AI Programmer - Console and PC - USA

Games Jobs - Programming - New York

Job Title AI Programmer - Console and PC - USA
Job Category Programming
Job Description Our client is well known for delivering successful AAA open-world titles. Based in an exciting city the studio is located in a bright, open and airy custom-designed space spanning 20,000 square feet and offering a wide arrange of amenities to keep their employees happy and motivated.

They are looking for an experienced and motivated AI programmer to join the AI team on their next blockbuster project. You will work with some of the industry’s most exciting technology and talented individuals. You are expected to have previous experience from developing character and/or vehicle AI and to be able to utilize this experience by pushing the quality of the studios titles even further.

As an AI programmer you will work with content creators to design fun and robust character behaviors for AAA action titles. You will implement behaviors for the inference systems of the game engine and Integrate AI behaviors and subcomponents with other gameplay systems such as physics, animation and sound. It will also work to maintain and extend the inference and pathfinding technology and existing tools for AI content creation.

Required qualifications:
  • A strong passion for game AI and a keen sense of fun gameplay
  • Familiarity with animation, physics and gameplay code in general
  • Experience from working with common AI technology such as state machines and pathfinding algorithms
  • Prior experience working as a programmer on at least two shipped title on current-gen consoles
  • Basic understanding of the possibilities and challenges the PS4 and Xbox ONE hardware architectures imposes on AI algorithms and technology

Desired qualifications:
  • Experience from working with action planners, behavior trees and obstacle avoidance algorithms
  • Experience working with navmesh generation and pathfinding in a complex environment
  • Experience from working with character scripting, animation state machines, animation blending and similar techniques
  • Experience from tools development using QT, python or wxWidgets
Salary DOE
Location New York
Job Category Programming
Date posted 11/01/2018
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