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Lead AI Programmer

Job Title: Lead AI Programmer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-11-13
Reference: LAI
Contact Name: Robin Stallick
Contact Email: rstallick@creativepersonnel.co.uk
Job Published: November 13, 2018 13:18

Job Description

Highly regarded AAA Studio looking for a Lead AI Programmer

 

Our client is at the cutting edge of harnessing the power or artificial intelligence to enhance and magnify awesome gameplay experiences. They are rapidly expanding, and looking for the best talent to join the studio and manage and develop their growing AI Coders


This position is a key role in the company any you will be playing a pivotal role in the development of an exciting new project will take a you will be leading a team of people. If you are a proven professionals with AAA experience and you are hungry for their next challenge and enjoy getting your teeth into a varied and complex technical environment this will be a great job for you 


Key Responsibilities
  • Work very closely with the Game Director and other leads to understand and establish the vision and evangelise this to the team.
  • Lead a team with industry wide renown in the creative vision for the project. Conduct regular reviews and manage the coding team to excellence.
  • Be a role-model for the coders by emphasizing project and company goals, providing feedback on performance and mentoring.
  • Train coders in the team. Be well aware of the ‘state of the art’ and assess new trends and emerging techniques.
  • Manage the AI programmers on your team, including regular one-on-ones and performance reviews.
  • Manage the AI code schedule and bugs to minimise risk and ensure the smooth running of the department.
  • Oversee, advise and drive the whole AI team to ensure quality results and efficient working practices.
  • Implement AI gameplay features to a high quality.
  • Oversee all relevant documentation to the project.
  • To work closely with other departments and give direction and feedback on requirements for the AI features being implemented.
  • Advanced understanding in C/C++.
  • Experience working on and shipping at least three AAA video game titles.
  • An advanced understanding of the main gaming platforms and the requirements needed to develop software on them.
  • A good understanding of modern AI techniques as used in AAA games.
  • Unreal Engine experience an advantage.
  • Strong, demonstrable video game design skills.
  • A good understanding of game technology principles.
  • Experience defining, designing, implementing, and supporting production process for creative software teams.
  • Must be a team player and know the importance of listening to others.
  • An avid enthusiast for games on all platforms.
  • Excellent communication skills.


TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Advanced understanding in C/C++.
  • Experience working on and shipping at least three AAA video game titles.
  • An advanced understanding of the main gaming platforms and the requirements needed to develop software on them.
  • A good understanding of modern AI techniques as used in AAA games.
  • Unreal Engine experience an advantage.




SKILL REQUIREMENTS

 
  • Strong, demonstrable video game design skills.
  • A good understanding of game technology principles.
  • Experience defining, designing, implementing, and supporting production process for creative software teams.
  • Must be a team player and know the importance of listening to others.
  • An avid enthusiast for games on all platforms.
  • Excellent communication skills.






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