Senior Gameplay Designer (AI)

Espoo, Southern Finland, Finland
Design – Game Design
Permanent
Remedy Entertainment, the creators of Control, Max Payne, Alan Wake, Quantum Break and Death Rally, and one of the leading game studios in the world is now looking for a Senior Gameplay Designer (AI) for a key role working on Remedy’s projects.


Responsibilities

    • Under direction from the Lead Gameplay Designer and Game Director; design, prototype and script core AI features using our proprietary Northlight game engine.
    • Work with AI programmers to develop architecture and systems that allow for the flexible creation of AI features.
    • Assist Mission Designers in designing puzzles, encounters and set pieces using gameplay systems.
    • Assist Technical Designers in creating gameplay entities that can be reused by Mission Designers to improve productivity in content creation.
    • Take responsibility for key AI features, driving them from conception through to full implementation and polish.
    • Work with other content disciplines to ensure your features have the various feedback systems required to make in-game cause and effect clear to players.
    • Create both high level feature overviews and technical specifications in order to communicate your ideas with other teams.
    • Plan your work to ensure your features are delivered on time and to an exceptional quality.
    • Contribute to improving AI technical roadmap for current and future projects at Remedy 

Requirements and qualifications

    • Demonstrable previous work as a Senior Gameplay Designer on AI systems for 1st person/3rd person action games.
    • Experience taking at least one (preferably multiple) core features from concept to release.
    • Knowledge and experience working with next-generation 3D level editors (CryEngine, Unreal etc. or internally developed editors).
    • Knowledge and experience working with scripting languages (Lua, C# etc.) to script prototype game features and level flow / logic.
    • Ability to take criticism from leads, publishers and other team members and channel it into improving the product.
    • Self-motivated and proactive with a dedication to improving your craft and making the best games possible.
    • Dedicated to contributing towards a friendly team environment. 
    • An amazing ability to communicate both verbally and in written form (in English).

The ideal candidate will also have

    • Passion for creating compelling narrative experiences.
    • Prototyping experience (e.g. Unreal/Unity).
    • An avid player of games, both multiplayer and single player.

What is in it for you?

    • Yes, you get to move to Finland where the quality of life is exceptional and cost of living is affordable.
    • Moving to a new country can be intimidating, but our relocation service is there every step of the way to take care of you. You can concentrate on work, while we’ll take care of everything else.
    • You will be offered competitive compensation with a bonus system.
    • We work hard, but at Remedy we believe in a great work life balance. Happy people work better. In Finland you get up to 5 weeks of paid vacation every year. This is on top of public holidays and other special occasions.
    • Above all, you get to work on awesome, unique video games that the global audience is interested in at a studio where your input is valued. We try our hardest to keep our team sizes and the work load sensible, so your contributions feel valuable.
To apply, please fill in the application form with your CV and other information relevant to the position.