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Level Designer

Chicago, USA
Game Design & User Experience
Area

Job Overview 

Wargaming Chicago-Baltimore is looking for an Level Designer for its growing studio with over 150 employees. Our environment is a combination of casual creativity and functional productivity with an emphasis on fun games and solid engineering. One of the most satisfying aspects of life at Wargaming is seeing your work flourish in the expanding world of Wargaming titles and interacting with the millions of fans around the world who recognize your achievements. 

You will be responsible for working closely with the Producer, Lead Designer and the design team to develop multiple balanced and accessible levels and subsystems. You will be generating technical specs and prototype maps while working with concept artists. You will interface with the production team to ensure that the vision is realized within the game. You will collaborate with environment artists and other designers on level and asset creation to deliver exceptional play experiences to our audience. Emphasizing the "fun" factor of gaming will be your main focus. You will be a significant contributor to developing and fostering creativity across the design, art, audio, engineering and test teams.

Reports To 

Lead Game Designer.  

What will you do? 

  • Responsible for developing level layouts, flow and balancing, within the limits specified by the game design and technical limits of the target

  • Implement major game play features to high quality, focusing on creating and implementing level designs

  • Must have a clear understanding of and experience creating multiplayer/environment design, look and feel, AI, combat, strategy, game-flow, and balance

  • Run and / or participate in meetings, reviews, and planning sessions as part of effective communication with the team

  • Contribute to build a collaborative work environment with all disciplines

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbally and written, and have a proven track record in AAA game design

  • Candidates must have passion for a broad range of game experiences, and be well versed in market trends and styles

What are we looking for? 

  • 2 + years minimum industry experience

  • Minimum of 1 Shipped AAA titles with at least one current console generation title.

  • Prototyping skills required.

  • Passion for the industry and an understanding of market trends and styles

  • Have a proactive work ethic, capable and creative problem solver who is not afraid of big challenges

  • Ability to multitask

 

About Us

Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher headquartered in Nicosia, Cyprus. Delivering legendary games since 1998, Wargaming has grown to become one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO gaming industry with 4500+ employees and more than 20 offices globally. Over 200 million players enjoy Wargaming’s titles across all major gaming platforms, including the massively popular World of Tanks and World of Warships. 

Working in our company means always having interesting challenges and gaining valuable experience while working with top-class experts.  

Take your place among our passionate and experienced team and bring out the best in yourself at Wargaming!  

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