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 We Do
The Epic Games Global Public Policy team helps build relationships with policymakers, trade groups, and advocates at the local, national and regional levels. They identify, monitor, analyze, and prioritize policy trends, legislative proposals, and industry issues important to Epic. The Public Policy team resides within Epic’s Communications function and closely partners legal, product and executive teams to develop the company’s policy positions and strategy.
What You'll Do
Epic seeks to create an engaging and safe environment for all our players. We’re looking for a Policy Director to identify opportunities and challenges across the global policy landscape to promote trust and safety across Epic’s products and services. The Director will work with governments, elected officials and civil society groups to advance laws, regulations, and other policy norms that enable Epic to support creator and developer communities around the world while creating fun and inclusive experiences for people.
In this role, you will
- Establish and maintain relationships with policymakers and stakeholders on behalf of Epic Games.
- Monitor global policy trends and actions in areas such as content moderation, child online safety, and data protection and share details and recommendations back with Epic teams.
- Organize briefing strategies with policy stakeholders and represent Epic in the room with a broad range of audiences.
- Develop external narratives and talking points, and run programs that support our policy efforts.
What we're looking for
- Bachelor’s degree required. Advanced degree in law, policy, or other relevant discipline preferred.
- 7+ years of experience working in a public policy role.
- Experience and understanding of policy issues in content moderation and consumer protection, including age appropriate design, child online privacy and protection. US, EU and/or UK experience preferred.
- Experience working within governments, think tanks, public interest groups, industry trade groups and/or relevant corporations.
- Track record of successful execution; ability to help develop and implement programs and processes.
- Forward thinking and strategic approach to global legislative, regulatory and public policy issues.
- A thoughtful team player who can collaborate cross-functionally to understand business goals, and identify global legislative and regulatory opportunities and risks.
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. 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.
Pay Transparency Information
The expected annual base pay range(s) for this position are detailed below. Each base pay range is relevant only for individuals who are residents of or will be expected to work within the specified locale. Compensation varies based on a variety of factors, which include (but aren’t limited to) things such as skills and competencies, qualifications, knowledge, and experience. In addition to base pay, most employees are eligible to participate in Epic’s generous benefit plans and discretionary incentive programs (subject to the terms of those plans or programs).
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.
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Location: New York City,New York,United States
Country: United States