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Get a job: Naughty Dog is hiring a Level/Environment Designer

Naughty Dog is looking for a passionate multiplayer designer to join its team and be a primary contributor to the design of its next multiplayer game in Santa Monica.

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Level/Environment Designer (Multiplayer)Naughty Dog

Location: Santa Monica, California

Do you love playing multiplayer games? Do you love designing maps and game modes? Are you obsessed with map design elements like sightlines, player pathing, and theming? We’re looking for a passionate multiplayer designer to join our team and be a primary contributor to the design of our next multiplayer game.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for multiplayer level layouts by creating simplified level geometry and performing extensive play-testing and iteration
  • Contribute to the design of game modes and game mechanics
  • Prototype your ideas using our in-house scripting language and other tools
  • Act as producer for your work, collaborating across disciplines to get work done and clear dependencies, ensuring deadlines are met, and championing aspects of the gameplay
  • Work directly with artists, programmers, animators and other game designers to contribute to the vision of the game
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed

Requirements & Skills:

  • Experience in multiplayer design for PC or console games
  • Strong methodology and problem-solving ability, with a focus on multiplayer layout
  • Good working knowledge of Maya, 3DS Max or similar 3D package
  • Strong and effective communication skills
  • Exceptional team player with the ability to collaborate without losing sight of the gameplay vision
  • Willingness to take design direction when offered
  • Experience playing 3rd person console games
  • Games industry experience preferred

Bonus Skills:

  • Scripting or programming experience
  • Experience developing third-person action games

As part of the Naughty Dog application process, candidates should expect to be given a technical interview and may be asked to complete a design test.

Interested? Apply now.

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