Sharkmob is looking for a game designer focused on NPC/AI to join us at our studio in Malmö, Sweden. In this role you will work to design, implement and iterate on NPC/AI features in our 3rd person shooter game. This includes working together with artists, coders and designers on behaviors, feedback, difficulty for enemy, ally and NPC characters.   

At Sharkmob we value teamwork, trust, motivation and setting colleagues up for success. We believe that is key to making great games and creating a healthy work environment. Since we strive to empower our developers, there will be plenty of opportunities to make your mark and effect the way we work. 

Responsibilities

  • Driving the development of the games NPC/AI related features such as behavior, feedback, dialogue systems, difficulty and animation.
  • Making sure the NPC/AI is fun, fair, believable and rewarding.
  • Ensuring that the NPC/AI systems works well together with other game loops.
  • Work together with the team to iterate on features, take initiative for improvements and feedback on all aspects of the game.

Requirements

  • Experience with NPC/AI game design in games.
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Shipped at least 1 game for PC or console in a similar role.
  • Good written, spoken and visual communication skills.
  • Experience with working on game features from idea to design, implementation and balancing.
  • A good grasp of what makes games fun and enjoyable.
  • Good collaboration skills.

That little extra

  • Experience with Unreal Engine.
  • Developed games from conception to launch and supported them during their live period. 

Who we are:

Sharkmob was founded in 2017 and has offices in Malmö, Sweden, and London, UK. The studio develops AAA quality games for PC and console, using the Unreal Engine to power its ambitions of taking multiplayer games to new heights. Sharkmob is currently working on three major projects: The Bloodhunt set for release in 2021; and two proprietary, unannounced projects.

We hope that you want to join us on our adventure and become a part of our crew. You can find more great perks of being a crew member. If you want to know more about Sharkmob and our projects, take a look at our homepage.

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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