An individual contributor responsible for helping to create engaging human, zombie and creature AI for State of Decay 3. As a member of the software engineering team, you will collaborate with designers, animators and other gameplay engineers to build features that bring the characters in our post-apocalyptic game world to life. This is a role that will have a big impact on the feeling of immersion and fun in State of Decay 3, and is a great fit for someone who values iteration and working closely with fellow developers to produce high-quality, believable game worlds.
Your skills in software development, debugging, iteration, requirements gathering and collaboration will be critical to your success. As an AI engineer on the team, you will work with the Principal AI Engineer to tackle creating believable AI behavior, and you will play a pivotal role in creating an amazing product for our millions of fans.
At Undead Labs, we work in highly collaborative, cross-discipline teams because we understand that the best ideas are ones we generate together. We are creators of the hit survival-fantasy franchise State of Decay, played by millions, and we operate independently as part of a network of first-party Microsoft studios. We have a rich history of entrepreneurship and empowerment that will carry us forward as we reach new levels of quality, ambition, and polish.
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Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
This position reports to the Engineering Manager.
Undead Labs is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances.
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