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Lead AAA Level Designer


Skillsearch Limited

Salary on application

Sheffield, United Kingdom

United Kingdom

Art and Animation




Not specified

Permanent | Full Time


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.

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.

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