Senior Level Designer

designNewport Beach, CA

We are looking for a Senior Level Designer to join our studio. Become a linchpin in transforming our award-winning crafted narrative worlds into their own reality!

Essential Requirements, Qualifications & Such:

  • 8+ years and at least 2 previously shipped titles in a senior level design or environment world building role, with established track record of crafting engaging open world content.
  • Work directly with the Creative Director on the vision and execution all world environment game spaces.
  • Preparation (and at times presentation) of level design documentation.
  • Ability to balance world aesthetics and gameplay needs within set technical limitations.
  • Deep understanding of first-person combat and exploration survival game mechanics.
  • Senior ownership of the world map design and its execution pipeline.
  • Environment and level reviews at multiple stages of implementation to ensure the design execution matches the overall creative vision.
  • Rapid block-out prototyping for conceptual layout.

Big Pluses:

  • Applicants with in-depth and proven experience in Unreal Engine 4 will go to the top of the pile.
  • Familiarity with inXile games and their licensed IP.
  • Experience with additional aspects of design development: character design, quest & narrative writing, event scripting, and AI design.