At Visual Concepts, we believe great games are made by diverse and empowered teams with a shared passion for play. As one of the world’s top game development studios, we have shipped over 100 multi-sku titles to critical acclaim and commercial success. Our teams are independent and entrepreneurial. Our studios in Agoura Hills, Novato, Orange County, Budapest, Shanghai, Austin, San Jose, Vancouver and Seoul are committed to artistry and technical innovation, offering top candidates the opportunity to learn and grow with some of the smartest and most creative minds in the industry.


What We Need:

Our Irvine studio is looking for an experienced Senior AI Engineer to contribute to the next iteration of the award-winning NBA 2K franchise. In this role, you will be responsible for implementing and improving AI systems that affect the entire game experience, from gameplay to crowd systems to everything in between.


What You Will Do:

  • Work with an interdisciplinary team to design, prototype, and implement and improve AI systems
  • Collaborate with the QA staff to identify and fix bugs in a timely manner
  • Work with and continuously improve proprietary software to build deploy new game features
  • Research coding techniques and algorithms to keep current on technological developments and advancements in the game industry
  • Identify technical and developmental risks/obstacles and generate solutions
  • Take ownership of specific game features
  • Advise junior engineers on best practices


Who Will Be a Great Fit:

  • 5+ years of experience in AI and gameplay development for console games
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Shipped at least 1 commercial game release as an AI Engineer
  • Fluent in C++
  • Strong knowledge of advanced AI concepts such as deep learning, patterns, and pathing
  • Superb 3D math, and algebra skills
  • Able to write clean, bug-free, well-documented, and efficient code
  • Excellent communication skills and a good team player
  • Passion for video games (not just ours!)

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