AI Programmer

Games Jobs - Programming - South East

Job Title AI Programmer
Job Category Programming
Job Description The multi award winning Total War team are looking for an experience AI Programmer to join them.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work with our existing Battle AI team creating compelling, challenging, and most of all fun to play AI for the real-time battle component of future Total War titles. This is a rare chance to work on one of the biggest AI challenges in computer games, with a real-time restriction and the need to control tens of agents action together strategically and tactically.

Key Responsibilities

Working as part of the Battle AI team, you will develop, improve and support the Total War battle AI. This means you will be working with the design team to analyse requirements, suggesting solutions and ultimately developing the required code. This can be anything from small changes to entire new systems. Since our fans spend a lot of time playing against AI, working on the battle AI offers a real opportunity to shape the player experience.

We have regular meetups with the wider AI team at Creative Assembly to discuss our work and there are opportunities to attend and talk at industry conferences.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience

Essential
  • Experience in a in a relevant technical field such as computer science, software engineering, mathematics or physics
  • Excellent C++ programming skillset
  • Good object oriented design skills
  • High level of analytical and mathematical ability
  • Excellent communication skills to enable effective collaboration with programmers, designers, artists and production staff
  • Excellent academic background
Desirable
  • Experience as an AI Programmer
  • Broad gaming experience and a sense for good game design
  • Keen player of games, ideally including Total War
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 06/07/2018
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