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Senior World Designer- TOP AAA STUDIO- £35,000+

Sector:
Type Permanent
Location: Sheffield
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Contact: Nick Justice
Contact Number: 0203 216 2583

Job Description

I'm looking for a talented Senior Open World Designer to join an experienced and passionate team in delivering an exciting AAA title. Focussing solely on crafting dynamic, believable and exciting play spaces, this is an opportunity for those who want to leave their mark on an already established, multi-million selling franchise.

Responsibilites:
• Collaborate with cross discipline teams to create exciting, engaging spaces;
• Understand the role of tone, ambience, narrative and gameplay mechanics in creating immersive open world experiences for discerning players;
• Realise the high level vision of the world through all stages of the development, from 2D to final shipped product;
• Plan, execute and refine varied world spaces to support gameplay, mission and artistic content;
• Use player feedback and design direction to hone the gameplay experience;
• Share past experience to mentor and develop less experienced members of the design team

Skills:
• Proven experience of delivering exceptionally well designed levels and game areas;
• Shipped at least 1 AAA console title as a world designer or level designer;
• Show an ability to weave narrative themes with gameplay mechanics to build interesting world spaces;
• Being the point of contact facilitating communication between code, art and design at a senior level;
• Be able to propose creative solutions to complex design problems and importantly “bring the team with you”;
• Experience of managing a small team of designers to achieve goals set by the Creative Lead;
• Be comfortable regularly interfacing with publishers and external parties;
 
Desirable:
• Shipped at least one AAA title using UE3/4;
• Experience developing open-world missions and ambient activities;
• Experience in designing worlds for a story-driven FPS;