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Level Designer – Console & PC Games – South East, UK – Permanent

Location: Buckinghamshire, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 3 years ago

DR Studios

OPM’s client, a developer of multi-platform video games based in the UK is looking for a Level Designer to work with them on an exciting new project

You’ll be the standard bearer for the game vision, the one that others go to, to ask questions and challenge. This is an exciting opportunity to work with world class game developers on an original city-building strategy game for console, in a highly creative environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the creation, documentation and tuning of the level to design gameplay elements according to the design and creative vision of the project
  • Be a reference for the team in relation to level design and find solutions to complex issues that arise
  • Establish and maintain best practices, production pipelines and workflows
  • Understand and apply guidelines for creating engaging level layouts within the game to support specific gameplay rules or playstyles
  • Understand and apply data analysis as part of the level design process
  • Plan, estimate and prioritise time frames for completion of tasks and track progress using the designated tracking tools
  • Collaborate with quality control teams as part of the debugging process by sharing relevant information, coordinating issue responsibility and resolving any reported issues
  • Organise the playtest process, observing and analysing player actions to generate feedback that contributes to the iterative design process
  • Conduct regular reviews of level design content, providing feedback in line with the creative vision and best practices

Essential Skills:

  • Solid experience designing levels for games, with a minimum of 1 console title shipped
  • Experience designing games in UE4 is highly beneficial
  • Able to manage own time and work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Good knowledge of scripting languages
  • In-depth gameplay and game design knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of level editors

Tagged as: Level Designer

Tags: Level Designer Categories: Creative , Design

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