Coconut Lizard are looking for an experienced AI Programmer to join our team where we work on Sea of Thieves in Partnership with Microsoft Game Studios Rare Ltd.

Core responsibilities include:

  • Implement and debug AI system including nav mesh generation optimization, behaviour systems, perception systems
  • Communicate effectively with designers to implement their vision
  • Develop scalable, fast and efficient code



  • Professional experience shipping at least one title
  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4
  • A background in Artificial Intelligence game coding
  • Knowledge of AI techniques


  • 2+ years' game programming experience
  • Excellent c++ knowledge
  • Strong math skills
  • Ability to estimate task schedules/dependencies
  • Ability to write well optimised and portable code
  • Ability to identify NPC bugs, and understand the interplay between systems
  • Ability to develop creative and low cost solutions
  • Ability to communicate effectively to groups with different technical perspectives


We offer the following benefits to ALL employees

  • Very Competitive Salaries (based on UK comparisons)
  • 25 Days' Holiday Per Year PLUS Bank Holidays (bank Holidays dependent on country of residence)
  • Up to 10% Company Matched Pension
  • Full Private Medical Insurance (PMI) - UK Residents only.
  • Medical Cashplan Scheme (dental/optical/...) - UK Residents only.
  • Annual Birthday Voucher
  • Christmas Bonus Scheme
  • Death in Service Cover
  • Fully Stocked Kitchen provided totally free with a selection of: chocolates, donuts, cake, soft drinks, coffee, teas, water, breakfast bars, nuts, fruit, healthy alternatives
  • Flexible Working Hours
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