Cloud Chamber is looking for an AI Programmer to further push the development of the AI Systems in a strong narrative and systemic game. We have high ambitions for tying AI and storytelling together and it will be your responsibility to crystalize that ambition around several AI systems. You will collaborate closely with our Design, Animation, Audio, VFX, and Art departments to flesh out the designs and finalize the implementations for core AI systems: Perception, Groups, Patrols, etc., that act within our systemic tribal ecology of a sometimes hostile AI. You will have ownership over those systems and collaborate with current engineering leadership to shepherd them to ship. You will be encouraged to push our conception of what is possible in this arena, doing as much to advance the ambition as you will attempt to build it.
- Collaborate with Design to to iterate and polish existing AI Systems
- Take strong ownership over the architecture and implementation within the systems of your domain
- Improve Design-facing tools for authoring and scripting combat encounters
- Help identify and hire any additional team members necessary to achieve these goals
Skills, Experience and Qualifications:
We think we are trying some new and ambitious things with AI in this game and we want someone comfortable with pushing the state of the art and experimenting with unproven ideas. We are looking for someone who believes in an iterative, experimental approach to game development. You should be able to move comfortably between design and engineering both collaborating and communicating ambition and limitations.
- 2+ years industry or related experience
- Previous experience working in an AI for video games programming role
- Strong math skills
- Strong C++ experience
- Excellent communication skills
- Current gen AAA console experience
We are Cloud Chamber: a collaborative team of inspired minds who create games together. We strive to make unique, entertaining, and thoughtful game experiences that engage the world.
We believe in the beauty and strength of diversity, in both the makeup of the studio and the nature of our thinking. Our focus on open communication and overall well-being allows each of us to strive for excellence in our work, and happiness in our lives.
We’re currently making the next BioShock. Our love for this iconic franchise is what brought us together. The thrill and responsibility of creating the next iteration of such a beloved game is what keeps us going.
If all of this sounds as exciting to you as it is to us, we’d love to meet you! Join us in creating worlds that move people.
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