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Level Designer
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Introduction

Level Designer required full-time for Toronto video game studio.

Company

We are a brand new studio working with a renowned publisher on a new IP. Our office is located in the west end of Toronto and we offer competitive salaries, flexible hours, health benefits, unlimited PTO, a relaxed atmosphere and spectacular cookies.

Position

We're looking for a Level Designer to collaborate with us in the delivery of a first-person action adventure video game.


Responsibilities 

  • Work with our Senior Level Designer to design and create gameplay spaces & environments 
  • Take gameplay environments from white box to final
  • Collaborate with the team to iterate on existing gameplay spaces to leverage game mechanics via feedback
  • Design AI Encounters & Environmental puzzles
  • Assess level content with the Design Team
  • Participate in R&D, problem solving gameplay solutions/technical limitations by spatial design.
  • Collaborate with programmers, designers and artists to discuss and understand game intentions and vision and provide feedback.
  • Optimize and debug level & gameplay objects


Required Skills

  • Minimum 1+ years’ experience in Level Design or Game Design fields;
  • Basic Scripting (UE4 Blueprinting) knowledge or experience;
  • Basic Understanding of 3D Modelling Software (3DSMax, Maya, Blender)
  • Understanding of how gameplay elements affect and influence level design;
  • Motivated self starter who can execute with limited supervision;
  • Basic understanding of environmental storytelling;
  • Knowledge of optimization techniques;
  • Knowledge of Unreal Engine 4

 

Bonuses

  • Experience with first person titles


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