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Lead AI Programmer

Гилдфорд, Великобритания
Engineering & Programming
Категория

Job Overview

Does the challenge of creating an exciting AAA Free to Play game at a new studio excite you? Here at Wargaming UK you have the chance to join a new creative project at the early stages of game development. You can leave your mark on the game and be part of creating something truly unique.  

We are self-publishing our own title, and are fully funded by Wargaming.net, one of the biggest publishers of FTP games in the world. Our studio leadership are industry veterans, and we believe we’re building a great studio culture in the best studio space in Guildford. If you think you have the talent to join a world class team, we’d love you to come and look at our studio.  

See what press are saying about our new project:  

https://www.mcvuk.com/wargaming-launches-new-uk-studio-in-guildford/ 

https://www.pcgamesinsider.biz/feature/70159/behind-the-scenes-at-wargamings-new-uk-studio/ 

https://www.gamesindustry.biz/articles/2019-12-12-wargaming-finally-branching-beyond-world-of-tanks-with-uk-studios-new-ip 

Reports To

 This position is based in Guildford and you will report to the Lead Gameplay Programmer who will also be based in Guildford.

What will you do?

  • Work with your Lead to define the AI systems for a free-to-play UE4 based multi-platform (PC and consoles) game

  • Develop features yourself

  • Manage a small number of direct reports in developing and supporting their careers

  • Guide the work of a remote team

  • Stop just short of writing AI that is self-aware

What are we looking for?

  • 5+ years programming experience in the gaming industry
  • Strong C++ skills

  • Strong familiarity with Unreal 4 AI system

  • Experience working with networked multiplayer games

  • Loves working in cross-disciplined feature teams

  • Passionate about mentoring technical talent

  • Great verbal and written communication skills in English

What additional skills will help you stand out?

  • Working with highly distributed teams

  • Developing AI for PC, as well as different console platforms

  • Operating a live free-to-play game service

  • 2+ years commercial Unreal 4 development experience

  • Managing other engineers

About Wargaming:

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships.

Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts.

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!

 

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