Senior AI Designer

Posted: 23 days
CI Games is looking for an experienced and creative individual to join our team as a Senior AI Designer. You’ll be joining the team on an ambitious and original open world survival game with a horror thematic. We’re putting a unique twist on the formula, both in mechanics and the environmental challenges we set for the player. Visual quality is paramount, so we’re building in Unreal Engine 5.
A career at CI Games is about being part of a team working on some of the most creatively rewarding and ambitious projects to be found in any entertainment medium. You would be welcomed to a dedicated and inclusive environment where you can learn and collaborate with some of the most talented people in the industry.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Actively participate in defining, designing and implementing AI behaviours and features from prototype to shiping
  • Own the feature development for AI game design, combat and non-combat NPC’s in the game
  • Align with Lead Game Designer and Design Director on ensuring that proposed designs support the vision of the game
  • Research and benchmark similar features from relevant titles and use the knowledge to inform design choices
  • Adhere to the established standard for formal design documentation, providing clear and structured project documents
  • Ensure that the elements developed by the team will contribute to player satisfaction and enjoyment
  • Ensure that gameplay intentions are understood and that team members are working on the right elements
  • Act as a feature owner, driving features to completion and communicating with all stakeholders
  • Anticipating, identifying, and articulating problem areas and developing preventative solutions
  • Work with the Lead Designer and Production team providing estimates for the required tasks
Key Requirements:
  • 5+ years of game design experience with focus on AI
  • Must have shipped a minimum of 1 AAA title
  • Passion for horror and survival genre
  • Experience with Unreal Engine in particular with Blueprints and related design workflows
  • A great knowledge of games and an excellent understanding of what makes them work
  • Keeps up to date with current industry trends, features and techniques related to the execution of engaging AIs
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and with deadlines
  • Open and creative mind
What we offer:
  • Attractive remuneration, holidays and social events. Our environments thrive with collaborative teamwork with people from all around the world, different nationalities, and languages.
  • A supportive community inclusive of LGBTQ+, and any age, ethnicity, religion, or disability. We care about the wellbeing of our employees and have a dedicated employee wellbeing programme.
  • Flexibility with our core hours, and no-notice holidays.
  • Annual discretionary studio bonus
  • Free games and merchandise
  • Wrap parties for game releases
  • Remote/Homeworking with flexible working schedules (core hours 10am-4pm CET), a fun environment, and a relaxing culture, including the opportunity to work with the leading technology and creative minds in the world.
  • Learn as you work and be part of something real that changes the face of gaming - forever
We are an equal opportunities employer with a commitment to building a diverse workforce, representative of the world we live and game in!
Accessibility is at the heart of our games and we reflect that in how we operate as a business. Should you require adjustments or flexible arrangements to interview, or take up a role at with us, please let us know in your application and we will accommodate to the best of our ability.

About CI Games

At our studios we have been creating globally recognised games for 20 years with our most popular franchise selling over 14 million copies! 
We share a passion for creating exceptional games with the best global talent available. Our roles are completely remote, which means you can work from anywhere in the World.
We currently have a number of exciting projects in the pipeline in Unreal Engine 5, with true ownership of their creative direction. We are excited about pushing the boundaries of creativity with passion, drive and teamwork. 
We are looking for self-starter individuals who can hit the ground running in a fast paced multi-disciplined environment. If that sounds like you, take a look at our open roles or sign up to receive notifications via our Career Page.

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