Level Designer

Job Type:
Areas of Expertise:
Games and Level Design
iD Software
Job Ref:

Level Designer

Division: id Software | Department: Design | Location: Richardson , TX, US

id software is looking for talented and experienced Level Designer eager to join our accomplished team of designers in making AAA games.


  • Responsible for the layout and construction of multiplayer game environments.

  • Proactively contribute creative gameplay ideas throughout the game creation process.

  • Ability to balance aesthetic and gameplay needs with technical limitations is necessary to achieve the breakthrough worlds that id Software creates.

  • Responsible for writing game design specs for new features.


  • 3+ years of game industry experience as a designer

  • Significant contributions to at least one AAA shipped game

  • Firm understanding of first person action shooters and the game theory and design principles behind successful examples

  • Familiarity with world building tools and/or relevant 3D software packages

  • Self-motivated and focused worker with good communication and collaboration skills

  • Good time management skills and an understanding of and appreciation for milestones, schedules, deadlines, and efficient game development processes

  • A passion for games and gaming

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent team player with very strong work ethic and ability to take and act on feedback

Desired Skills:

  • Familiarity with id Software games, characters, brands, and worlds

  • Proficiency with modeling tools (Max, Maya, LightWave, Modo or other similar)

  • Experience with engine specific toolsets (Radient, DEdit, UnrealEd, etc.)

  • Experience with story creation and dialogue

  • Programming and/or scripting experience

  • Traditional art skills / Photoshop experience

  • BS degree or equivalent work experience

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