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Senior Gameplay AI Programmer - Permanent

OVERVIEW

London Studio are building an upcoming PlayStation 5 online game from the ground up. Quality is something that we are immensely proud to be striving for, and we are looking at putting the right team together to help take us forward with this brand-new project. New starters will be joining at the perfect time to get involved in shaping our plans for a game we are exceptionally passionate about.

We are also part of a wider network of PlayStation Studios and there are lots of opportunities for collaboration and wider support from our sister studios like Insomniac, Guerrilla, Naughty Dog and Media Molecule to name a few.

We are searching for a Senior Gameplay AI Programmer who is just as passionate about what they do as we are. It is a great opportunity to help shape a product that aspires to be best in class. You’ll be working with designers and the wider studio to develop AI systems and NPC behaviours to deliver studio technology, intended to create high quality exciting gameplay and a rich and rewarding player focused experience.

Scope of Work

Experience / Knowledge

Desirable Experience

Impact

Gameplay and AI programmers are immensely valued and respected members of our team. We believe that great AI Implementation takes a combined effort across each discipline, as such the role offers an important link between the technical, tooling & design fields. As part of a Sony first-party studio, your work will be played by millions of players across the world.

Complexity

This is a Senior level role and as such you will have experience working collaboratively in a team and building AI systems from scratch, whilst also helping to set the standard for Player/AI interactions.

Culture Ambassador

We encourage you to bring your best-unaltered self to work! We know that what makes for a phenomenal team culture is our team showing up and being themselves, which means they own a part of the team spirit. What makes us great is that we accept our people and their differences. We hope you have a willingness to continue to build outstanding working environments for everyone and not just yourself.

Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Advocate

You are passionate about Diversity and Inclusion, and to you, they aren’t just buzzwords. You’ll understand that we all play a role in making this a normality. You will understand that this label speaks to people’s lived experiences that may differ from your own. You will embrace education around the subject and understand that your actions will showcase your commitment to DE&I, our culture and core values that promote inclusion and equality for all.

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Our roles can be flexible in terms of work location in the UK. We will consider the individual’s preference for hybrid, remote or onsite working. Unfortunately we are not in a position to accommodate remote working outside of the UK.

However, if you wish to relocate to the UK and require sponsorship, we can support you with the visa process.

We have so many benefits, and we felt that if we listed them all out here it might look like we are bragging! What we can say is that we have you covered, from health and wellbeing, to finance and personal development, there is something there for everyone! If you would like to know more head to our benefits and perks page!

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We are absolutely committed to promoting and increasing diversity across the studio, welcoming applications from all groups who are underrepresented in the games industry and if you don't feel you meet 100% of the criteria, we offer training to upskill our staff.

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