Lead Level Designer

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Lead Level Designer – 12958

Are you a Level Designer looking for a lead role? Do you want a role in a dynamic team? This could be the role for you!

As a Lead Level Designer, you have the option to work fully remote within Europe or onsite with the team in Paris. You will be responsible for supervising the level design team and representing them when interacting with other teams. You will participate in the making of the levels and designing under Unreal Engine to get the perfect finish.


  • Experience in a similar or relevant position, including in a leading role in the creation of a published game
  • Knowledge of storytelling and video game culture
  • Comfortable with Perforce and able to work in an agile environment
  • Experience in Level/Puzzle design and of Unreal Engine and visual scripting
  • Able to illustrate intentions and explain behaviours or game situations


  • Managing and supervising the LD team: setting the short- and long-term objectives, and communicating with the team daily
  • Representing the LD team when attending the project meetings, and interacting with the creative team, responding to game design or storytelling issues encountered
  • Establishing the vision of the level design in collaboration with the Creative Director and the Game Designer and evaluating the technical feasibility through prototyping
  • Defining and participating in the making of the levels, including their mechanics, enemies and puzzles
  • Designing, producing, testing, and adjusting game levels and mechanics under Unreal Engine until their perfect finish

If this sounds like the right role for you don’t hesitate to contact us! You can speak to Kai at ks@skillsearch.com for more details!

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.

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Design and Production Consultant Kai Said

If you’re looking for a role in Game Design or Production, then Kai is your guy! Arguably our most well travelled consultant, having been born in Dubai, growing up in Brighton, and travelling around South East Asia and New Zealand, Kai can find you your dream job wherever you are or want to be in the world. 

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