SENIOR LEVEL DESIGNER

Are you a Level Design maestro with a flair for working with other disciplines and supporting others? Do you enjoy transforming high-level vision into play environments? Are you experienced in using Unreal Engine 4? Does this sound like you? Read on!

 

Here at Antimatter Games, we are looking for a Senior Level Designer to join our team working on UE4 games. These are permanent roles, based in our Cornwall office. We offer stability and excellent long-term prospects working in a beautiful part of the UK.

 

Working with our Level Designers, you’ll contribute to the studio's internal discussions on various design issues, giving feedback and suggestions to other Level Designers on their work. You will interact with the programming, design and art teams as well as with other departments to ensure best practice inter-departmentally. We’re looking for people who want to be part of a team and make meaningful contributions to how our games look, feel and play.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You’ll make suggestions and prototype new tools, example levels and workflows for the Level Design department

  • You will work closely with other level designers and to provide mentoring and contribute to their development

  • You will understand the high-level vision of the game and be able to translate the vision into level design standards that can be used by others to build all of the levels in the game

  • You’ll be a part of the studio’s internal dialogues on various design issues

  • You will Identify and manage risks within the schedule

  • You’ll also work to create levels yourself, from end to end.

REQUIREMENTS

  • You’ll have a minimum of four years’ experience as a Level Designer, with appropriate credits on PC or Console titles. Ideally in FPS or action game(s)

  • You’ll have extensive experience using level editing tools.

  • You will have exceptional experience using node-based visual script logic

  • You have a minimum of three years’ experience using Unreal Engine 4.

  • You’ll be able to demonstrate great knowledge of level design, pacing and gameplay flow

  • You’ll show an eye for, and knowledge of composition, lighting and set dressing

  • You’ll have playable levels that can be shown as part of a Portfolio (Mod, Custom Maps, Released Game)

  • you’ll have knowledge of 3ds Max, Maya or equivalent

  • You will have strong team working skills

  • You will be a strong proactive communicator and a proficient coach

BENEFICIAL SKILLS

  • We would particularly value your experience with multiplayer action games or 3D single-player action-adventure games.

  • It would be beneficial if you have knowledge of architecture.

  • It would useful if you have any interest in artistic skills such as concept art, drawing or modelling though this is not required.

ABOUT US

Antimatter Games is Cornwall’s largest game development studio. We developed Rising Storm, PC Gamer’s ‘Multiplayer Game of the Year’, and the critically acclaimed sequel Rising Storm 2: Vietnam.  We are currently busy developing first person tactical shooter ‘83 as well as working on a currently unannounced project. 

 

Working for Antimatter means working on exciting and innovative video games every day!  We have a strong company culture, where our employees are encouraged to have an excellent work life balance. We want to support our team to become the best developers they can be, whatever their department.    

 

At Antimatter Games we believe you can have your cake and eat it! You shouldn’t have to live in the city smog or endure hours of expensive public transport to make great video games. This position is an exciting opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful, idyllic places by the sea in the UK – where the cost of living is far better than the city – and to be part of a talented team as we continue to grow and work on ambitious projects!

 

Falmouth is home to our studio. It has been voted one of the top places to live in the whole of the UK, loved for its vibrant arts & creative atmosphere, with lots of great events being held throughout the year.

On weekends and evenings our team can be found cycling, surfing, kayaking, swimming, beach combing, walking, enjoying live music or capturing beautiful sights by camera. On rainy days you might find a friendly game of Dungeons & Dragons or a book to read by the fireplace. Sometimes we also play video games!

HOW TO APPLY

Please send a cover letter and attach your CV including a link to your portfolio to 

anti-matter-games-limited@jobs.workablemail.com

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