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Get a job: Digital Extremes is hiring a Level Designer

The Digital Extremes team is looking for designers to follow the level design pipeline from “pen & paper” game designs and implement character based levels and ultra-fun gameplay mechanics.

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Level DesignerDigital Extremes

Location: London, Ontario, Canada

Main Responsibilities:

  • Follow the level design pipeline from “pen & paper” game designs to implement spectacular character based levels and ultra-fun gameplay mechanics.
  • Work closely with level layout artists to identify level assets and gameplay direction to ensure visual and technical quality for the levels.
  • Follow direction of Lead Level Designer to maintain gameplay vision consistency.
  • Contribute to level concept, layout, implementation (camera, entity, etc.), prototype modeling, scenario creation, event scripting, game balancing, pacing, and gameplay tuning.
  • Contribute to general game design, as well as cooperate with all other facets of game production (programming, environment/world art and animation).
  • Place and trigger entities (such as enemies, movers, and objects) to create fun, absorbing gameplay.
  • Master internal tools for modeling environments and integrating gameplay.
  • Rough out world geometry, camera paths, and lighting using 3D world-building tools.
  • Assist with the scripting of gameplay entities and events.
  • Creatively resolve gameplay and production issues.
  • Meet production schedules and deadlines.
  • Collaborate with Design team to define and refine gameplay mechanics.
  • Multitask effectively, prioritize competing demands, and follow through on details

Qualifications:

  • Solid knowledge of game editors.
  • Previous experience working on AAA titles.
  • Demonstrated ability to work self-directed when necessary.
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines in our fast-paced environment.
  • Aptitude for learning new software tools.
  • Possess exemplary oral and written communication skills.
  • Willing to relocate to Canada

Preferred Extras:

  • Knowledge of LUA or other scripting languages.

Interested? Apply now.

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