AI Programmer (UK Remote)

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Posted 04 May 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameDave Moss

Job description

We are working with Climax Studios as they look for an AI Programmer to help generate the best open-world experiences in the games and push the limits of artificial intelligence in areas such as pathfinding, combat, and decision-making.

At Climax, they emphasise and embrace those who see things in a different way and aren’t afraid to try-out new things and push themselves out of their comfort zones. The studio have an extensive history in developing all kinds of digital experiences across all formats, and they have won multiple awards along the way.

Your responsibilities…

  • Work with existing engine code base to develop and improve AI
  • Develop AI and game code, as well as tools and extend it for high profile projects.
  • Specify and contribute to testing procedures
  • Integrate creative and technical design processes while ensuring that high production values are never compromised
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 3+ hands-on experience with Unreal 4 and 5
  • High level of proficiency with C++
  • Excellent maths skills and proven problem-solving ability
  • Broad familiarity with AI in game development
  • Experience of developing modern character AI systems
  • Experience of pathfinding, steering, and motion planning
  • Ability to Implement cooperation and group behaviours

Perks and benefits include…

  • BUPA private medical insurance
  • Group life insurance
  • Private dental insurance
  • Eye-care vouchers
  • Group income protection
  • Company pension scheme
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Cycle To Work Scheme
The studio is big on socialising together and has plenty of in-house clubs and socials, from board games, tennis, and football to D&D nights. They also make lots of opportunities to come together as a team with project wrap parties, studio events, Christmas and summer parties, and some great charity fundraising events.