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Junior AI Programmer - HUNT

Crytek
Employer Crytek
Category Engineering
Salary
Location Germany
Reference 923

We are looking for a passionate Junior AI Programmer to work on our HUNT development team in our Frankfurt, Germany studio.

The ideal candidate will be an promising Game AI programmer with a desire to work together with game designers and other members of the team to collaborate on the implementation of AI behaviors and rules, defining combat experience etc. This is a position where design, AI code implementation, creative tools improvements and use by example are all parts of the daily job.

The position involves working within cross-disciplinary groups. As a key member of the team you will be involved in crafting great AAA games with a great team using state-of-the-art technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with existing engine code base to enhance AI.
  • Develop AI / game code as well as tools and extend it for  high profile projects.
  • Create immersive and compelling combat experiences.
  • Optimize and debug high-end Console and PC performance.
  • Specify and contribute to testing procedures.
  • Integrate creative and technical design processes while ensuring that high production values are never compromised.
  • Create accurate task duration estimates and complete all work in a timely basis.
  • Create documentation where required.
  • Develop well designed software within project schedule to team standards.
  • Provide input to department project status meetings.

Requirements:

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in relevant field or equivalent work experience.
  • Worked on university related and private game or modding projects (please provide a portfolio link).
  • Some experience with practical Game AI techniques in context of games/real-time applications.
  • Affinityfor new AI related technologies.
  • Passion for making games.
  • Good understanding of C++ in a games development environment.
  • Experience with any game engine (preferably CRYENGINE).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Show a strong passion for making the highest quality / state of the art games
  • Team player and self-driven.
  • Willing to learn.
  • Solid English skills, good communication skills with strong affinity for transparence.
  • Willing to relocate to Frankfurt am Main area, Germany. 

What you can expect from us:

  • A refreshing yet highly professional atmosphere in a diverse team.
  • Flexible work time.
  • FUN.
  • Free public transportation ticket, which lets you use public transport free of charge 24/7.
  • Free onsite German lessons for our employees and partners / spouses.
  • Company language is English. Any additional language is a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Extensive assistance with getting visa, work permits and communication with local authorities.
  • Relocation support.
  • A company apartment for your first few months and help in finding a private apartment....and many more!

About Crytek 

Crytek is an independent videogame developer, publisher, and technology provider dedicated to pushing the boundaries of gaming with its cutting-edge 3D game development solution CRYENGINE. With headquarters in Frankfurt am Main (Germany) and studios in Kiev (Ukraine), and Istanbul (Turkey), Crytek has created multiple award-winning titles, including the original Far Cry, the Crysis series, Ryse: Son of Rome, Warface, The Climb, Robinson: The Journey and Hunt: Showdown. Crytek delivers fun and innovative gaming experiences for PC, consoles, and VR and continues to grow its reach in the games-as-a-service market. Every Crytek game is created with CRYENGINE, which can be used by anyone to create games on a Pay What You Want business model.

For more information visit www.crytek.com - www.cryengine.com and www.huntshowdown.com