Full Time Job

Associate AI Technical Designer

Infinity Ward

Woodland Hills, CA 07-09-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
Your Mission:

As an Associate AI Systems Designer, you will collaborate with engineers and animators to create and implement AAA quality AI systems and behaviors.
• A strong interest and passion for First Person Shooter games
• The ability to dissect and discuss AI design in recent games
• Familiarity with game editor tools such as Radiant, Unreal, Unity, or Crytek editors
• Knowledge of scripting language such as Python, Lua, or similar scripting.
• Knowledge of common game AI systems such as FSMs and Behavior Trees
• Strong linear algebra math skills as they relate to game programming
• Self-motivated with excellent problem-solving skills
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Prior internship or game development experience related to AI a plus

Player Profile:
• At least five years of game industry experience with at least one AAA shipped title.
• Prior experience in a mid-level design role.
• Prior internship or game development experience related to AI a plus
• Familiarity with game editor tools such as Radiant, Unreal, Unity, or Crytek editors
• Knowledge of scripting language such as Python, Lua, or similar scripting.
• Knowledge of common game AI systems such as FSMs and Behavior Trees
• Self-motivated, proactive personality, that is concentrated on solving issues before they become problems.
• A drive for improving and simplifying processes and tools. Must be able to identify problems with final users and recommend solutions.
• Clear understanding of the shooter genre and what makes combat engaging and fun.
• The ability to dissect and discuss AI and combat design in recent games
• Knowledge of the best-in-class games in the genre and ability to deconstruct the elements of the game that make it excel.
• Ability to communicate well both written and orally.
• Strong desire and drive to develop cutting edge titles.
• Passion for developing and playing video games.

Extra Points:
• A strong interest and passion for First Person Shooter games
• Prior internship or game development experience related to AI a plus
• Familiarity with game editor tools such as Radiant, Unreal, Unity, or Crytek editors
• Knowledge of scripting language such as Python, Lua, or similar scripting.
• Knowledge of common game AI systems such as FSMs and Behavior Trees
• Self-motivated, proactive personality, that is concentrated on solving issues before they become problems.
• A drive for improving and simplifying processes and tools. Must be able to identify problems with final users and recommend solutions.
• The ability to dissect and discuss AI and combat design in recent games
• Ability to communicate well both written and orally.
• A strong interest and passion for First Person Shooter games

About Infinity Ward

Founded in 2002, Infinity Ward is the original studio behind the Call of Duty® franchise. The titles developed by Infinity Ward have won more than 200 ''Game of the Year'' awards and 100 ''Editor's Choice'' awards, among many other industry accolades. Some of our previous titles include: Call of Duty®: Ghosts, Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare and most recently, Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare. Infinity Ward employs more than 250 people in Woodland Hills, CA, just outside of Los Angeles.

A critically acclaimed studio, Infinity Ward is proud to have one of the most passionate and talented development teams in the industry. We love to have as much fun as the games we create, and it shows in our relaxed, yet diligent, workplace environment. We believe that making the best games relies on having the best people, so we like to look after ours. We enjoy having fun with top-notch events that everyone gets involved with.

Infinity Ward is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at https://www.infinityward.com/, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/InfinityWard/, and @InfinityWard on Twitter.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5z240-18-205-192-201-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Infinity Ward

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