At Turtle Rock, we make the games we want to play. We're dedicated to providing a collaborative environment where our team members feel empowered with the creative freedom to contribute and grow. While we are based in Orange County, CA, we support flexible work arrangements ranging from in-studio, hybrid, to fully remote throughout North America. Join our award-winning game development team and help create our next AAA title.

Turtle Rock Studios is looking for an AI Engineer to join the team and work on our next AAA title! The ideal candidate is one who is a great team player and is excited to push the limits on what it takes to make a great game!


  • Author AI behaviors for in-game characters
  • Work with design team to create playable spaces conducive to AI interaction
  • Revise and tune characters based on design goals and playtest feedback
  • Profile and optimize code to meet memory and CPU budgets
  • Proactively diagnose and fix bugs in AI and character systems


  • Comfortable working directly with designers in an iterative environment
  • Solid understanding of different aspects of game AI (navigation, behavior, etc)
  • At least one shipped game
  • Experience developing for modern consoles
  • Proficiency in C/C++ and Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Strong communication and teamwork skills
  • Solid math skills


  • Previous work on Multiplayer Action Games and FPS's a plus
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Computer Science or Engineering


Some of the benefits and perks our employees get to enjoy, include:

  • 100% Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage for you and your family
  • 401k Matching
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Student Loan Repayment Plan / College Savings Plan
  • Career Improvement Plan
  • Flexible Work Arrangements - In-House, Hybrid, and Remote
  • Generous Time Off Policy
  • Company Events - In-Person Summer Family Bash + Halloween Party + Virtual Events
  • Fully Stocked Kitchen + Sponsored Food Trucks

The estimated base pay range for this role is: $95,000 - $145,000 USD

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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