Senior Gameplay and AI Programmer - New IP

Console Team Programming
Creative Assembly’s award-winning team behind Alien: Isolation are exploring new frontiers with a brand-new and exciting First Person Tactical Shooter IP.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an accomplished Gameplay and AI programmer to join an experienced game development team. You will be a key member of the team, creating runtime features which are at the heart of the users’ experience. You will have both a deep technical knowledge and a real passion for making great games.

Key Responsibilities

As a Senior Gameplay and AI Programmer you will be working closely with the entire development team, creating the features that engage and delight our players. These C++ systems must be bullet proof, easy to use and performant across all platforms. You should also be comfortable doing rapid prototyping with Blueprints in Unreal.

Your key area of responsibility will be the behaviour of the human and other AI characters in the game. This will range from prototyping new gameplay features all the way through to helping to create believable, beautiful individual character animation performances armed only with the networked data that's arriving over the wire.

Knowledge, Skill and Experience
 
Essential
  • Fluent in C++ programming
  • An excellent academic background in computer science, maths or engineering
  • A deep knowledge of Unreal 4 development
  • Happy and confident working with other disciplines
  • Attention to detail and a passion for making quality products
  • Outstanding communication skills both verbal and written
  • A deep understanding of character animation techniques
  • Able to own significant features of the game development
Desirable
  • Experience with multi-platform development
  • Experience with parallel programming
  • Understanding of networking technologies and techniques
  • Experience of delivery of a Game As A Service



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  • Quality - Everything we do is about quality, from individual actions to final products, we take pride in the detail and authenticity of all our creations.
  • Focus - We focus on our strengths as a studio. Our teams might work across different projects, but our goals and vision should be clear for everyone.
  • Teamwork - We are a collective who thrive working across teams, empowering each other to succeed.
  • Respect - Respect at CA is given as a default, we respect each other as diverse and unique individuals, who come together to create games our fans will love.
  • Trust - Alongside respect, we trust each other, our teams and our leaders as experts of their craft. Everyone is given creative autonomy and freedom to make a real contribution to our projects and our legacy.
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