Lead AI Programmer

Remote Across Europe - Well-known AAA Studio - Multiple Big Projects

Job Type
Salary on application
8 days ago

Our client, one of the leading independent AAA games development studios is looking for a remote Lead AI Programmer. This role comes with an attractive salary and excellent benefits. 

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

  • Provide mentorship, direction and best in class engineering principles to ensure quality results and efficient working practices 
  • Conduct regular code reviews and manage the coding team to excellence 
  • Work very closely with the Creative Director and other leads to understand and establish the vision and evangelise this to the team 
  • Work closely with other departments and give direction and feedback on requirements for the AI features being implemented 

To apply for this role, you'll need to be an expert in C/C++ and object-oriented programming with a strong 3D math background. You'll also require: 

  • Good understanding of modern AI techniques as used in AAA games and excellent understanding of AI architecture and standard technology 
  • Experience with multi-threading and performance measurement and optimization 
  • Minimum 8 years of software engineering experience 
  • Experience building and delivering at least 2 shipped AAA titles 

As a vital member of our team and in return for your expertise, inclusive approach and commitment, we will provide a favourable salary and the chance to join a passionate and welcoming team. 

To apply for this remote full-time Lead AI Programmer job, please contact Ryan from Skillsearch at rt@skillsearch.com 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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