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Level Designer – AAA Console & PC Games – Permanent – China

Location: Beijing, China Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago

Leyou

OPM’s client, a vigorous, ambitious and rapidly expanding developer and publisher of PC and console video games is currently looking for a Level Designer to work on their new IP in China.  The studio is a market leader in the niche of free-to-play online multiplayer games.

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborating with designers, artists and other developers to create engaging and exciting gameplay spaces
  • Design, prototype, iterate and realize highly polished level layouts featuring well-paced mission flow, seamless visual storytelling and opportunities for tactical action combat
  • Creating, scripting and placing spawns and encounters into gameplay spaces in exciting and innovative ways to create engaging combat experiences
  • Partnering with content designers to understand and plan for each level’s intended gameplay, space requirements, mission flow, story beats, encounter placement and scripting
  • Collaborating with system designers to ensure that combat is finely tuned and outstanding in your levels
  • Working closely with environment and concept artists to ensure that level layouts reflect visual storytelling goals, follow the established art style and enhance the overall visual experience

Requirements:

  • Extensive experience in the games industry working in a level design capacity, shipping at least one title
  • Experience working with a game engine, using scripting tools to orchestrate events, and implementing 3D work into the pipeline
  • Extensive understanding of level design process including level flow, engagement, structure, pacing, environmental storytelling, testing, etc
  • Experience in rapid prototyping to test feasibility of concepts
  • Expert game design sensibilities
  • Strong understanding of level editing packages such as Maya, Unity, UDK, or other proprietary tools.
  • A team player-mindset, understanding the importance of collaboration, and able to communicate effectively with all disciplines and departments
  • A positive, solution-oriented attitude and passion about the play experience, with a wealth of knowledge across a wide range of games
  • Shipped AAA game(s) a plus

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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