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AI Designer (Unreal, AAA)

Seattle, Washington
$55k-150k annual base salary
Job ID #72770
**Position: AI Designer (US/Canada)**

**About Us:**
We are a dynamic gaming company dedicated to creating immersive and engaging experiences for players worldwide. Our team is seeking a talented and motivated AI Designer to join us in shaping the future of interactive gaming.

**Role and Responsibilities:**

As an AI Designer, you will be a crucial part of our design team, contributing to the development of cutting-edge AI systems that enhance player interactions within our games. Your responsibilities will include:

1. **Collaboration with Design Team:**
   - Work closely with the design team to define AI requirements and establish clear goals for the game.
2. **AI System Development:**
   - Design and develop AI behaviors, decision-making systems, and mechanics that enrich player interactions with non-player characters (NPCs) and enemies.
3. **Adaptive AI Systems:**
   - Create robust AI systems capable of adapting and responding to player actions, dynamically adjusting the game's challenge level for an optimal gaming experience.
4. **Cross-Team Collaboration:**
   - Collaborate with engineers, artists, animators, and sound designers to ensure seamless integration of AI behaviors into the game world.
5. **Playtesting and Iteration:**
   - Conduct extensive playtesting, gather feedback, and iterate on AI systems to achieve optimal balance and enhance the overall gameplay experience.
6. **Programming Knowledge:**
   - Possess a working knowledge of C-based languages to effectively implement AI systems.

7. **UE Blueprint Proficiency:**
   - The ideal candidate should have prior experience developing and executing AI systems utilizing UE (Unreal Engine) blueprints.

8. **AI Techniques Familiarity:**
   - Demonstrate familiarity with AI techniques, including pathfinding and behavior trees, to create intelligent and immersive NPC interactions.

  • Previous experience in developing and executing AI systems in the gaming industry.
  • Strong proficiency in C-based languages.
  • Prior experience utilizing UE blueprints for AI development.
  • Familiarity with AI techniques such as pathfinding and behavior trees.

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.
$55k-150k annual base salary
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