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Level Designer

Job Title: Level Designer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Industry:
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Start Date: 2018-03-31
Reference: MANCHESTER – AAA STUDIO
Contact Name: Fatma Abeid
Contact Email: fabeid@creativepersonnel.co.uk
Job Published: February 12, 2018 17:01

Job Description

An award-winning studio is looking for a LEVEL DESIGNER to work closely with the Design Director, Lead Level Designer and Systems Designer. You will craft unique and fun gameplay and story experiences for a crowed-funded AAA title space simulation.

You will be responsible for designing and creating fun, exciting, beautiful Sandbox gameplay, environments from paper designs/concepts to final quality, using given tools of the engine. You will work close with the Lead Level Designer, Design Director and the design team to craft new gameplay experiences for environmental playgrounds and AI encounters. Additionally work with Environment Art and Narrative Design to ensure a perfect balance between gameplay setup and visual direction whilst ensuring the story is carried well throughout the level. You will also contribute to design discussions and help solving complex design challenges within the games’ settings.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES:
  • 3+ years professional game production experience
  • Previous experience creating high quality Levels for AAA games
  • Experience working on 1 large scale, 3D title (PC, current/next-gen consoles)
  • Thorough knowledge of the game development process
  • Experience with next generation AAA game engines.
  • Excellent sense for design and creating outstanding user experiences
  • Focused, motivated and effective on all tasks through completion
  • Keep a positive team-oriented attitude
  • Be proactive and self-motivated, work with minimal supervision
  • Ability to complete tasks within given time constraints
  • Excellent English communication and written skills
DESIRABLE SKILLS:
  • Knowledge with CryEngine especially the sandbox toolset
  • Strong interest in science fiction based themes
  • Shipped (from pre-production to release) 1, large scale, 3D title (PC, current/next-gen consoles)
This is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the world’s most exciting games studios, using cutting edge technology to create world class games, within a successful, highly talented and collaborative team.