AI Programmer

  • Software Development
  • Calgary

Website nwinteractive New World Interactive

We are looking for an AI programmer to join our expanding team! Are you a fan of first-person shooters, 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!

Role Responsibilities

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

Minimum Qualifications

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Passion for making 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.
  • Experience working collaboratively with others on games.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.newworldinteractive.com.

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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