Playground Games is looking for a Principal AI Engineer to join our brand new open world action / RPG development team.

As a Principal AI Engineer you will help set the technical direction of our AI technology. You will work with other disciplines to identify, plan and implement industry leading AI systems for a AAA RPG title.
You are driven by a passion for software engineering, as well as striving to discover and develop genre leading AI features. You'll 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.

Skills Summary:

  • 7 or more years working on AAA titles
  • Games industry leading knowledge of AI systems
  • A proven track record of successful planning and delivery of highly technical features
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Expert C++ and software architecture skills
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • A genuine 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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“The working environment within the engineering team provides the opportunity to influence and drive features whilst surrounded by the expertise and knowledge to develop and innovate.”