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Level Designer

Designer - Development - Henderson Auckland, New Zealand

Job Title Level Designer
Job Description

Grinding Gear Games, are the creators of the award-winning dark fantasy Action RPG Path of Exile. They're a world-class studio of 180 developers based in Auckland, New Zealand and we're currently expanding the Path of Exile 2 development team.

Grinding Gear Games seek a Level Designer to create content for Path of Exile. You will develop randomised levels with high replayability while maintaining the Path of Exile aesthetic across the game. We are looking for an avid gamer that has a good understanding of Path of Exile and its themes.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Create immersive and replayable gameplay that supports and enhances the core mechanics and aesthetic
  • Ensure a high level of quality through close collaboration with the Art Directors, Game Designers, Environment Artists, Sound Designers and other disciplines
  • Integrate the content produced by other disciplines for your designs into the game engine (new gameplay elements, AI, sound, etc)
  • Quickly learn to master our internal tools, and assist in making them better
  • Conduct gameplay evaluations with the team, providing feedback and suggestions to help fine-tune the game
  • Locate and fix bugs in both your own and your colleagues' work

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2+ years (minimum) of game industry experience or a long history of modding/hobby experience
  • Game design sensibilities
  • Experience using Maya or a similar 3D tool
  • A proactive and self-reliant attitude
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills
  • An ability to work within a team environment
  • Portfolio, and/or reel demonstrating relevant artistic skills required.
  • Must be willing to complete an art/design test if requested to do so.

PLUSES:

  • Avid gamer that has a good understanding of Path of Exile and its themes

See "Reference" below to apply.

 

Sector Development
Category Designer
Level Mid-Level
Contract Type Permanent
Hours Full Time
Date Posted 22 May 2024
Email [email protected]
Reference https://www.artstation.com/jobs/X5lb
Recruiter Grinding Gears
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