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Senior Level Designer - Video Games

Keywords / Skills : Senior Level Designer - Video Games, Game Designing, Graphic Design, shipping 2 AAA titles, adventure / shooter game genre, game development process, game production pipeline, Lua, 2D, 3D

7 - 12 years
Posted: 2019-11-11

Industry
Entertainment/Media/Publishing
Function
Advertising/Entertainment/Media
Role
Creative & Design
Posted On
11th Nov 2019
Job Ref code
21306119
Job Description
The Offer
  • Join a market leader within Video Game Industry
  • Excellent opportunity to lead a team of best-in-class talent and create exhilarating gaming experiences


The Employer
Our client is a leading game development studio in Asia Pacific with a presence in Singapore more than a decade. The Singapore office has a multicultural team with over 30 different nationalities and is rapidly expanding as a result of the company's continued success in creating memorable gameplay experiences

The Job
You will be responsible for :
  • Conceptualising, designing, scripting, directing, and building levels for video game products.
  • Designing and implementing areas of the game including layout, character placement, and other gameplay related entities.
  • Collaborating with Creative Directors and Lead Designers to contribute innovative ideas towards all aspects of game design
  • Collaborating with other Level Designers to define and refine level designs to create an extremely fun, satisfying, and polished level design flow.
  • Actively participating in and / or lead design specific discussions concerning design reviews and design issues.
  • Creating design documentation based on the direction from the Creative Director and Lead Designers.
  • Collaborating with the engineering team to develop and enhance the development of tools and processes used in laying out environments.
  • Working closely with the art department to conceive and design environments that are innovative and visually impressive.
  • Applying architecture concepts to levels (flow, threshold, volumes).
  • Sharing knowledge and mentor junior designers.
  • Motivating and inspiring others to generate new ideas.
  • Keeping up to date on current gaming trends and latest technology and carrying out other ad-hoc duties, if necessary.


The Profile
  • You possess artistic background, formal or otherwise, with at least 7 years of experience and an exposure to shipping 2 AAA titles.
  • You have experience in new generation consoles and your can design creative and interesting game levels utilizing 3D tools (UnrealEd, Maya, Max, Hammer, Radiant or similar 3D editor).
  • You possess a strong working knowledge of game design systems
  • You also have complete understanding of the relationship between gameplay elements within the level and the overall game as well as all of the ways a player can respond to each gameplay element.
  • You are passionate about games and game development.
  • You have expertise in adventure / shooter game genre, their game development process and game production pipeline.
  • You possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills and you can easily work within a large group project environment.
  • You can resolve complex issues with your critical thinking and analytical skills based approach.
  • You can plan and deliver team projects within designated deadlines.
  • You have experience in using Lua (or equivalent scripting language) to create game mechanics.
  • You can conceptualise exciting level designs that will be satisfying to the player.
  • You have the ability to learn new tools quickly. Knowlede in 2D or 3D, would be a significant plus.
  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, and the ability to work in a highly collaborative team environment, is a must.


Ref No: 21306119

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