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Get a job: Obisidian is looking for a Level Designer

Obsidian Entertainment is currently looking for a level designer to work in their Irvine, CA office on crafting content for a highly stylized MMORPG.
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Level Designer, Obsidian Entertainment

Location: Irvine, CA Obsidian Entertainment is currently looking for a Level Designer to join us in creating content for a highly stylized MMORPG. This designer will work closely with artists and other developers to produce interesting levels with exciting and engaging gameplay. Responsibilities will include planning and populating missions/quests, scripted sequences, encounters, challenges and rewards. The ideal candidate for this position needs to have an established track record designing fun and exciting instanced content in an MMO. Requirements • Level/Area design experience on at least one shipped AAA title. • Exceptional attention to detail. • The ability to evaluate and understand the mechanics of a game and create 3D layouts that complement and enhance the experience. • Proficiency with a modern game editor such as Unreal 3, CryEngine3, Source or equivalent. • Love of computer and console role-playing/action games and MMOs. • Able to adhere to tight schedules and possess the ability to assist others in meeting deadlines. • Skilled with Microsoft Office, level layout programs (SketchUp, Visio, etc.), bug tracking software, and source control software. • Experience working closely/hands-on with other developers in a collaborative environment. • Exceptional creativity. • Excellent communication skills including communicating and receiving feedback from others. Pluses • Previous experience as a content designer on an MMO or RPG. Responsibilities • Collaborate with internal and external development resources to design, implement and iterate instanced group and solo content in an MMO. • Work with an existing suite of development tools and game assets to create exciting and engaging levels and gameplay. • Design game content – level layout, NPC placement, itemization, puzzles, scripts, et al. • Contribute to all aspects of game design. All resumes must be accompanied with website portfolio or samples of work. Interested? Apply now.

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