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Senior Software Engineer, AI - Unannounced Survival Game

Blizzard Entertainment
Irvine, CA 92606
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Senior Software Engineer, AI - Unannounced Survival Game

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We Want You

A new world and a new journey await you. It is a world different from any other Blizzard has created.

If you're a passionate game developer, and, well, a good human being, then we'd love to talk to you. We have a new AAA survival game in the works, set in a new IP for PC/Console. It's going to be amazing, and we'd love to bring you along for the ride. Together, we'll build something big, bold, and beautiful.

We are seeking an experienced AI engineer to help populate our game with compelling inhabitants, present players with interesting challenges, and bring our world to life. If you are interested in collaborating with designers to craft creature behaviors, we need you!

We believe our team is good. Really good. Granted, we're obviously biased. But we also believe there are lots of developers out there who can make us even better. You could be one of those people. If you're looking for a team where inclusion, thoughtfulness, empathy, professionalism, and collaboration are all seen as critically important, we believe our team could be a phenomenal fit for you. Join us and help craft our future!

COVID-19 Hiring Update:

We've transitioned to a work-from-home model, and we're continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person's circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

We need help with

  • Supporting creature designers to bring their vision to life, creating an interesting, complex, and challenging world population.
  • Building on your experience to design an efficient and robust framework for all kinds of behaviors and abilities.
  • Collaborating with content creators and other gameplay teams to learn and understand their needs.
  • Championing Blizzard's core values.

What you are good at
  • Crafting AI behaviors for a modern, large-scale game world.
  • Making and shipping AAA games!
  • The ability to understand and write effective and efficient C++ code
  • Communicating ideas clearly, learning from others, and giving meaningful feedback
  • Math, with a strong proficiency in linear algebra, trigonometry, and 3D vector manipulation
  • Collaborating with content creators (designers & artists).
  • Actively and enthusiastically seeking out help, advice and reviews
  • Performance analysis and code optimization.
  • Enjoy playing a variety of video game genres and titles.

Extra awesome points for
  • Experience crafting AI systems for modern AAA game projects.
  • Shipped AAA game titles or equivalent product development experience
  • Familiarity with visual scripting languages (such as UE Blueprint)

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work/life balance. We've worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunities for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences ever. Join us!

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Posted: 2022-09-09 Expires: 2022-10-08
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