Job Summary

Klang is looking for a Game Engineer (AI) who enjoys a collaborative and creative work environment to join us in one of the most exciting cities on the planet!

Responsibilities

  • Design and implement persistent simulation systems that run 24/7 based on game-design requirements and within technical constraints
  • Identifying technical solutions that manage tight performance budgets, are scalable and are easy to maintain
  • Research and develop existing game AI systems such as
    • Utility AI
    • Pathfinding and Navigation
    • Influence Maps
    • Planning Behaviour (GOAP)
  • Handle complexity that comes with distributed servers using SpatialOS and an ECS architecture
  • Being part of an Agile software development team, working with partners in Art, Game Design and Quality Assurance
  • Mentoring junior colleagues in own domain
  • Providing input on the technical direction for an ambitious MMO project

Skills/Requirements

Who We Think Will Be A Great Fit:

  • You have multiple years of experience with the Unity Engine and Editor as a Software Engineer
  • You have multiple years of experience with the C# programming language as a Software Engineer
  • You have experience working on game AI systems
  • You are able to understand fundamental engineering concepts, their strengths and applications, and differentiate those from implementation details or variations
  • You have the ability to learn quickly
  • You are confident about your own skillset, your results, and their quality
  • You are able to fluently communicate in English inside and outside of your own domain

What Will Differentiate You From Other Great Candidates:

  • You have worked multiplayer networked games. Ideally persistent ones
  • You have worked on complex AI systems in large-scale games
  • You have worked on either MMO games, simulation heavy or performance-intensive games

Bonus:

  • You are a fan of large scale MMOs

Benefits

  • An opportunity to work on a groundbreaking project from its inception with a lot of room for professional and personal development.
  • Joining a well-funded and growing gaming studio in the centre of Berlin-Kreuzberg
  • Competitive salary and 27 days of paid vacation
  • Flexible office hours
  • Monthly public transport travel pass
  • Free membership with Urban Sports Club
  • Monthly team events and activities
  • A dog-friendly office with standing desks and mobile aircon units for hot summers
  • Well-stocked kitchen and free company lunches on Thursdays
  • Relocation assistance and visa support


Company

Klang Games is an entertainment & game development studio in Berlin, developing the MMO Simulation and Virtual World, Seed.


Industry

Gaming

Company Type

Private

Official website

https://www.klang-games.com/

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