Playground Games is looking for a Lead AI Engineer to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team. You will join the team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

Your experience of designing AI systems for AAA games will see you leading a team of engineers to develop world leading AI for an exciting new title. Your skills and passion for AI will enable you to work closely with designers to produce engaging, exciting and innovative gameplay.

You are driven by a passion for software engineering, as well as delivering high quality, innovative solutions. You will work closely with internal and external stakeholders, so your ability to work collaboratively and communicate effectively is vital. You are highly motivated and approachable, with a strong desire to push the boundaries of technology.

Skill Summary:


  • At least one published AAA title as a Lead AI Engineer
  • A proven track record of successful planning and delivery
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of working on current-gen consoles or high-end PCs
  • Exceptional C++ and software architecture skills
  • Proven ability to design and implement re-usable systems
  • A passion for games

 

This is an exceptional opportunity to join a team and project at an early stage, giving you the rare chance to shape the future of an exciting, large-scale AAA title from the outset.  It will provide exciting new challenges for any experienced developer looking to further their career and create world class games.

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“Having started as a graduate engineer, working at Playground has been an amazing experience where I get to learn from talented and experienced engineers while working on a project that is both fun and challenging. ”