OverviewPiranha Games Junior Level Designer Full Time in Vancouver, BC
Branch Vancouver BC CA
Junior Level Designer
Design and own multi-player levels from concept to completion. Work closely with the Design Lead and the Design team to ensure gameplay is consistent across all…
OVERALL OBJECTIVE AND PURPOSE
Are you on a mission to create the most stunning and intense gameplay experience possible? Do you often find yourself making recommendations on how to improve level design and quality?
At Piranha Games, we are looking for Level Designer to join our highly creative Design team. In this role, you are expected to exercise your creative and technical design skills to conceptualize and realize a ground-breaking gameplay experience.
Organize and manage the level design process and production pipeline
Design and own multi-player levels from concept to completion
Work closely with the Design Lead and the Design team to ensure gameplay is consistent across all levels
Work with the Level Designers to keep pacing, timing, sightlines and choke-points as key design elements when laying out levels
Collaborate with the Art Director & Environment Artist to help establish environmental settings and aesthetics
Work with Technical Artists and Engineering to help identify issues that may arise in development
Work with the Project Manager to ensure that levels are on time for delivery to the production servers
Implement gameplay using game engine editors and scripting tools
Document and maintain level direction and production targets
Actively participate in making recommendations on how to improve product quality as well as group productivity
1-2 years of industry experience, or a combination of relevant education and experience
Knowledge of pipelines, pacing of multi-player maps, and sightlines and visual blockers for tuning gameplay and performance
Solid understanding of various game engine environment editors and scripting tools
Knowledge of various environment creation tools, as well as popular 3D packages such as 3DStudioMax or Maya
A proven problem solver with an analytical mind and critical thinking
Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written
Experience designing First Person Shooter (FPS) multiplayer games
One AAA credited title on console/PC
Ability to think of creative solutions to technical limitations of the game engine
Passion for gaming
Why work for us?
At Piranha, you are not just an individual — you are part of the family. There is a genuine sense of support, collaboration and respect toward each other. We are proud of who we are and of our products.
We like to show you we care! Our benefit package includes a 100% company paid Extended Health and Dental Package, Transit Passes or Parking, Training Reimbursement, a fully stocked kitchen with snacks and beverages, social events, Game Hour and our favorite: Beer Fridays! And that’s not all…
Want to know more? Submit your application and let us tell you about working at Piranha and why we love it!
One of the industry’s oldest independent developers, Piranha Games is fast becoming a much bigger fish in the Free-to-Play game marketplace with MechWarrior Online. We are alive and thriving because we’re strong on talent, management and the alliances we have made with industry leaders. Our core competencies lay in Excellence through Passion, Creativity and Humility. Looking ahead, we are committed as ever to be one of the best Free-to-Play Development Studios in the world.
We thank you for your interest in this position. Due to the amount of applications, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-10-31