Level Designer

Job Type:
Areas of Expertise:
Games and Level Design
South East UK
Splash Damage
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As a Level Designer at Splash Damage you will work closely with Artists, Gameplay Programmers and Game Designers to design and implement fun, playable levels. You will participate in playtests and feedback sessions to gather feedback and for you and your team to provide positive feedback to other members of the wider team. You will collect and analyse playtest data, and iterate on layouts accordingly in collaboration with environment artists.

Essential Skills and Experience

At least 2 years of industry experience and experience working on 1 AAA current gen or last gen (PS3 / Xbox 360) console or PC title
Experience of level-building using 3D level editing tools (UnrealEd, Hammer, Radiant, CryEngine Sandbox etc.)
Experience of prototyping maps and environmental mechanics using UE4, UE3, Unity, or similar
Experience in creating first or third person shooters
Design and implement fun, engaging levels
A passion for making and playing games
The ability to work collaboratively with other disciplines
The ability to work independently without close supervision
A good ability to articulate and communicate level designs
A passion for environment design and architectural concepts
Knowledge of gameplay event scripting and entity setup
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Experience writing and maintaining high quality and thorough design documentation
Experience with source-control applications (SVN, Perforce, AlienBrain, etc.)
Desirable Skills and Experience

Experience in multiplayer level design
Experience with terrain editors like Unreal Landscape or CryEngine terrain tools
Experience with vehicle combat/Level Design on a larger scale
Presentation skills and experience with PowerPoint
Experience with visual scripting tools like Kismet, Blueprints or Flowgraph
Experience with 3DSMax, Maya, or other professional 3D modelling software
Experience with Adobe Photoshop or similar
Experience with scripting or programming language
Experience with wiki-based design documentation
Undergraduate degree in Video Game Design, Computer Science, Architecture, Entertainment or a form of technical training
Perks & Benefits

Alongside our brand-new headquarters, stocked up drinks fridge and a never-ending supply of coffee, all of our roles come complete with the following perks and benefits:

- Private medical insurance that will covers you, your partner, and children
- Private dental insurance that significantly reduces cost of dentistry for you, your partner, and children
- Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution
- Complimentary gym membership
- Free eye tests + discounted glasses
- Quarterly revenue share after 1 year of service
- Brand new state of the art office
- Life drawing classes, and massage allowance
- Free fruit juices and soft drinks + Beer and pastries on a Friday.
- Childcare voucher scheme
- Employee assistance programme
- Referral fee

Contact Details:
Splash Damage
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Contact: jobs@splashdamage.com

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