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Location: Raleigh, North Carolina
Founded in 2014 by Cliff Bleszinski and Arjan Brussee, Boss Key Productions is a new video game development studio based in the heart of Raleigh, NC. BKP believes in an agile, no-nonsense approach to product and studio building with an emphasis on high quality product in a friendly environment while remaining as transparent as possible to the gaming community.
The ideal Multiplayer Level Designer candidate will have a strong aptitude for critical thinking and analysis, outstanding people skills, boundless creativity, a strong visual aesthetic and a longstanding passion for playing and understanding games.
The primary job responsibilities of the Multiplayer Level Designer are:
- To work with the Design Director and the Lead Designer to shape the multiplayer gameplay levels
- Review and provide feedback on multiplayer level design to ensure that it conforms with the design vision and the core mechanics of the game
- Ability to self-critique your work and accept constructive criticism from peers, and take that feedback and channel it into improving your work
- Be able to take charge and shepherd a particular level from conception to completion while promoting and building a strong cooperative culture with other disciplines
- Participate in the selection of team members, mentor other junior designers and lead by example
- Participate in the research and development of new tools related to level design and pipeline
- Able to work creatively in a demanding team environment
- Absolute passion for playing and making computer games, especially first person shooters
- Strong understanding of level design packages such as Unreal Engine
- You've either worked on a shipped a game, a mod for an existing game or created your own game in which you built multiplayer maps for
- Deep proficiency and skill playing first-person shooters
- Demonstration of design proficiency shown with examples of multiplayer maps completed through professional work or mod work
- Expert understanding of and experience playing highly challenging, multiplayer experiences
- Excellent ability to organize and structure his/her own work
- Strong communication skills
- Ability to adapt to situations
- Strong analytical skills
- Ability to work as part of a team
Required Application Materials
- Working link to a portfolio of level design work
- Cover Letter which should include:
- Why you are interested in working at Boss Key Productions
- Your strengths as a Multiplayer Level Designer
- What games you are currently playing
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