Senior level designer

Responsibilities

  • Design & create compelling & memorable gameplay experiences, blending core game mechanics in varied and exciting ways, within both choreographed gameplay levels and the natural environment.
  • Collaborate with production to plan and deliver the level design workload for the project.
  • Help develop and evolve the tools, processes, and pipelines that the level design team will use.
  • Full ownership of level design from paper design, through to greybox and iteration.
  • Create well presented level design documentation to communicate level designs to team members.
  • Design and create a large scale gameworld based around features that consider natural environment biomes and gameplay vignettes.
  • Collaborate and mentor junior team artists to ensure that playability of the level and the graphic elements support each other.
  • Ensure the level design fits within the overall design direction & intended audience of the game.
  • Ensure that technical constraints of the game are taken into account when designing levels.
  • Utilise feedback, user test results & telemetry data to improve designs.

Requirements

  • At least 5 years experience in a level design role.
  • At least 2 successfully shipped games in level design roles. Console/PC experience is an advantage.
  • Extensive knowledge of level design theory.
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to work well within a multidisciplinary team.
  • Self-motivation with the ability to prioritize and deliver high quality levels on schedule and with minimal supervision.
  • Interest in multiplayer shooters and experience with Cryengine are beneficial.

Benefits

  • Competitive salary (based on experience).
  • Benefits package including private health insurance, group pension plan, life assurance and travel insurance.
  • 30 days paid holiday.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Fully stocked fridges and weekly lunches.
  • Gym Membership.
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Job details

Salary: DOE

Location: Cambridge, UK

Area: Art and Design

Contract: Full-time

Posted on: 1 Feb 2019

Closing date: 1 Jun 2019