AI Programmer- id Software Germany

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Areas of Expertise:
Programming and Development
Mainland Europe
Zenimax Media Inc.
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id Software is looking for an experienced AI Programmer to work as part of a development team in making AAA games by developing AI and related technology for the game industry’s most advanced engine technology.

If you have a critical eye and a desire of implementing characters, we are interested in you!


Partner with engineering, design and art teams to define, create and polish AI systems and behaviors.
Partner with design and art teams to design, implement, and polish AI unit types.
Partner with design team to define and create whitebox maps and testmaps.
Develop support for tools necessary to support advanced AI development.


5+ Years in the games industry.
Solid background in low-level AI modules, navigation, collision, physics and performance with the ability to work on systems from conception to completion.
Knowledge of AI techniques such as FSM’s, path finding, animation, collision and physics.
Proficient C++ coding experience.
Experience bringing AI units from concept to completion.
Experience implementing AI related content.
Experience creating custom test maps and level scripts.
Strong commitment to code quality, documentation and sound testing procedures.
At least one shipped title where credited as a programmer.
Excellent math skills.
Self-motivated, but able to receive constructive feedback and integrate into work.
Excellent team player with very strong work ethic and a collaborative/cooperative attitude.
Passion for game development and game technology.
An understanding of and appreciation for milestones, schedules, deadlines and efficient game development processes.

Desired Skills:

Experience with any version of idTech.
Experience with First Person Shooters.
Current-Gen console experience.
B.S. in computer science or equivalent study in related fields.

Contact Details:
Zenimax Media Inc.
Tel: (301)-948-2200
Fax: (301) 926-8010
Contact: Recruitment Team

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