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Senior Level Designer

Aardvark Swift
Employer Aardvark Swift
Category Design
Salary Negotiable
Location Other

Our fantastic client is looking for a talented Senior Level Designer to join their team in Cheshire.

The studio are pioneering the way in the game development through their unique decision to share the entire game creation process with their players.

As a Senior Level Designer, you will work with the Design Director, Lead Level Designer on crafting unique and fun gameplay and story experiences.

Responsibilities

  • Design and develop new levels and the FPS module under the direction of the Lead Level Designer and Game Director
  • Designing and creating fun, exciting, sandbox gameplay environments from paper designs/concepts to final quality using given tools of the engine
  • Be a leader within the department for cleanly implementing content with our designer tools and scripting language
  • Working close with the Lead Level Designer, Design Director, and the design team to craft new gameplay experiences for environmental playgrounds and AI encounters
  • Use expert data analysis skills to plot how the game is being used
  • Draw conclusions and make recommendations for how to improve the experience
  • Routinely collect feedback from user-testing, the development team and design management
  • Working close with Environment Art to ensure a perfect balance between gameplay setup and visual direction
  • Working close with narrative design to ensure the story is carried well throughout the level
  • Contribute to design discussions and help solving complex design challenges within the games' setting

Requirements

  • 4+ years of professional game production experience – in a Level Designer capacity
  • Previous experience creating high quality Levels for AAA games
  • Thorough knowledge of the game development process
  • Shipped (from pre-production to release) 1-2+ large scale, 3D title (PC, current/next-gen consoles)
  • Experience with next generation AAA game engines
  • Excellent sense for design and creating outstanding user experiences

Bonus Points

  • Knowledge with CryENGINE, especially the Sandbox toolset
  • FPS Experience
  • Strong interest in science fiction based themes

For more information better call Sol on 01709 834777 or drop me an email at sol@aswift.com