Principal Level Designer – Console Games – Midlands, UK – Permanent

Location: Leamington Spa, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: #26374 Posted: 2 weeks ago

Playground Games

Our client is looking for a Principal Level Designer to be part of a world-class Level Design team on an entirely new AAA open-world action/RPG project. You will help to define and be responsible for executing against the project’s vision.

As the Principal Level Designer, you will take responsibility for macro-level world design to build an industry leading open world. You’ll work with team leadership to help define game vision and level design direction, collaborate with other disciplines to contribute towards memorable gameplay experiences, and be a champion of level design while collaborating with others to balance intuitive gameplay flow and exceptional visual composition. You’ll drive quality within level design, contribute to the development of processes and pipelines, and be a highly reliable, autonomous member of their team.


  • At least two shipped AAA open world titles as a senior level designer or above
  • Excellent knowledge of key level design concepts and an excellent ability to apply them within open world design
  • An exceptional aptitude to see the bigger picture and understand how low-level changes will impact high-level world composition and navigation
  • A combination of outstanding verbal and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills
  • A highly effective capability to work autonomously with confidence to both solve and identify problems throughout all stages of development
  • The ability to clearly communicate vision and concept to all stakeholders
  • Experience with game editors or 3D packages
  • Balance quality with efficiency while working under tight deadlines
  • A genuine passion for games

Beneficial requirements:

  • Experience working on action/RPG titles
  • A passion for other mediums such as movies, architecture, and other visual arts
  • A shipped AAA open world title as a principal level designer

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