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Senior Level Designer

  • Location: Runcorn
  • Salary/rate: Up to £35,000 (depending on experience)
  • Date posted: 29/01/20
  • Job reference: 7665
  • Permanent
This vacancy has now expired.

We are working with an award-winning, premium software engineering company, who design, develop and deliver video game services to their AAA clients.

Based in Cheshire, they are part of the Keywords global network of game development services studios and are looking for a talented Senior Level Designer to join their dynamic and supportive team.

They have been actively engaged in the computer games development industry for the past 20+ years, with experience on many platforms including iOS, Mac, Android, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation Vita and PC/Steam.

D3t’s developers are an extension of their client’s teams which enables great collaborations and the ability to work on varied and exciting projects. As a Senior Level Designer, you will bring your absolute passion for games to this role, be hungry to expand your expertise and get stuck in with the team. You will be joining people that deliver outstanding work without the crunch!

Your Role:

  • Review and feedback level design to ensure that it conforms with the design vision and the core mechanics of the game
  • Communicate the project objectives, strategies, and general information to all team members to give visibility to the advancement of the development of the game and the other crafts
  • Oversee the day-to-day work of the Level Design team; maintaining a quality bar in the mission gameplay experience
  • Assess the workload vs. production capacity, plan the work, and set priorities for the level design team
  • Work closely with the level design team to facilitate and promote different core and class mechanics
  • Actively participate in the decision-making process with management and oversee the necessary adjustments to ensure that the level design team meets expectations
  • Promoting and building a strong cooperative culture with other disciplines
  • Participate in the selection of team members
  • Create a work environment that is motivating for team members and which fosters development and creation
  • Support career advancement and suggest development and interpersonal skills training and techniques sessions to team members

Your Essentials:

  • 5+ years as a Level Designer or Lead Level Designer on at least two AAA titles.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent ability to organize and structure your own work and that of the team (follow ups, control, schedule)
  • Client focus (internal and external)
  • Strong analytical skills

Your Bonus Points:

  • Experience supervising a level design team
  • Good knowledge of project management and planning
  • Good working knowledge of Unreal and Unity
For more information on this Senior role please get in touch with Louise Wardale: louise.wardale@amiqus.com
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