Lead Level Designer
- Art Department
- Miami, FL
- Remote friendly
2022-04-06 16:47:56 UTC
AEXLAB is a virtual reality technology studio. We create meaningful technologies that make people feel present and connected in virtual worlds for gaming, training, simulation and more. Our mission is to apply our technologies to further virtual reality as a first-class social experience.
In active development, we are building the ultimate VR first person shooter experience, VAIL VR. Our flagship title emphasizes tactical gunplay, high-caliber combat, and collaborative teamwork. Featuring social and matchmaking systems, players can find games for casual or competitive play. Forge lasting friendships and work together with your teammates to achieve victory.
We are looking for a Lead Level Designer. The position involves leading a team of level designers as they design, prototype, and build PvP and PvE spaces, interface with other departments in the creation of PvP maps, missions, and game modes as well as create levels of their own. You will work closely with the game director and other leads to keep alignment on the project goals and help foster talents within the design team.
Guiding the team in crafting unique spaces where gameplay flow and visual composition form memorable experiences
Be the point person for level design with other team members to make sure levels created to contribute to enhancing the gameplay, the game narrative and are aligned with the art vision and technicality
Participating in building exemplary content to help the project grow and provide examples for level designers to learn from
Contribute to the creation and constant improvement of pipelines and processes
Manage the level designers in the priority of their tasks and their deliverables; providing critical feedback on their performance to help them succeed in their craft and career
At least 7 years experience in game development with at least 2+ years in a Lead Level Designer position on AAA production
Experience with shooters and online multiplayer elements is recommended
Experience managing and leading a group of designers
Proven success in creating varied, memorable levels
Experience with game editors and/or 3D packages
Excellent understanding of level design fundamentals and the role of level design in the overall player experience
Extensive knowledge of current titles, specifically in multiplayer co-op & pvp area
Some general knowledge in art or architecture or civil engineering is a plus
Ability to create map layouts at all stages – from simple sketches to fully functional levels in an existing game engine
Strong analytical and creative thinking abilities
Outstanding verbal and written interpersonal communication skills
Some experience in a form of scripting or programming
AEXLAB is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to hire, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. If you are passionate about the future of gaming, VR, and community, we’d love for you to join us.