Technical Level Designer - Sheffield, UK

Games Jobs - Game Design - Sheffield

Job Title Technical Level Designer - Sheffield, UK
Job Category Game Design
Job Description This is your chance to join one of the UK's most prolific and secure independent game developers with a talented team of over 230 staff! Since their inception they’ve have had a string of successful titles across all gaming platforms for partners that include Microsoft, SEGA, Sony and Disney, and have recently released their own original IP to critical acclaim.

Due to their continued success, they’re now looking for a Technical Level Designer to join the team on a new AAA project. This is an exciting opportunity for a Designer specialising in creation of set-pieces that fully utilize the game’s mechanics and realise the level’s vision.

Requirements:

  • Proven track record of designing AAA games from product inception to release
  • Ability to evangelise the game’s design to multi-discipline teams and across the organisation
  • Create prototypes and level layouts proving the game mechanics and identifying needs
  • Understand the role of pacing, narrative, theme and mechanics in creating compelling gameplay experiences
  • Deliver content within quality, schedule and technical limitations
  • Train and guide Level Designers in correct scripting of all gameplay elements


Desirable:

  • Shipped a AAA title using UE3/4
  • Knowledge of UE4 Blueprint Scripting
  • Technically skilled and capable of keeping an overview of many dependencies and interconnections
  • Shipped at least one AAA third-person action title as a gameplay designer or technical level designer
  • Experience with Unreal Blueprints or other visual scripting tools
  • Adept at combining rules, constraints and affordances into challenging and engaging gameplay
  • Self-motivated towards solving creative problems and technical challenges


Why you should apply:

This is a studio that looks after their staff, providing a relaxed and friendly environment and excellent benefits. You’ll enjoy generous holidays, flexitime, a free on site gym and numerous studio parties, including a studio Game Jam – where staff spend a whole day developing and pitching their own game ideas for possible development by the studio!

Interested? Get in touch with Sol@aswift.com or call Sol on 01709 834777! 
Salary £25000-30000
Location Sheffield
Job Category Game Design
Date posted 09/01/2018
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