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Senior Level Designer – AAA Games – Midlands – Permanent

Location: Nottingham, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 2 years ago

Sumo

My client, one of the UK’s most creative and stable game developers, is currently looking for a Senior Level Designer to join their team. Having been developing games since the early 2000s they have assembled a talented team of over 230 staff and are looking to grow even more with opening another UK based studio. They have developed a series of successful titles across all gaming platforms for partners with more recent titles being launched on the Xbox One and PS4. 2018 is guaranteed to be their most eventful year!

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with cross-discipline teams to create exciting, innovative and engaging levels
  • Understand the role of pacing, narrative, theme and mechanics in creating compelling gameplay experiences
  • Realise the high-level vision of your levels through all stages of development from initial block out through to final shipped product
  • Plan, execute and refine your levels from high-level concept to low-level scripting
  • Use player feedback and design direction to hone the gameplay experience
  • Share past experience to mentor and develop less experienced members of the design team

Requirements:

  • Shipped at least one title as a level designer
  • Show an ability to weave narrative and artistic themes together with gameplay mechanics to build engaging levels
  • Be the point of contact facilitating communication between code, art and design at a senior level
  • Be able to propose creative solutions to complex design problems and inspire others to execute on them
  • Experience of managing a small team of designers to achieve goals set by the Creative Lead
  • Be comfortable regularly interfacing with publishers and external parties

Desired:

  • Shipped a AAA title using UE3/4
  • Experience developing gameplay mechanics
  • Experience designing and integrating puzzles into your levels

Tagged as: Level Design

Tags: Level Design Categories: Creative , Design

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