Senior Level Designer

Cheshire East, Hertfordshire
Full time
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Warner Bros. Discovery
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Welcome to Warner Bros. Discovery… the stuff dreams are made of.

Who We Are…

When we say, “the stuff dreams are made of,” we’re not just referring to the world of wizards, dragons and superheroes, or even to the wonders of Planet Earth. Behind WBD’s vast portfolio of iconic content and beloved brands, are the storytellers bringing our characters to life, the creators bringing them to your living rooms and the dreamers creating what’s next…

From brilliant creatives, to technology trailblazers, across the globe, WBD offers career defining opportunities, thoughtfully curated benefits, and the tools to explore and grow into your best selves. Here you are supported, here you are celebrated, here you can thrive.

TT Games was acquired by Warner Bros. in 2007 and went on to develop the hit LEGO games franchise. The company is proud to continue its mission to be the leading publisher of interactive entertainment for young gamers and their families.

TT Games are looking for a Senior Level Designer with proven level design experience on console or PC titles, to take on a key role on an exciting new LEGO game based on a major IP.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • You will design and build high quality levels which support the vision and creative pillars of the game.

  • You will follow the direction of the lead level designer. Via regular reviews you will iterate on feedback from the Design Director, lead level designer, other disciplines, and user research, to meet the agreed quality bar.

  • You will closely collaborate with other disciplines, (gameplay coders, & environment artists), understanding their role and building a positive relationship to ensure that they are involved in the level design process.

  • You will follow level design best practice, and make suggestions on how to improve the level design workflow for your team

  • You will ensure your work maintains stability & quality throughout development

  • You will work with the production teams & lead level designer to verify that your task estimations are reasonable, communicating on progress and delivering your work to deadlines at quality.

  • You will mentor more junior members of the level design team.

  • You will play the game regularly, providing feedback in a clear and constructive manner

  • You will encourage a culture of professionalism, collaboration, and respect.

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE

  • Significant levels of progressively complex experience in level design on AAA titles, including experience at Senior level, with a title shipped in this position.

  • A broad knowledge of all aspects of game and level design with a strong understanding of layout, architectural composition, combat and encounter design, balancing, flow, difficulty, progression & usability. You should be able to describe approaches that create engaging and fun levels

  • A passion for creating fun and accessible games for children and families.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (oral & written)

  • Ability to work independently without close supervision.

  • Experience of scripting gameplay and levels, ideally in Blueprint

  • Experience of games development and shipped at least one action or action/adventure title on console or PC title.

  • Ability to take direction and feedback well.

  • Experience of UE4/ UE5 an advantage

#LI-Remote

Hybrid Working – This role is advertised as a Hybrid work model, that combines remote and in-office work, following our current company policy and to be agreed with your Line Manager. Subject to any applicable laws, WBD / your Line Manager reserves the right to change this working agreement where this is essential to business needs and upon reasonable notice to you.

Hybrid Working - This role is advertised as a Hybrid work model, that combines remote and in-office work, following our current company policy and to be agreed with your Line Manager. Subject to any applicable laws, WBD / your Line Manager reserves the right to change this working agreement where this is essential to business needs and upon reasonable notice to you.

How We Get Things Done…

This last bit is probably the most important! Here at WBD, our guiding principles are the core values by which we operate and are central to how we get things done. You can find them at www.wbd.com/guiding-principles/ along with some insights from the team on what they mean and how they show up in their day to day. We hope they resonate with you and look forward to discussing them during your interview.

Championing Inclusion at WBD

Warner Bros. Discovery embraces the opportunity to build a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society and the world around us. Being an equal opportunity employer means that we take seriously our responsibility to consider qualified candidates on the basis of merit, regardless of sex, gender identity, ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability or any other category protected by law.If you’re a qualified candidate and you require adjustments or accommodations to search for a job opening or apply for a position, please contact us at recruitadmin@wbd.com.