AI Programmer

Programming · Frisco, Texas
Department Programming
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level



AI Programmer

The Gearbox Entertainment Company is an award-winning creator and distributor of entertainment for people around the world. Gearbox Entertainment develops and publishes products through its subsidiaries, Gearbox Software and Gearbox Publishing. Gearbox Entertainment has become widely known for successful game franchises including Brothers in Arms and Borderlands, as well as acquired properties Duke Nukem and Homeworld. Gearbox’s ambition is to entertain the world and its key driving objectives include the pursuit of happiness for our talent, partners and customers, the prioritization of entertainment and creativity and a measured respect for profitability. For more information, visit

Gearbox Software is looking for an AI programmer to join our game development team. This position will be directly involved in bringing our AI to life using systems like behavior trees, navigation, and perception. Candidates should have a good familiarity with game industry standards in AI.


  • Collaborate with design teams to prototype and implement AI features to a high standard of quality
  • Fix bugs and optimize code in existing systems
  • Create both technical and designer-facing documentation
  • Craft systems with designer usability in mind
  • Implement appropriate testing and debugging support as needed
  • Support product performance goals by architecting and implementing systems with performance in mind


  • Excellent understanding of C++
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Able to work closely with designers and programmers in strike teams
  • Independent and self-motivated
  • Game development experience in AI (professional, school, or personal projects)


Bonus Points For:

  • Programming experience with first person shooter games
  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • Console development experience
  • Professional game development experience
  • Shipped titles as an AI programmer or similar role

Gearbox Entertainment believes that all team members should be able to enjoy a work environment free from all forms of discrimination and harassment. We are committed to reflecting the diversity of the world we strive to entertain. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we provide fair and equal treatment to all team members and applicants. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy or maternity, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

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  • Location
    Frisco, Texas
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience