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AAA FPS AI Engineer (Unreal)

Seattle, Washington
$105,000 - $150,000 yearly
Job ID #72617
Our client, a AAA Game Studio, is looking to bring on an AI Engineer to join the team!

  • Collaborate with AI designers, and other AI engineers, to build AI behaviors and systems in both C++ and Unreal Blueprints.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain AI algorithms and systems in Unreal Engine, including pathfinding, decision-making, and navigation.
  • Optimize the efficiency of our AI systems to enable increasingly sophisticated AI behaviors and higher numbers of active NPCs in our games.
  • Design and implement reactive and adaptive AI systems that provide dynamic and engaging experiences for players.
  • Collaborate with animation and character teams to integrate AI behaviors seamlessly with character animations and models.
  • Optimize AI systems for performance and memory usage to maintain high frame rates and more simultaneously active NPCs.
  • Identify and resolve AI-related bugs and undesired behaviors during the development and post-release support phases.
  • Observe player behaviors during playtests to identify ways to improve player experiences

  • Bachelor's or higher degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field, or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong proficiency with C++ programming.
  • Experience with Unreal Engine development.
  • Understanding of visual scripting.
  • Understanding of behavior trees and the basic principles of videogame AI.
  • Previous experience with multiplayer and networked game AI is a plus.
  • Affinity for tactical first-person shooters.

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
$105,000 - $150,000 yearly
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