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Senior Gameplay Programmer Posted Dec 07, 2016
Interactive Selection , Canada (Canada)
Our Client is a leading developer of AAA Games.  They are now seeking a Senior Gameplay Programmer to join them in their Canada office.

You Will:
Work in conjunction with designers to design and implement cutting-edge, intuitive artificial intelligence solutions for next-gen gameplay.
Implement and maintain thoughtful, strategic path finding and path following algorithms as well as formation and grouping of algorithms.
Communicate with designers, artists and other engineers to ensure AI satisfies production needs and quality standards.
Ensure the technical quality through tuning and bug fixing.
Contribute innovative and original ideas toward all aspects of the games production and development.
Write robust, maintainable code.
Maintain code performance through profiling and optimization.

Passion for making and playing great games.
Expertise in C++.
B.Sc. Degree in Comp Sci, Mathematics, Engineering or equivalent game development experience.
4+ years game development experience, with at least 1 shipped product (PS3, PS4, Xbox360, Xbox One).
Strong communication skills, work ethic and motivation.
Previous experience working in AI on a shipped product
Willing to relocate to Canada.

Preferred Extras:
Console experience; next-gen preferred.
Familiarity with large-scale C++ project development.
Familiarity with any of the following APIs: D3D, OpenGL, PhysX, DirectSound, DirectInput, Win32/GDI.
Experience with concurrent programming.
Assembly language and low-level systems.
Familiarity with Perforce.
Experience with Perl.
Familiarity with profiling tools (i.e. VTune, PIX, Tuner).

Ref: 2118..We are an equal opportunities recruitment agency that values diversity and does not discriminate.  We encourage clients to welcome applicants from all backgrounds.