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AI Prompt Engineer



Software Engineering, Data Science
United Kingdom · Remote
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 2024

AI Prompt Engineer

We’re here to rid the world of bad shopping experiences.
It’s a bold aim, and one that needs both a dynamic team and a very different way of working.
That’s why we want people who can weave their unique skills, experience and character into a global team that learns, shares, grows and succeeds together.
Our people are all stewards of the business, helping us to win through care, commitment and conviction – and in return we open up a whole new world of flexibility around where, when and how you work.
It’s an exciting time to be part of Amplience. We have new leadership, new goals and new opportunities. So, let’s find out where you fit in…
And if you’re still wondering what we actually do…

Amplience is the AI Content company that brings together data, performance insights and generative AI. We help 400+ of the world’s biggest brands, from Liberty and Mulberry, to Argos and Crate & Barrel, deliver persuasive content for every shopping context, fuelling truly personalised and connected experiences.

What to Expect

As an AI Prompt Engineer, you play a crucial role in developing innovative software solutions to enhance the production of high-quality marketing and retail content.

Key Responsibilities

  • Research and understand the marketing, merchandiser, and SEO analyst personas to identify their needs from AI-generated content.
  • Develop and optimise high-quality prompts for a wide range of use cases.
  • Conduct rigorous testing both manually and using automated tools to evaluate the effectiveness of prompts.
  • Research state-of-the-art techniques for applying language models and NLP to improve quality, reliability, and performance.
  • Document and communicate research findings, methodologies, and technical specifications to team members and stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to gather requirements and translate them into specifications.

Skills Knowledge and Expertise

  • A passion for AI, LLMs and linguistics, with a good conceptual understanding of how AI technologies work and how they can be manipulated.
  • Experience in prompt engineering or a similar role, with a deep understanding of best practices.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, lateral thinking, and creativity.
  • Analytical thinking and data analysis skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a highly collaborative team.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a technical role or equivalent skillset.
About You
  • Problem-Solving: Demonstrates adeptness in identifying, analysing, and resolving complex issues within AI contexts, employing creative and systematic approaches to overcome challenges.
  • Analytical: Ability to decompose problems, apply logical reasoning, hypothesis formulation, and iterative solution refinement for effective data-driven decision-making.
  • Ability to Work Well in a Team and Independently: Excels in collaboration while also demonstrating autonomy and flexibility.
  • Continuous Learning: Demonstrates a natural curiosity, embraces change, and actively shares insights with colleagues to foster a learning culture.


So what’s in it for you? Aside from using some great technologies and working with smart friendly people who are very generous with their knowledge, we have a great set of benefits to recognise everybody’s individual needs.
  • Competitive Salary
  • 25 days Holiday Allowance
  • Length of Service Holidays
  • Option to Purchase Additional Holidays
  • Birthday Off
  • Quarterly Company Wide Recharge Day
  • Flexible Working Arrangements
  • Flexi-Friday
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Policies
  • Charity/volunteer days
  • Life Assurance Policy
  • Ride to Work Scheme
  • Season Ticket Advance Loans
  • Employee Discount Programme
Amplience UK Ltd. / Amplience, Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Amplience fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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