Senior Level Designer

Dragons Lake Entertainment (DLE) is an exciting new game development studio focused on making excellent AAA games on PC, PlayStation, Xbox, and Switch.

Location:
Europe, Remote
Languages:
English: Upper-Intermidiate
Cooperation:
Full-time
Team:
Game & Level Design

Next great challenge is coming:

We are looking for a talented and experienced Level Designer who is devoted to creating great gameplay experience and memorable game worlds and would help us create top-notch game levels on our partnered AAA titles for PC and Consoles.

BECOMING ONE OF THE DRAGONS YOU WILL:

  • Develop level layouts, flow and balancing, following the game’s creative vision
  • Implement gameplay events to high quality, focusing on creating and implementing unique player experiences
  • Iterate your work through play-testing, usability, live ops and feedback from peers & leads
  • Participate in prototyping to prove-out early design concepts
  • Run and / or participate in meetings, reviews, and planning sessions as part of effective communication with design and other teams — both internal and external
  • Be a team player and know how to play the balance game between gameplay, aesthetics and technical restrictions, to achieve the team’s common goal
  • Mentor and develop less experienced level design team members

EXPECTATIONS ARE CLEAR:

  • 5+ years of industry experience in a Level Design role
  • Minimum of 1 Shipped AAA title with at least one of the current generation consoles
  • Experience with popular and/or proprietary game engines
  • Exceptional sense for pacing, rhythm and flow of gameplay
  • Full understanding of moment-to-moment experience in games and how to control it through level and mission design
  • High level of spatial thinking and perception of spaces in games
  • Good understanding of Mission Design and some visual scripting competency
  • Experience creating documentation, maps, pacing/flow graphs and diagrams
  • Able to create and/or conform to rigid naming conventions, workflows and internal pipelines and rules
  • Proactive work ethic, capable and creative problem solver, not afraid of big challenges, but also seeks feedback and interprets what is said and what isn’t across the team
  • Work towards a common goal, collaborate with other departments and play the balancing act between gameplay, artistic and technical goals
  • Passionate gamer at heart, with vast and up to date knowledge of video games
  • Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and written

You’re a rockstar if you have:

  • Good grasp of Unreal Engine
  • More advanced mission and event implementation skills through visual scripting tools
  • Basic knowledge of architecture
  • Artistic skills (modeling, drawing, painting, etc.)
  • Variety of different game genres in CV/Portfolio like Action-Adventures, RPGs, Competitive shooters, etc

Grow with us, we’ve got you covered:

  • Competitive financial reward (yes, we are fair enough)
  • Challenges to raise your XPs score (professional trainings and conferences, internal mentorship)
  • Health insurance, paid vacation and sick leave
  • Culture of diversity & inclusion to unite the most outstanding talents
  • Community of people who understand your game passion

Join Dragon’s Lake Entertainment and take challenges you’ve always been dreaming about.

Open Application