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Sr. Level Designer

Remote | San Diego, California
Permanent | Job ID #70287 | $130,000 - $145,000 yearly | Posted 2 months ago

Onward Play is looking for a Senior Level Designer to help create balanced multiplayer levels for an upcoming AAA physics based racing game.

The job:

  • You’ll be working on the level design for a AAA quality physics-based racing game
  • Design innovative and balanced multiplayer levels
  • You’ll be responsible for testing level designs against player move set, combat abilities, and player skill level
  • Create engaging level design that’s has high replayability
  • You’ll be working with environment artists to develop and deliver against the product vision
  • You’ll be responsible for the technical mechanics of the driving aspect, physics of the cars and the way the game feels and drives.
  • Work closely with production to manage development schedules, bug tracking, studio initiatives, and overall team health and morale

  • Strong knowledge of level design principles, theories, and contemporary game trends
  • At least 2 AAA titles shipped on console or PC. 3rd person perspective driving or kart type games highly desirable.
  • Expert in all aspects of level design including documentation, greyboxing, and implementing interactive objects
  • Highly skilled in use of sightlines, opened vs constrained spaces, and balanced player cognitive load
  • Recent and substantial experience with dynamic level layouts and fair hazards in a PvP environment
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Solid understanding of UE4 and Blueprint
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Game Design or equivalent practical experience

Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.

Pay: $130,000 - $145,000 yearly



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