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Company Name:
Cycorp
Location:
Austin, Texas
Country:
United States
Job Type:
Game Design
Position type:
Full Time
Experience Level:
Entry Level
Education:
Some College

Game Developer/Designer

Most educational software today automates the teacher, but we are turning that on its head by positioning the computer as a fellow student in dire need of peer tutoring. This captures the common experience that we really understand something only after explaining it to someone else. It's an approach that involves complex meta-reasoning driven by the power of Cyc. We understand and are building that back end; you will be the one to make this fun and engaging for the kids. We have some preliminary ideas, scripts and story-boards, but they are just that: preliminary ideas. Contact us to find out more about this unique opportunity.

Is this you?
You love Unity, and you aren’t daunted at the thought of nearly single-handedly using it to create an engaging, powerful game. On the other hand, you know your limitations and feel comfortable calling on third parties when necessary (e.g., for art.) You have experience with the full lifecycle of game design, building and testing. You aren’t daunted at the thought of nearly single-handedly designing and building a beautiful, simple, powerful user interface for a large, complex application. You are a self-motivated, self-directed problem solver. While you understand deadlines and deliverables, you would thrive in an environment which was more “research lab” and less “assembly line”.

All of Cycorp's Artificial Intelligence research and development is performed at our offices in Austin (7718 Wood Hollow Drive, Suite 250, Austin TX 78731), and applications are understood to be for regular, full time employment on site there.

Cycorp is an equal-opportunity employer. No person shall be excluded from consideration for recruitment, selection, appointment, training, promotion, retention, or any other personnel action, or be denied any benefits or participation in any activities on the grounds of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, handicap, sexual orientation, age, otherwise qualified disabled or veteran status. Cycorp will hire only persons authorized to work in the United States and will verify identity and eligibility for employment, and complete form I-9 for all new employees within three (3) business days of the date of hire.

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