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Senior Level Designer – VR Games – North West, UK – Permanent

Location: Manchester, UK Salary: Negotiable

Job ID: # Posted: 4 years ago


My Client, a leading AAA Game Development Studio, is currently looking for a Senior Level Designer to join their new studio creating original games for VR. The studio aims to build a small, experienced team to create showcase Virtual Reality games.

The successful Senior Level Designer will be an expert in creating compelling and memorable missions. You will be skilled in creating level layouts and scripts to deliver the highest quality player experience. Having shipped several successful games, you will be excited by the prospect of applying your level design knowledge to Virtual Reality.

You will join the team early in pre-production so will have a good opportunity to make your mark on the title.


  • Designing and creating compelling and memorable missions, blending core game mechanics in varied and exciting ways
  • Ensuring the level design fits within the overall creative direction and intended audience of the game
  • Ensuring level designs respect the technical constraints of the game technology
  • Creating level layouts and implementing scripts/blueprints
  • Testing and debugging of your levels
  • Revising your levels based on feedback, user test results and telemetry data
  • Collaborating with the rest of the team to ensure consistently high quality level design across the game and well balanced difficulty and progression.
  • Helping to refine the mission design process and pipelines, proposing new tools to reduce iteration time and maximize quality


  • You will have shipped at least 2 successful games in senior level design roles
  • Console experience is an advantage, as is AAA development
  • You will have experience using 3D level editors and scripting systems, preferably Unreal Engine
  • You will know how to use telemetry data and the results of user tests to fine-tune and balance the levels you create

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

Tagged as: Level Design

Tags: Level Design Categories: Creative , Design


Emma Myall

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