34 day(s) ago

Level Designer vacancy at Ironwood Studios

Negotiable salary


Remote worker location: Worldwide
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 1+ years
Employment: Contract

Ironwood Studios

Ironwood Studios is a new Seattle based AA game studio composed of experienced developers.

Responsibilities

Conception and implementation of the designs of linear and replayable levels with procedural elements, from initial blockout through to ship
Design and implement enemies and hazards that interface with the core systems and deploy them in the levels that you build
Collaborate with other disciplines to ensure that your designs are both technically sound and dynamic and polished
Build content that furthers the settings and themes of the game’s narrative and world
Participate in team brainstorming bringing your ideas and experiences to the table for various aspects of the game

Requirements

You enjoy an agile development environment and iteratively improving on your work
You are proactive and value open communication between yourself and the disciplines around you
You are excited about the challenge of designing content for original and creative systems
You have a positive attitude and are compassionate and respectful to those around you

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

At least 1 shipped title OR comparable experience (education, mods, etc)
Experience working with Unreal and familiarity with its technical constraints
Has an excellent portfolio clearly demonstrating your skill set
Experience working with version control (we use Perforce)
Ability to clearly and concisely document/organize your work and progress

Skills considered as a good plus

Comfortable in small development team settings (less than 25)
Experience with procedural level and encounter design
Basic to Intermediate knowledge of 3D modeling packages

Perks & Benefits

40 hour/week paid contract role (16 months)
PST Time zone hours (+/- 3 hours)
Remote at start, on-site when it’s safe is preferred (relocation not included)
Revenue sharing
Opportunity to work on an exciting new IP

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