Senior Gameplay Software Engineer - NBA Live
Multiple Locations: Orlando, Florida, United States • Austin, Texas, United States • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Requisition Number: 159084
Position Title: Sr Software Engineer I
An AI Programmer focuses on player and team behavior and will inevitably be involved with more specialized areas of gameplay, such as passing or shooting. AI programmers implement data driven strategy tunables, decision making logic, and behavioral logic.
What skills does EA look for?
EA looks for generalists who are comfortable writing complex systems, such as world management, character interaction, A.I., and other creative systems that take games to a new level. AI Engineers should demonstrate game programming experience, have a Bachelor's degree or higher in CS/Math or equivalent, and demonstrable skills in C++ (and/scripting language experience in LUA TCL, Python). In addition, they should have experience working on at least one released game, possess excellent oral and written communication skills, and have strong creative, collaborative, and problem-solving skills. AI Engineers must have a deep knowledge of games and a passion for game development. Experience architecting and/or implementing A.I., character control, world management, or other gameplay-related systems are a plus. AI Engineers are tasked with increasing the information available to AI systems, creating and improving existing decision-making logic, and achieving designed behaviors harmoniously within the game environment.
Experience working with Animation Systems as they relate to sports games
Experience with game console programming
Experience Integrating AI and Animations
Experience with Game/Simulation Physics
Experience with deterministic simulations.
Experience with finite state machines and behavioral trees.
Community / Marketing Title: Senior Gameplay Software Engineer - NBA Live
Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.
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Date Opened: 2019-12-12 16:44:15.73
EEO Employer Verbiage:
EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.