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AI Designer

399321517

SEGA Europe Ltd

Competitive plus benefits

Paris

France

Games and Level Design

ASAP

12/09/2019

11/11/2019

Associate

Permanent | Full Time

No

Description
Position at Amplitude Studios

Amplitude Studios

Amplitude is a team of experienced, quality driven video game lovers who want to create the finest strategy games with the help of our players!

Based in Paris and created in 2011, our titles include Endless Space, Dungeon of the Endless, Endless Legend, and Endless Space 2; critically acclaimed strategy titles, all set in the Endless Universe.

We also recently unveiled our next title: Humankind, a historical strategy epic where you'll be combining cultures as you lead your people from the Bronze to the Modern age.

Our close relationship with the community is for us a core feature of the studio's philosophy. We are, of course, happy that our games have sold well and won awards, but more importantly we're really proud of the way we create games together with our players. Our Games2Gether platform is a great example of this. It enables our community to play a key role in the creation of our games at every stage of development.

Job Description

We are looking for a Technical AI Designer to assist with the conception and implementation of AI behaviors and overall philosophy for a 4X game. Under the supervision of the Lead AI Programmer and the Lead Game Designer, your main responsibilities will include:


  • Design AI systems, proactively anticipate issues and propose solutions

  • Work on refining the AI's balancing in several areas

  • Iterate & adjust player experience

  • Produce and maintain detailed AI design documentation

  • Collaborate with programmers, artists, and other members of the design team


Required experience & skills


  • Fully fluent or native in English

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in relevant field

  • +3 years of experience in video game industry in a similar or relevant position

  • Strong background in systems design

  • Algorithm working knowledge

  • Passionate about strategy games

  • Strong autonomy, attention to details and organizational skills

  • Excellent ability to work effectively within a team and interact with a large variety of profiles (developers, players' community, artists…)

  • Strong creative skills and ability to form an informed critical judgment on the AI systems

  • Flexibility and adaptability to fast-paced change

  • C#/Unity understanding


(Very) Welcome Bonuses!


  • Keen on 4X

  • Working knowledge of French


We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief.



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