANK,BLANK,Multiple Locations
Date found: 2022-11-03

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