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Lead Level Designer – AAA Games – North, UK – Permanent

Location: North, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago


OPM’s client, one of UK’s most prolific and secure independent game developers, is currently looking for a Lead Level Designer to join their HQ in the UK. The studio has several exciting but unannounced projects that they’re are working on so they’re continuously growing their team.

They’re looking for a talented Lead Level Designer to join them on an exciting AAA console title. Aimed squarely at individuals looking for a challenge, this is a fantastic opportunity for those who want to leave their mark on the game while helping to structure a growing department of exceptionally talented designers.


  • Collaborate with cross-discipline teams to create exciting, innovative and engaging levels
  • Help develop and evolve the tools, processes, and pipelines that the level design team will use
  • Champion the game’s vision through all stages of development
  • Collaborate with production to plan and deliver the level design workload for the project
  • Use player-feedback and design direction to hone the gameplay experience
  • Mentor and develop less experienced members of the level design team
  • Embody the passion of the design department


  • Previous experience in a Lead position focusing on level design, ideally working on AAA titles
  • Good motivational skills and the ability to inspire greatness from your team
  • A shipped title using Unreal Engine is highly beneficial
  • Ability to propose creative solutions to complex design problems and importantly “bring the team with you”
  • Extensive knowledge of level design theory
  • Experience of designing and integrating puzzles into your levels
  • Experience developing gameplay mechanics is a plus
  • A relentless passion for all aspects of gaming

The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary dependant on their skills and experience.

Tagged as: Level Design

Tags: Level Design Categories: Creative , Design


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