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Lead Level Designer wanted with AAA experience in Cornwall, UK Posted Nov 27, 2017
Interactive Selection , United Kingdom (Cornwall)
You will lead and develop our team of level designers. Plan, define, track and communicate the schedule for the team; work with Production to organise the level design workflow and planning. Manage, train and mentor team members, and be the key stakeholder in the level design of the project.


Prioritise, plan and organise the work of the level design team in conjunction with Production
Assess, identify and manage risks within the schedule
Communicate project objectives and general information to the level design team
Participate in the decision-making process with the Game Design Team and oversee the necessary adjustments to ensure that the level design team meets and exceeds expectations
Review and give feedback on level design content to ensure that it conforms with the design vision and the core mechanics of the game
Review and deliver work based on deadlines
Communicate with Production on the progress of work and raise issues before they impact on the schedule.Participate in the hiring process to recruit talent for the level design team
Make sure new staff in the team are supported,get settled into the company and introduced to process and the project effectively

Skills and Knowledge:

A passion for games and an interest in creating innovative, fun gameplay
Excellent communication skills and organisational abilities
A calm and logical approach to challenges and uncertainty
Analytical approach to problem solving
Ability to work under pressure to meet deadlines
Enthusiasm for ongoing learning and self-development
Exceptional level design skill both creatively and technically

Working experience as a Level Designer on at least two published PC/console titles
Extensive experience using level editing tools
Extensive experience using node-based visual script logic
Experience supervising a level design team, or part of a team, and mentoring more junior staff

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