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Senior AI Engineer - Unreal Engine

  • Games Department
  • Full-time
  • Miami, FL
  • Remote friendly

2022-04-06 16:53:36 UTC

About Us

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.

The Role

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.