AI Programmer

Fantastic Small Team - Brand New FPS Built in UE5 - Remote Across Europe

Job Type
Salary on application
5 days ago

Our client is looking for an AI Programmer to join a growing team on a full-time basis. This position is open to remote work for the right candidate, and relocation to the office in Galway, Ireland is also possible. This is an unprecedented opportunity to join a thriving independent development studio and work on a high-profile title that will be played by millions of gamers worldwide.

You will create exciting character behaviours in Unreal Engine to support cutting-edge multiplayer PC and console games. As part of a thriving independent development studio, you will have a significant impact and contribute on multiple levels to the games we make.

In your first few weeks in this AI Developer role, you can expect to:

  • Develop exciting, efficient, and varied AI behaviours and controllers for the various characters in a real-time cutting-edge game in Unreal Engine 5
  • Collaborate with fellow members of the development team to ensure the AI behaviour matches the requirements of the game design with the technical constraints of the engine
  • Integrate AI middleware to provide low-level navmesh, pathfinding and dynamic obstacle avoidance capabilities
  • Work closely with the animation team and ensure AI movement and actions are aligned with the character animations

To apply for this AI role, you will need a proven track record of designing and implementing real-time AI behaviours in a 3D environment. You will also require the following:

  • A deep understanding of real-time behaviour planning and navmeshes
  • Experience implementing AI senses, plans and reactions efficiently in real-world games
  • Experience mapping AI behaviours to character animations and physics
  • Proficiency in C++
  • 3+ years of professional experience in the games industry

In return for your dedication, collaboration and commitment, you will receive a generous salary and benefits package and join a welcoming and inclusive culture.

If this full-time remote AI Programmer job motivates and inspires you, please contact Ryan from Skillsearch at today.

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Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Ryan Templeman

Principal Game Development Consultant & Game Development Team Lead

Ryan leads our dev team, focusing on scouting out the best programmers in the industry! We think he’s working here mostly get his hands on new Lord of the Rings VR experiences as soon as they come out although, with his level of knowledge, maybe he should be helping make them instead!  He is one of the few people on the team that is a born and bred Brightonian. In fact he has never moved far - to the point where last time he moved, it was only 2 doors down from his old place!

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