Senior AI Engineer - Unreal Engine
- Games Department
- Miami, FL
- Remote friendly
2022-04-06 16:53:36 UTC
AEXLAB is a virtual reality technology studio. We create meaningful technologies that make people feel present and connected in virtual worlds for gaming, training, simulation and more. Our mission is to apply our technologies to further virtual reality as a first-class social experience.
In active development, we are building the ultimate VR first person shooter experience, VAIL VR. Our flagship title emphasizes tactical gunplay, high-caliber combat, and collaborative teamwork. Featuring social and matchmaking systems, players can find games for casual or competitive play. Forge lasting friendships and work together with your teammates to achieve victory.
We have an opening for a talented Senior AI Engineer working with Unreal Engine. 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. Candidates will have broad responsibility to identify problems and opportunities, and make improvements wherever necessary.
The ideal candidate has considerable 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. The role requires prior experience developing AI for modern game systems such as PS4, Xbox One or Windows.
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
Mentor other engineers as needed to increase their capabilities and productivity
Five or more years of experience in the creation and delivery of state-of-the-art, performance-minded games with two in-game credits
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
Bonus, but not required:
Hands-on experience developing for Unreal Engine, 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
AEXLAB is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to hire, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. If you are passionate about the future of gaming, VR, and community, we’d love for you to join us.