Level Designer

Job Type:
Permanent
Areas of Expertise:
Games and Level Design
Region:
Mainland Europe
Area:
France
City:
Lyon
Posted:
17-Nov-17
Company:
Arkane Studios
Job Ref:
1163

Level Designer

Division: Arkane Studios France | Department: Design | Location: Lyon , FR

Arkane Studios in Lyon, France is looking for a world class Level Designer to be in charge of translating game design into playable and fun maps.

RESPONSIBILITIES
•    Produce the level design documentation of his/her maps, including mission’s intentions and high-level concepts.
•    Create the level layouts (simplified level geometry) in collaboration with the level artists and architects.
•    Implement gameplay events into the maps (enemies encounters, narrative scenes, maps objectives, etc..)  by using specialized tools (world editor, scripting system...)
•    Make sure his /her map is compliant with the technical constraints and check on a regular basis if his/her map is functional on all platforms
•    Work closely with the art department and collaborate with all game development disciplines all along the maps iterations
•    Analyze and fix level design bugs

 

REQUIREMENTS
•    Candidate should understand the values of the game design philosophy behind action adventure stealth games such as the Dishonored series
•    Candidate should embrace the Systemic design philosophy
•    A solid understanding of player psychology
•    Experience using game-specific editing packages
•    Game scripting experience using Kismet, Lua or similar
•    Relevant experience with the tools used for the development of AAA games (Perforce or similar, Bugs data base, etc)
•    Very quality oriented
•    Strong communication skills

 

DESIRED SKILLS

•    Passionate gamer with a solid video game culture
•    Analytical thinking: Capacity to quickly understand game design rules, mechanics, balancing concepts and techniques.
•    Creativity: think outside the box, being able to see things in a different perspective
•    Good knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point)
•    Good level in written/spoken English
•    Team Player
•    Scripting/programming knowledge

The Position is based in Lyon, France.

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