AI Engineer - Unreal Engine 4

Marina Del Rey, CA / REMOTE

People make games great. And at Survios, we know we can’t grow from an acclaimed VR studio to the world’s premier game developer and publisher without them. That’s why our most valuable investments aren’t in the next-generation technology we use to make our games or the swanky new HQ we’re building in Marina Del Rey, but in creating a hybrid workplace that seeks out talent across the globe, nurtures its people, and encourages fun. A workplace where every team member knows they’re respected and cared for. If you want to join a passionate team of developers driving toward the future of immersive gaming, we’d love to hear from you! Survios currently has an opening for a talented AI Engineer working with Unreal Engine 4.

Candidates must have a passion for creating the characters that drive gameplay. We want people who enjoy working in cross-discipline groups to develop the behaviors and technology that brings games to life. 

The ideal candidate has experience with both common AI techniques and collaborating with animators to create convincing behaviors. The role requires the ability to architect and implement substantial systems and to polish AI behaviors. The ideal candidate is passionate about player experience, with attention to details. 

Responsibilities:

  • Design, architect, implement, and maintain AI systems.
  • Create or improve tools as necessary to empower content creators.
  • Collaborate with design and animation to create compelling character behaviors.
  • Profile, analyze, and optimize systems on all applicable platforms.

Requirements:

  • Three or more years of experience in the creation and delivery of state-of-the-art, performance-minded games with at least one in-game credit.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in C++.
  • Proficient with linear algebra and general 3D mathematics.
  • Proficient with techniques such as A*, behavior trees, and influence maps.
  • Experience building characters and behaviors.
  • Effective communicator and collaborator with engineers and team members from other disciplines.
  • Self-motivated and passionate about making video games.
  • Commitment to personal and peer development and sharing best practices.

Pluses:

  • Hands-on experience developing for Unreal Engine 4, PS4 and Xbox One.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Math, or a related field.
  • Experience designing and implementing threaded, asynchronous software.

About Us:

Survios is an award-winning game studio that takes a holistic approach to development, merging our hardware, software, and games expertise to create unbelievable immersive game experiences. As we expand our focus from VR-Only to create games across all PC and Console platforms, we’re dedicated to leveraging our passion, expertise, and creativity to develop and publish the next generation of groundbreaking and immersive video games.

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