Lead AI Programmer (Remote)

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Posted 01 March 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameIvan Cannon

Job description

Aardvark Swift are working with CI Games as they look for a Lead AI Programmer to join them in their aim to become one of the world’s leading international games developers and publishers, developing industry leading content and evergreen franchises, with a loyal global fanbase that loves to play and engage with content.

As a Lead AI Programmer at the studio, you will lead by example and set a standard for the AI team in the pursuit of excellence. You’ll also implement the required AI solutions for the game, coping with the game design intentions and the technical requirements to secure performance.

Your responsibilities…

  • Understanding of all AI systems to work with and discuss needs from other departments and participate on the generation of cost-effective pipelines
  • Understand, plan and work on any required AI feature in coordination with the rest of the code team (engineers and gameplay programmers)
  • Work on other non-AI features or sub-features assigned, when required
  • Take full responsibility of the assigned tasks from start to finish
  • Work on backend for enemy and player skills, RPG systems, and more
  • Work on specific tools requested by combat designers
  • Make sure all features are networked
  • Work on TRCs related to AI
The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • 5+ years of experience as an AI programmer
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Experience building AI systems for several Unreal Engine PC/Console/Mobile games
  • Deep familiarity, experience, and knowledge using Unreal Engine Blueprints and C++ across the entire pipeline of 3D game development
  • Ability to work flexibly on both routine and more complex tasks across various projects and time-zones
  • Ability to prioritise workload as well as being flexible and responsive to last minute changes
  • High level of attention to detail and team management skills
  • Methodical approach to work
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, able to listen carefully and respond appropriately at all levels
  • Excellent proficiency in English
  • development experience with FPS Shooter / Tactical FPS games is a bonus
Perks and benefits include…
  • Flexibility with their core hours, and no-notice holidays
  • Annual discretionary studio bonus
  • Free games and merchandise
  • Wrap parties for game releases
CI Games include attractive remuneration, holidays, and social events. Their studio’s inclusive environments thrive with collaborative teamwork with people from all around the world, different nationalities, and languages.

This role also offers remote homeworking with flexible working schedules, a fun environment, and a relaxing culture, including the opportunity to work with the leading technology and creative minds in the world whist you learn as you work and be part of something real that changes the face of gaming forever!