AI Designer

Overview

Arkane Studios is seeking a highly skilled AI Designer who will work with the development team to create, implement, and iterate on AI for NPCs to create a rich game experience for players.

Responsibilities

  • Design and drive the creation and systems for AI behaviors and NPC abilities.
  • Work with the rest of the design and AI teams to create systems and NPCs that result in compelling player experiences both in and out of combat.
  • Implement, maintain, and iterate on various systems and NPCs to keep AI behaviors and abilities well-integrated with other areas of the project.
  • Must write and maintain clear and concise documentation for all feature specs, systems, and behaviors they are responsible for.
  • Strong working imagination able to invent compelling behaviors and abilities and the analytical and technical capabilities to prototype/implement them to test them out.
  • Conceive, prototype, schedule, and help implement compelling AI behaviors and abilities.
  • Work to create an engaging gameplay experience in service of the project’s vision and goals.
  • Be proactive in working with the design team and Creative Directors to solicit and act on feedback over the course of the project to help realize its vision.

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3+ years game design experience on a shipped or live product.
  • Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to think logically, with a strong focus on attention to detail.
  • Must have familiarity with workflow and best practices for modern engines (Unreal Engine 4, Unity, Etc.).
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.
  • Must maintain clear and concise documentation for all systems.
  • Must be able to communicate effectively and work well with other disciplines.

Preferred Skills

  • Familiarity with scripting, in text or visual forms.
  • Prior experience in technical design.

We embrace diversity, equity, and inclusion in everything we do – from recruiting for our studios, publishing and operations to fostering safe and respectful workplaces that encourage collaboration. Our culture is based on principles of respect, inclusion, and fair treatment and we welcome anyone into our family without regard to race, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or age.

Our diversity fuels our innovation and inspires us to create game worlds that bring us closer to the global community of players we serve.

What to Expect

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Recruiter Call

If you are selected, you will be contacted by our team for an initial phone screen to chat about your previous experience.

You may go through one or two phone interviews, and possibly a follow-up Skype call.

If your qualifications do not match the criteria of a current position, your resume will be kept on file.

Site Visit

The next step will be an invitation to come out and meet the team at the studio for onsite interviews.

In the event that we choose not to move forward at any point in the recruiting process, we will let you know.

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