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Senior / Lead AI Programmer

Posted: 12 months
Programming
Full-Time
Europe
CODE · UNDERDOG · FULLY REMOTE

Senior / Lead AI Programmer


We have an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and pro-active Senior / Lead AI Programmer to join our busy Underdog studio.

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Our vision is for CI Games to become one of the world’s leading international games developers and publishers in our field, developing industry leading content and evergreen franchises, with a loyal global fanbase that loves to play and engage with our content. We are focused on building a truly global business that not only reflects our ground-breaking vision for CI Games studios, but also works with people and partners that reflect and instil our deep company values.



Responsibilities:

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Lead by example and set standard for the AI team in the pursuit of excellence
  • The ability to implement the required AI solutions for the game, coping with the game design intentions and the technical requirements to secure performance
  • Understanding of all AI systems to work with and discuss needs from other departments and participate on the generation of cost-effective pipelines
  • Understand, plan and work on any required AI feature in coordination with the rest of the code team (engineers and gameplay programmers)
  • Work on other non-AI features or sub-features assigned, when required
  • Take full responsibility of the assigned tasks from start to finish
  • Work on backend for enemy and player skills, RPG systems, etc.
  • Work on specific tools requested by combat designers
  • Make sure all features are networked
  • Work on TRCs related to AI

Key Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience as AI programmer
  • Mentoring / Coaching Experience
  • Big plus if part of your experience was spent developing FPS Shooter / Tactical FPS games
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science
  • Experience building AI systems for several Unreal Engine PC / PlayStation / Xbox games
  • Deep familiarity, experience and knowledge using Unreal Engine Behaviour Trees, Blueprints and C++ across the entire pipeline of 3D game development
  • Able to work flexibly on both routine and more complex tasks
  • Ability to prioritise workload as well as being flexible and responsive to last minute changes
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Methodical approach to work
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, able to listen carefully and respond appropriately at all levels.
  • Excellent proficiency in English


What we offer:

  • Attractive remuneration, holidays and social events. Our environments thrive with collaborative team-work 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, 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.


Department
Code
Locations
Underdog
Remote status
Fully Remote
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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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