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Sr AI Gameplay Engineer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 09-02-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
What You'll Do

Come be part of the excitement and energy to help build out a new game team in the Epic ecosystem! Epic Games is looking for an experienced Gameplay/ AI Programmer to join a new and growing Engineering team. We believe that the best gameplay experiences are driven by collaboration and iteration between gameplay programmers, designers, and artists. You will play a critical role in driving future gameplay features .

In This Role You Will
• Experiment with game design and use rapid prototyping while ensuring that strong architectural and algorithmic decisions are made
• Work closely with art and design to create and iterate on gameplay features
• Prototype and iterate on features and be willing to accept and respond to critical feedback
• Ensure high quality user experiences across all platforms we support
• Optimize and fix bugs in existing gameplay systems
• Contribute ideas toward all aspects of the game's production and development
• Write robust, maintainable code

What We're Looking For
• Experience developing games professionally for 3+ years
• A keen analytical mind, with strong problem-solving skills
• Strong C++ skills and the ability to code and architect gameplay mechanics and tools
• Strong math skills
• Well versed in game's and the ability to articulate what is strong/weak about the design of existing games
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Self-motivated, strong work ethic, and able to work independently
• Experience with or desire to work in a live game environment
• Creativity in problem-solving and the ability to think outside of the established solutions
• Keen interest in games

Nice to Have:
• Experience with gameplay systems driven by AI

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9e1x9-18-208-132-74-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.