Writer (Contract)

@ Epic Games

Writer (Contract)




Job Description

Epic is looking for an experienced writer to join the Fortnite team as a contractor. This position is available for remote work. Please submit a comedic writing sample with your application. Format can be a screenplay, full scene, or short story. Please keep submission length to no more then 30 pages. Responsibilities

  • Working directly with the Sr. Writer to create content for Fortnite and additional Epic projects
  • Writing quest content for Fortnite: Save the World
  • Providing additional writing support as needed for Fortnite: Battle Royale
  • Providing naming support for cosmetic content
  • Creating written content across departments as needed Qualifications
  • Writer credit on one shipped AAA title, or multiple smaller projects
  • Experience with comedic writing, and a drive to create uniquely funny scripts.
  • Ability to write in multiple styles and formats including - in-game vo scripts and written assets, animated shorts, trailers, video content, and stage demos.
  • Collaborative mindset and a willingness to iterate rapidly.
  • Experience delivering quality content on a tight deadline
  • A “make it work” attitude toward creating story content in a live game environment
  • The ability to demonstrate an understanding of Fortnite’s tone and style

The ideal candidate would also have a mix of the following qualifications:

  • Quest design experience
  • Pitching experience
  • Script production experience
  • Experience with UE4
  • Live game experience This is going to be 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 .


Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation. Through Unreal Engine, Epic Games Store, and Epic Online Services, Epic provides an end-to-end digital ecosystem for developers and creators to build, distribute, and operate games and other content. Epic has over 40 offices worldwide with headquarters in Cary, North Carolina. see less

Hiring process

Hiring Manager: Kelly Dominguez