Level Designer

Do you know what it means to build a playground that is grounded by realism and requires the player to think and play tactically?
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Are you passionate about creating compelling levels that the player can’t stop talking about? Do you know what it means to build a playground that is grounded by realism and requires the player to think and play tactically? If so, New World Interactive might be the place for you! We are looking for a level designer that puts the player first. You would be welcomed to a friendly, inclusive environment where you can learn and collaborate with some of the industry's most talented people.


What a Level Designer will do:

  • Create compelling first-person levels grounded by realism that make the player move tactically and have a strong sense of narrative
  • Collaborate with Level Design Lead and Director to implement the vision for our levels
  • Improving the player experience through prototyping and testing new level design ideas
  • Collaborate with QA, art, game design, and engineering to ensure the levels are enjoyable to players
  • Create and maintain documentation for level specifications and research

If you’re interested, you’ll need these skills or experiences:

  • Knowledge of player motivation, expectations, and emotions
  • Can breakdown and explain level design fundamentals
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of Unreal Engine 4 for constructing levels and scripting gameplay
  • Being able to provide and receive constructive feedback
  • 4 years in game development, with at least 2 years experience working on FPS level design
  • A passion for all game types: board games, RPGs, and video games with an emphasis on first-person shooters

Portfolio Requirements:

  • A web portfolio that demonstrates a range of levels that proves skills and experiences as listed above
  • Examples of levels in graybox, explanation of gameplay intentions of demonstrated levels
  • Samples from previous industry work 

Additional skills or experiences that will move you up in the stack-ranking for considerations are: 

  • Shipped at least one AAA FPS title
  • Completed and published two FPS levels that received high ratings on a player-content hub IE; Steam workshop

About Us

New World Interactive has built a team of game developers that excel in cross-disciplinary collaboration and believe that trust is at the heart of our work together. We believe collaboration is key to a successful game and we have built an environment that nurtures creativity to do your best work. You would be welcomed to a friendly, inclusive environment where you can learn, and team up with some of the most talented people in the industry. 

Company Benefits

  • Supplemental benefits for employees and their families

                - Vision, Dental, Pharmaceutical, and more 

                - Life insurance 

                - Short-term disability insurance

  • Flexible work location opportunities (Home & Studio)
  • Educational allowance
  • Personal development allowance  
  • Paid time off 
  • Annual Bonus Opportunities

 

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

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