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Level Designer

We are looking for an experienced Level Designer who can bring their knowledge, creativity and experience to a fast-paced, development environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing levels on upcoming game titles.

The ideal candidate will have a strong level design background, multiple game credits and a passion for shipping high quality products with a fun, collaborative team.


Responsibilities:

●      Design and build fun, exciting game levels for a wide range of game genres and styles

●      Collaborate with the team to document, implement and iterate on overall gameplay vision

●      Ability to rapidly prototype (graybox) new level ideas and play mechanics in Unity or Unreal

●      Ability to take a level from graybox to final shipping quality in Unity or Unreal

●      Create and implement gameplay missions, objectives, AI encounters, pathfinding, scripted events, etc

●      Iterate, balance, and tune gameplay features based on ideas and feedback from team, QA and playtesting throughout production

●      Collaborate with artists to ensure a perfect balance between level design and visual art direction


Requirements:

●      Portfolio of professional work (no student projects)

●      Provide playable examples of game levels/demos to qualify for an interview

●      5+ years professional game production experience

●      Shipped at least 2 game titles, from pre-production to final release (PC, console, or mobile)

●      Proficiency using Unity and/or Unreal

●      Working knowledge of Perforce (or source control equivalent)

●      Comfortable iterating on ideas using rapid prototyping techniques

●      Excellent sense for game design and creating outstanding user experiences

●      Positive team-oriented attitude with excellent verbal and written communication skills

●      Proactive and self-motivated (comfortable working without direct supervision)

●      Must have a sense of humor

●      Must be comfortable working in a small, highly collaborative team

●      Must be able to accept critique of your work and have the ability to embrace change


PERKS + BENEFITS

●      100% Company paid health & dental benefits

●      401(k) with a company match

●      Generous paid time off each year

●      Opportunity for career growth

●      Flexible dress code

●      Kitchen stocked with snacks

●      Pet Friendly


ABOUT ROOSTER TEETH:

Rooster Teeth is a pioneering studio responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 25 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 3 million unique monthly visitors to its RoosterTeeth.com hub and 1.8 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is now a subsidiary of Fullscreen, Inc., a global youth media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.

Team: Games

Location: Austin

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