Lead Level Designer

AAA Award-Winning Studio - New IP - Flexitime Options

Location
Sheffield
Employment Type
Permanent
Salary
Salary on application
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Lead Level Designer in Sheffield

We’re looking for a talented Lead Level Designer to join the team at this award-winning studio in Sheffield. Your role as a Lead Level Designer will involve joining us on a new and exciting IP and will require you to have a solid background in AAA games.

This exciting opening is a great chance for an experienced Lead Level Designer to join a studio that is enjoying huge success year on year, this is your chance to become a part of it!

If you’re looking for a challenge, this is a fantastic opportunity to make your stamp on the games you work on, whilst also helping to develop and shape the structure of this team of exceptionally talented designers, within a growing department.

As a Lead Level Designer here, you will benefit from a sociable and supportive culture, as well as the option of flexitime in order to maintain a healthy work-life balance and several other great perks.

Lead Level Designer responsibilities:

  • Collaborate across teams creating levels which are exciting and engaging
  • Grow the level design team with tools, processes, and pipelines
  • Ensure vision of the game is not lost
  • Manage delivery of level design throughout the project
  • Use player-feedback to improve gameplay experience
  • Help junior members of the team grow and develop their skills
  • Inspire and encourage the design department

Key requirements for this role in Sheffield:

  • Passionate gamer with a love for the industry
  • Able to motivate and inspire to get the best from your team
  • Knowledge of theories of level design

This is an exciting opportunity to join a thriving studio in the heart of Sheffield. If you’re passionate about games and creating a beautiful player experience and you want to be a part of a successful studio in a rewarding environment, then this could be the next step in your career.

As well as the benefits mentioned above, this studio offers a cycle to work scheme, childcare vouchers and a very sociable work environment with several events organised throughout the year. On top of this, you will be working in a team of driven individuals, where each member is encouraged to be themselves and you can be sure that each person’s input will be valued and will have an impact on the end product.

If you’re interested in this opportunity and would like to know more, contact kj@skillsearch.com for further details and a discussion about the role, or submit your CV below to apply online now.

Tags: Level designer, world designer, AAA, console, PC, Sheffield, designer           

A little bit about the city: Sheffield

Sheffield is a big city with the feel of a small town, with a booming creative industry that has been recognised as the best in the North, this vibrant city welcomes talent and innovation. Lying partly within the Peak District, Sheffield has been nicknamed ‘The Outdoor City’ allowing plenty of opportunity for adventure, from mountain biking to visiting a tropical greenhouse. Sheffield also boasts a wealth of culture including theatres and the National Videogame Museum. Thanks to strong transport links, Sheffield is also easily reached from other major cities such as Leeds and Nottingham.

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

Reference: A010253i

Company Benefits

eE Flexible working
hH Cycle to work scheme
jJ Game jams
kK Team & company entertainment
nN Relaxed working environment
oO Childcare support

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Reference: A010253i

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Senior Production & Design Consultant Jack Reid

Jack looks after three areas, Games Design, Games Production and Game Analytics yet with the help of his near photographic memory he will always remember you and everything you’ve ever discussed. He’s no stranger to production himself, spending a few years producing incredible tapas as Head Chef of a Spanish Tapas restaurant. Jack also owns a pug called Pumba who was the ring bearer at his wedding and even got his own custom suit to match the groomsmen.

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