Haven’t gotten to hear much about Epic Games culture — what type of workplace is it? Do you enjoy it? Is it intense?
Would love to hear about it and also get any tips on interviewing
High alignment across teams for the most part, good focus, middle and upper management does a good job of aligning and communicating.
Day to day operations and well supported, workstations, offices, software etc are well supported, pay is decent and benefits are the best around
People are really nice and approachable, people drop everything to help with issues
For hiring there is a bit of a vague technical bar, hiring is really hard and it's not clear it works well
Advancement is equally bad, bias on politics vs effectiveness and achievement
Crunch is real, although not as bad as some articles suggest. There is a decent amount of indirect crunch for non content or product teams because of the schedule of customer facing teams due to their needs and pace, and the fact that epic changes direction often so to make progress anywhere you need to deliver very quickly before it's irrelevant