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Lead Level Designer – Console and PC Games – Croatia – Permanent

Location: Zagreb, Croatia Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 6 years ago

Lion Game Lion


OPM is delighted to be working with this independent games studio founded in May 2014 by industry veterans. They are building their team and are currently looking for a Lead Level Designer to join them.


The successful candidates will create concepts, paper designs, white-boxes and use tool sets to take your levels from an idea to a complete master piece. Working closely with a passionate development team and especially the creative leads to keep in line with the games vision you will be empowered to own your creativity end to end. You will be involved with creating interesting maps, gameplay scenario’s, voice over script, and gameplay mechanics that we aim to delight our players with.

  • Create concepts, paper designs and white-boxes of levels within established sets of rules, in order to produce interesting locations, objectives, puzzles, narrative elements and challenging AI encounters that utilize the core mechanics of the game
  • Hands-on development of level layouts through all stages of development. You will own and implement levels from concept to final
  • Collaborate with other disciplines to ensure levels maintain a high quality in design, art, animation, visual effects, lighting and sounds
  • Participate in design and level design sessions to understand the outline of the game experience
  • Communicate your designs to the team and ensure consistency with the Lead Designer/ Lead Level Designer‘s vision
  • Help to maintain and prioritize backlogs and polish lists for your levels
  • Participate in feedback of other designers’ work


  • Ability to communicate effectively with other designers, management and peers in other disciplines
  • One or more published AAA titles in an level design/senior level design capacity from concept to release
  • Game scripting experience using Kismet or similar visual scripting system
  • Experience working with terrain mapping tools in a level editor
  • Working knowledge of 3D tools (Maya, 3ds Max, SketchUp) & 2D tools to create 2D maps (Photoshop, Illustrator)
  • Knowledge of first person shooter games
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and documentation skills
  • Creativity, critical and analytical sense, structure, and an eye for detail
  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • A passion for gaming

They offer a position at a dynamic and rapidly growing company where they live and die by gameplay. They want you to grow with them and to evolve in your professional development and overall make great games.

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

To apply or for further information about the role please contact Emma on +44 (0) 1206214415 or mail a copy of your CV to

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Emma Myall | QA, Localisation, Community Management and Audio Design Consultant
OPM Response LTD

Direct Line: + 44 (0) 1206 214415  |  Email: |  Skype: Emma Myall – OPM

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Tags: Level Design Categories: Creative , Design


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