Senior AI Programmer (Hybrid)

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Posted 05 December 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplineGames Programming
Contact NameChristopher Redgrave

Job description

Aardvark Swift have partnered up with Sharkmob's Malmo office to find a Senior AI Programmer. They are working on two games and have big ambitions for them, and the studio are seeking someone with a deep interest in AI who is dedicated to creating interesting and polished behaviours.

As a Senior AI programmer, you will work closely with the design, art, and other teams to create different types of agents in the game. You’ll also make the world full of life while making sure to reach set performance targets.

Sharkmob was founded in 2017 and has offices in Malmö, Sweden, and London, UK. The studio develops AAA-quality games for PC and console, using the Unreal Engine to power its ambitions of taking multiplayer games to new heights. Their first game, Bloodhunt, was released last year and they are currently working on two unannounced projects.

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…
  • Several years of experience in game development
  • Proficient in C++ (or an equivalent programming language) at an advanced or expert level
  • Thrive on collaborating with diverse teams to craft engaging AI characters and their associated encounters
  • Possesses a solid grasp of designing, executing, and operating within a feature-rich game engine
  • Capable of scrutinizing and comprehending AI behaviours and their underlying principles
  • Able to create high-performance systems that can accommodate numerous agents
  • Effective communication and teamwork skills when collaborating with colleagues across development areas
  • Equipped to contribute to or lead the implementation of AI-related features
  • Exhibits a genuine passion for the world of gaming!
Added bonus if you have…
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine 4 or 5
  • Shipped one or more games for PC/console
Perks and benefits include...
  • Relocation support and assistance
  • 30 days annual leave, plus public holidays
  • Discretionary annual performance-based bonus and profit sharing
  • Private pension
  • Private healthcare, life insurance scheme and income protection policy
  • Parental leave for a total of 480 days per child (distributed across both parents)
  • Yearly preventative healthcare allowance for gyms, massages, classes, or apps
  • Personal development and training opportunities
  • Weekly 'wellness hour' to be used each week during office hours
  • Social events and discounts at local stores, chains, and establishments
Sharkmob know the most important element of their studio is their team, they strive for a healthy and productive atmosphere in their office, they do this by providing feedback to each other, promoting a healthy work life balance, distributing ownership, and making time for social activities and having fun!