AI Programmer

  • Programming
  • Calgary

Website nwinteractive New World Interactive

We are looking for an AI Programmer to join our expanding team! Are you a fan of FPS, with an emphasis on “inspired by realism” and tactical play vs. arcade control? Do you have a passion for cooperative compound interactions between networks of AI pawns? Do cover-based shooters excite you? Do you have an interest in developing AI for a live-service title? Does Unreal Engine excite you? If so, New World Interactive would like to speak with you!

What an AI Programmer will do:

  • Write high-quality C++ code with an understanding of gameplay and AI systems
  • Participate in the design and implementation of AI code in accordance with design intentions
  • Work collaboratively with design on prototyping new AI concepts as well as iterating on and improving existing systems
  • Work with QA to fix tricky and obscure bugs relating to AI systems

If you’re interested, you’ll need these skills or experiences:

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High attention to detail
  • Passion for making games
  • Experience working collaboratively with others on games
  • A good understanding of Unreal Engine 4 including:
    • Programming in C++ using the in-engine gameplay framework
    • Using built-in AI tools such as EQS and Behavior Trees

Additional skills or experience that will move you up in the stack-ranking for considerations are:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent 3+ years related work experience
  • Shipped at least one III, AA, or AAA title on multiple platforms.
  • Familiarity with console platforms such as Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch
  • Experience working with Perforce source control
  • Familiarity with AI behaviors relating to the FPS genre and co-op games

Company Benefits

  • Supplemental benefits – Vision, Dental, Pharmaceutical and more.
  • Life insurance
  • Work from home 
  • Company events 
  • Educational allowance 
  • Personal development allowance  
  • Additional time-off during company closed periods 
  • Annual Bonus Opportunities

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Hi, I'm Craig. Creator of Alberta Makes Games and local advocate for game development.
I created the Calgary Game Developers meetup group in 2013 and have been a director for both Calgary Game Developers Association and Interactive Arts Alberta.

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