Senior AI Programmer – Leamington Spa, UK

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Senior AI Programmer


Playground Games – Leamington Spa, UK

Playground Games are looking for a Senior AI Programmer to join the Fable team to help them bring this revived classic to life.

Your skills and passion for AI will enable you to work closely with designers to produce engaging, exciting and innovative gameplay. Your experience designing and implementing AI systems for AAA projects will make you a key part of a world-class engineering team. Joining the team and project at an early stage, you'll have the rare opportunity to shape the technology used to build a large-scale AAA title.

The skills and experience you'll need…

  • Strong C++ and software architecture capabilities
  • Detailed knowledge of AI techniques and technologies, such as behaviour trees, path-finding, goal-orientated planning, character controllers
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven aptitude for designing and implementing re-usable systems
  • A genuine passion for videogames!

This is an exceptional opportunity to join an established, highly experienced and collaborative team, within one of the world’s most exciting games studios. It provides exciting new challenges for experienced developers looking to further their career and create world class games.

Playground Games was established in 2010, bringing together some of the most experienced and talented developers from the UK games industry, with the vision to create genre-defining titles for a global audience. Since then, they have created four critically-acclaimed, award-winning hits; the Horizon games have garnered more than one hundred awards and have been played by many millions of fans.

Playground has two world-class studios in Leamington Spa. In their original HQ, they continue to support and grow the huge Horizon community. In their new studio, on the other side of town, they are excited to be developing Fable, a new beginning for the legendary franchise.

Are you interested in learning more about this role, the studio and their culture?

Get in touch with Paul!

Email or call +44 (0)1709 834777.

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