AI Programmer – London, UK

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Job Description

AI Programmer

Splash Damage – London, United Kingdom

Splash Damage are searching for an AI Programmer to join their critically acclaimed team in the heart of England, UK.

Splash Damage specialize in crafting world famous multiplayer first person shooter games such as Wolfenstein, Doom, Gears of War and Halo. They recently celebrated the launch of Gears Tactics and Outcasters, and are currently developing  several unannounced titles. As an Unreal Engine focused studio, they are excited to be transitioning to the latest in UE5 technology and they are looking for skilled and passionate developers to help them drive this.. 

As an AI Programmer at Splash Damage, you will work within cross-functional teams to deliver features on-time and to a high level of quality. Through regular communication and interaction with other team members, you will gather the requirements for, and own the implementation of, key tasks and features related to a wide range of development areas. You should enjoy exploring tasks outside of your comfort zone, and should be comfortable solving difficult problems autonomously where required.

You will be joining the Gameplay programming team who are responsible for implementing new and exciting gameplay features within a multiplayer environment, and work closely with other disciplines to help them realise their ideas through rapid prototyping and iterative agile development.

The skills and experience you'll need…

  • Strong practical knowledge of C++
  • The ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical team members
  • An understanding of AI behavioural & navigational techniques used in modern games
  • A keen interest in researching and implementing new AI related technologies

Bonus points if you have…

  • Previous experience with real-time networked multiplayer games and/or turn-based tactical games
  • Professional Unreal Engine 4 development background
  • Specialisation developing for Xbox One and/or PS4
  • Expertise profiling and optimising code for optimal CPU memory and bandwidth usage

Just some of the benefits Splash Damage offer include…

  • Visa sponsorship and relocation support
  • Private Medical and Dental cover for you and your family 
  • Enhanced pension contributions 
  • Profit share
  • Flexible working 
  • 28 days leave (incl. Christmas shutdown)

To find out more about the role, studio or their culture contact Phil Boltt at or call +44 (0)1709 834777.

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