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AI Programmer

Do you have a strong passion for game AI and understanding of what makes fun gameplay? Then this might just be the job for you! Starbreeze is now looking for a AI Programmer to join our kick-ass team in Stockholm.

As an AI Programmer you will work with designers to create a robust core AI system to be utilized throughout the game levels. This includes creating and using technologies, tools and systems in the areas of pathfinding, tactical decision making, group movement and communication, combat and interaction. You will also be responsible to create specific AI behaviors to cover the requirements of the game.

Job Tasks:

  • You are responsible for delivering a great end-user experience together with your team
  • You know how to balance functional and technical requirements in areas of performance and stability
  • You make sure that any AI behavior implementation is robust to function in a multiplayer game
  • You have ownership of features implemented by you

You have at least 5 years of professional game development. You have prior experience working as a programmer on at least two shipped titles. You have a strong passion for game AI and understanding of what makes fun gameplay. You must be fluent in English, both verbally and in writing.

To be successful in this position you are:

  • Good knowledge of AI pathfinding algorithms such as A*
  • Experience with C++ development and ideally some experience with Unreal
  • Good knowledge about multiplayer games
  • Familiarity with performance profiling and debugging
  • Familiarity with animation, physics and gameplay code in general
  • Comfortable with Perforce and/or familiar with other version control systems


  • Your portfolio must be provided through a website

Still reading? Good because here comes the good part of this job ad:
We offer you a position at a dynamic and rapidly growing company where we live and die by gameplay. While we grow, we want you to grow with us and to evolve in your professional development and make our games kick-ass within the gaming industry.

Sounds good? Then we can’t wait to see your CV and meet you.

We recommend you to apply as soon as possible; selection and interviews are held continuously. Send your application with a resumé, portfolio and a personal letter in English. All applications must include a resumé and personal letter to be considered.

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Regeringsgatan 38
111 56 Stockholm Directions info@starbreeze.com +46 8 209 208

Why work at Starbreeze?

  • Producer Driven Organization

    The organisation is build around, and with, the production team in the center, surrounded with the other departments to enable the creation of kick-ass games.

  • In the forefront of technology

    Developing games and hardware for VR, do we need to say more?

  • Bank robbers, zombies, who knows what's coming next...

    We take ownership of the IP's we work with and have the future lined up with the worlds largest brands in production.

Culture... or is it a lifestyle?

Do you recognise yourself in the following description? If so you could be one of us!

Team Oriented – we value trust and openness; clear communication and the team result trumps the
individuals performance.

Ownership – we are committed to
delivering excellence, including holding ourselves and others accountable. We
get sh*t done.

Solution Minded – we always present solutions, based on analysis of identified problems.

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