Level Designer
Job Details
Fully Remote
Full Time
$45,000.00 - $60,000.00
Description

Deck Nine Games is looking for a Level Designer to help craft an interactive cinematic video game for a AAA publisher. The right candidate is a collaborative game designer with a strong sense of game feel and flow as well as an eye for the visual design of realistic environments. Be a part of our team and help us make unforgettable narrative gameplay experiences.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with writers, artists, and programmers on the vision for a level.
  • Develop and iterate on level layouts considering both gameplay and story concerns.
  • Create and iterate on 3D prototypes of spaces considering level flow and cinematic opportunities.
  • Collaborate with writers to design puzzles and gameplay scenarios that complement a story-driven experience.
  • Construct a final level experience that is easily readable, playable, and has a strong flow.
  • Do high quality creative work in a fast paced development environment.
Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Demonstrable level design experience on full-scale game projects.
  • 2+ years industry experience is a plus.
  • Experience working in a highly collaborative team environment.
  • Familiarity with Unreal Engine 4 or other similar 3D level editors.
  • Strong logical problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work with Unreal Engine 4 Blueprints or other scripting languages and systems is a plus.
  • Familiarity with 3D applications for building prototype levels.
  • Must have a passion for telling stories through gameplay.
  • Position is full-time and can be fully remote or on site at our headquarters in sunny Westminster, Colorado. Applicants must already be authorized to work in the U.S.

 

ABOUT DECK NINE

 

Deck Nine Games is an independent game developer dedicated to crafting interactive story games that inspire, transform, and entertain players. Our passion is storytelling games.

 

Our first narrative game, Life is Strange: Before the Storm is loved by fans and has won multiple awards, including Game of Year and was nominated for both a VGA and a BAFTA. If you would like to see our latest work, we have recently released Life is Strange: True Colors. The studio is in sunny Westminster, Colorado at the base of the Rocky Mountains.

 

As the crafters of stories that encompass the full breadth of life’s experiences, Deck Nine is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, and multicultural team in which people from all walks of life feel inspired to do their best work. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer and believe deeply in the creativity and strength built from diversity of race, religion, disability, gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, nationality, and the many other qualities that make us different.

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