Lead Level Designer

Unreal 5 - Hands on Role - Chance to Join at the Early Stages

Job Type
Salary on application
2 days ago

Do you have level design experience, and are you seeking a new job in Edmonton? Skillsearch is helping a videogame company find a full-time Lead Level Designer, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package.

As a flexible Lead Level Designer, you will help define the player experience while building some of the first iconic locations in the company's new fictional universe.

In your first few weeks in this Lead Level Designer role, you can expect to:

  • Collaborate with the Creative Director, Lead Designers, and the wider team to help define the direction of game design and player experience
  • Manage, mentor, and prioritize assignments to a team of Level Designers
  • Elevate the game’s core vision by developing compelling missions and level layouts from conceptualisation to final polish
  • Build and foster a strong, creative, collaborative, and caring team culture.

To apply for this Lead Level Designer role, you will need at least 7 years of experience in designing levels for AAA games with at least two shipped titles. You will also require the following:

  • Experience leading a team of Level Designers through a full production cycle
  • A portfolio demonstrating your ability to seamlessly integrate compelling gameplay into believable spaces
  • Experience working with technical leads to build pipelines and performant game levels
  • Ability to create and iterate on map layouts, game systems, and missions at all stages of development.

You will receive an excellent salary and benefits package in return for your knowledge, expertise and flexibility.

If this full time Lead Level Designer job in Edmonton motivates and inspires you, please contact Andy at ad@skillsearch.com today.

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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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Andy Demetriou

Principal Game Design & Production Consultant

Andy leads our Game Design and Production division on our games team and his favourite games are narrative-based, survivor horror and strategy so Andy is a great person to have on your side during a zombie apocalypse! Aside from gaming, his spare time is dedicated to trying lasagne from as many different Italian restaurants as humanly possible. We all support his pursuit of this mission during office lunchtimes - especially if there are leftovers! Get in touch with Andy for all your lasagne, apocalypse and Game Design/Production needs!

Europe: +44 (0)1273 287 007

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