We are looking for an experienced and motivated AI programmer to join our AI team on our next open world project. At Avalanche Studios you will work with some of the industrys 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 our titles even further.
As an AI programmer you will work with our content creators to design fun and robust character behaviors for one of our AAA action titles. You will implement behaviors for the inference systems of our game engine and integrate AI behaviors and subcomponents with other gameplay systems such as physics, animation and sound. You will also work to maintain and extend our AI and pathfinding technology and existing tools for AI content creation. Avalanche Studios is developing for next gen platforms.
To get ahead in your application, experience from working with common AI technology such as state machines and pathfinding algorithms, a passion for game AI and a keen sense of fun gameplay and familiarity with animation, physics and gameplay code in general are essential
It would be a plus if you have prior experience working as a programmer on at least two shipped titles on current-gen consoles and if you have basic understanding of the possibilities and challenges that PS4 and Xbox ONE hardware architectures impose on AI algorithms and technology.
To apply for this position please register below with a detailed resume and cover letter. Apply as soon as possible as we review applications continuously. All further information is provided under non-disclosure agreement only. All applicants are required to relocate to work full-time in New York City
We offer our full time employees 100% company paid Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance and 5 weeks of PTO including 2 weeks of Summer break. Employees enjoy the company's commitment to work-life balance and working with a talented team on an exciting AAA game.