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Lead Level Designer - AAA Unreal Studio South East, UK - REF 2570


Great opportunity has opened up for an experienced Lead Level Designer to join a lovely AAA studio. This role is offered at their studio in a beautiful location SE of England, and just perfect for that work-life balance most desire!  

This team is looking for a natural leader who is a strong manager, mentor and coach; combined with solid track record and experience in level design and unreal engine; to lead their level design team. Working across multiple projects.  

What you’ll be doing:  

  • Manage, coach and develop the level design team
  • Key person for design issues and communication to the level designers
  • Improve processes, prototype new tools, example levels and workflows for the department
  • Mentor junior level designers
  • Translate game vision into level design
  • Identify and manage risks within the schedule with production
  • Scripting in the game engines code language
  • Create new tools using the game engines code language
  • Create designs proposals, implement designs in the game engine, using tools provided by the engine.
  • Create content in the engine using given tools and 3D objects.
  • Test and correct designs
  • Write documentation related to the designs

    What we’re looking for in our ideal candidate: 

  • 5+ years working experience as a level designer, with no less than one shipped PC/Console title in a senior level designer role
  • 3+ years Unreal Engine 4 experience or similar as well as advanced understanding of developer tools and software
  • Solid level editing tools and node-based visual script logic
  • Proven experience managing a level design team in at least a senior level design role
  • A positive attitude, exceptional people and management skills as well as strong communication and organisational skills
  • Analytical thinker and strong problem solver
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple priorities


  • Private family medical care
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Supportive team, offering flexibility around core hours
  • Great work-life balance and supportive team
  • Lovely location

Please e-mail your CV to quoting reference 2570.

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Lead Level Designer - AAA Unreal Studio South East, UK - REF 2570

London, UK
Full time
5 - 10 years of experience

Published on 07/20/2022

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