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Southeast Asia’s largest AAA game development studio with 450 talented team members representing 30+ nationalities. Opening its doors on the sunny shores of Singapore in 2008, Ubisoft Singapore set off on a vision to be a world class video game studio, and in its subsequent years played an essential role in several gaming blockbusters, including just about every Assassin's Creed® game since Assassin's Creed® II, Immortals Fenyx Rising™, and Ghost Recon Online. Its expertise in AAA and live operations, combined with a passion for naval battle gameplay and water technology, pushed the team to lead the development of a brand-new AAA game franchise – Skull and Bones™

Job Description

This Senior AI programmer is responsible for game elements not controlled by the player (ex: NPC/enemy actions and behaviours) that enrich the overall game experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Collect, interpret and analyze the technical feasibility of AI specifications

  • Analyze and determine if current AI functionalities in the game engine meet the project’s AI requirements

  • Suggest technical improvements while designing and implementing new AI systems

  • Collaborate with designers to discuss technical constraints and establish technical solutions for varying AI functionalities

  • Propose technical innovations inspired by industry leaders

  • Write clear and well structured C++ code while bearing in mind performance, maintenance and compatibility requirements

  • Verify and validate that newly developed systems conform to the project’s AI goals without negatively affecting existing code

Qualifications

  • Senior experience in AI Programming, Gameplay & AI combined experience is also welcome

  • Excellent programming knowledge in C++ and optimizing code

  • Experience in Behaviour Trees and data structure in programming for AI

  • Goal Oriented Action Planning (GOAP) experience in relation to complex and adaptive behaviour for non-player characters (NPCs) within the game

  • Desirable experience working on AAA titles, current and next-gen consoles (not essential)

  • The ability to support AI functionalities and systems designed for the production

  • Find and fix AI bugs flagged by Quality Control and team members from other disciplines

  • Document work to transfer system knowledge allowing users to understand the use of new AI functionalities

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Team-oriented & Results driven

Additional Information

We are working to enrich players’ lives through unique and memorable gaming experiences and by improving the positive impacts of our games. To get there, we are creating a safer, more inclusive work environment, we are giving back to the communities where Ubisoft operates by working with local non-profit partners and by working to reduce the environmental impact of our business. We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

Come on board and experience #LifeAtUbi for yourself, we are always on the lookout for talents who thrive in bringing their A-game to work. If this sounds like you, shoot us your resume, portfolio, and anything else to show that you’re serious about fun!