Senior Gameplay and AI Programmer - New IP

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Job Title Senior Gameplay and AI Programmer - New IP
Job Category Programming
Job Description The team behind the multi-award-winning ALIEN: Isolation, fresh from developing Halo Wars 2 with Microsoft and 343industries, are looking for more world-class talent to join the team.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an accomplished Gameplay and AI programmer to join an experienced game development team. You will be a key member of the team, creating runtime features which are at the heart of the users’ experience. You will have both a deep technical knowledge and a real passion for making great games.

Key Responsibilities

As a Senior Gameplay and AI Programmer you will be working closely with the entire development team, creating the features that engage and delight our players. These C++ systems must be robust, easy to use and performant across all platforms. 

Your key area of responsibility will be the behaviour of the human and other AI characters in the game. This will range from developing sensory and high level behavioural systems, group AI, pathfinding and locomotion all the way through to helping to create believable, beautiful individual character animation performances with only the live networked data available to you.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience 

Essential
  • Fluent in C++ programming
  • An excellent academic background in computer science, maths or engineering
  • Happy and confident working with other disciplines
  • Attention to detail and a passion for making quality products
  • Outstanding communication skills both verbal and written
  • A deep understanding of character AI techniques
  • Able to own significant features of the game development.
Desirable
  • Experience with multi-platform development
  • Experience with parallel programming
  • Experience using Havok Physics
  • Understanding of networking technologies and techniques
  • Experience of delivery of a Game As A Service
We are Creative Assembly

Creative Assembly is one of the UK's leading games development studios, founded in 1987 and located in West Sussex, UK and in Sofia, Bulgaria.

We have gathered our team of world-class, diverse and multi-national talent, dedicated to crafting some of the most renowned gaming experiences and giving our loyal followers worlds in which to immerse themselves.

Our focus on quality has filled our awards cabinet over the years – from BAFTAs to Ivor Novellos. We owe this to our team – creatives from a breadth of backgrounds, who unite to share their ideas and expertise, to craft the highest quality gameplay.
Salary Based on experience
Location South East
Job Category Programming
Date posted 30/01/2018
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