Lead Level Designer

New Sci-Fi IP - Award Winning Studio - Remote from UK

Remote within the UK
Job Type
Salary on application
15 days ago

Skillsearch is helping a UK games studio find a Lead Level Designer to join an expanding Design team developing a new and exciting sci-fi IP. This remote role offers a favourable salary and benefits package. 

As a Lead Level Designer, you will lead a team of designers on a brand-new project from pre-production to shipping, overseeing the development of the level design. You’ll collaborate with the Head of Design, Designers, Producers, and Programmers to balance creative vision with production realities. 

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

  • Proactively manage your team’s performance and professional development through performance review cycles giving constructive, actionable, relevant feedback 
  • Collaborate with the Head of Creative, Designers, Programmers and Producers to balance creative vision with production realities 
  • Verify the quality of level design in the game and make improvements where necessary to fit technical constraints and artistic direction 
  • Conduct gameplay evaluations with the Lead Game Designer and Producer with the team providing feedback and suggestions to help fine-tune and improve the game. 

To apply for this Lead Level Designer role, you will need expert knowledge of creating level design documents and prototype specifications. You will also require the following: 

  • Expertise in the video game development process, including working in a timely/time-bound manner, and prototyping/iterating appropriately within that restriction 
  • Expertise in production pipelines 
  • The ability to ensure the level design serves the audience of the game. 

If you’re looking to make a positive impact and create change, possessing an inclusive and committed approach, you will be rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package. 

To apply for this inclusive and collaborative remote full-time Lead Level Designer job, please contact Kai from Skillsearch at ks@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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Kai Said

Game Design and Production Consultant

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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