Senior Level Designer

Job typeGame Design, Game Development/Publishing
BusinessWB Games San Diego
LocationUnited States, California, Carlsbad, United States, California, San Diego
TypeFull Time
Posted DateJan. 27, 2021

WB Games San Diego is creating the next generation of high quality, cross-platform games that bring iconic and beloved characters to life. Join our growing team of talented game makers and be a foundational part of a dynamic new studio as we strive to make an impact on the future of AAA free-to-play games.

The Position:

WBG SD is looking for a Senior Level Designer to design exciting, innovative, and balanced multiplayer levels for an upcoming AAA action game.


What part will you play?

  • Work closely with the design team and creative leaders on level designs
  • Design and greybox exciting, innovative, and balanced multiplayer levels
  • Continually iterate and test level designs against player move set, combat abilities, and player skill level (through audience testing)
  • Distill and integrate aspects of iconic locations into gameplay set pieces
  • Create replayable moments that are fun the first and five thousandth time
  • Introduce variability to a mostly static map
  • Work closely with environment artists to develop and deliver against the product vision
  • Establish level design pipeline & methodology as the first member of the level design team
  • Actively share knowledge within area of expertise and influence other related disciplines
  • Be the voice for level design in cross discipline conversations and planning
  • Mentor and advise other designers in level design process and best practices
  • Assess new market trends, features, technologies and emerging techniques to stay competitive
  • Work closely with production to manage development schedules, bug tracking, studio initiatives, and overall team health and morale

What do we require from you?

  • Strong knowledge of level design principles, theories, and contemporary game trends
  • Great writing, presenting, and team communication a must
  • Well versed in all aspects of level design including documentation, greyboxing, and implementing interactive objects
  • Understanding of landmarks, lighting, and silhouettes
  • History of effective use of sightlines, opened vs constrained spaces, and balanced player cognitive load
  • Experience with dynamic level layouts and fair hazards in a PvP environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Game Design or equivalent practical experience
  • 5+ years of experience
  • Shipped at least 2 AAA products on console or PC
  • Solid understanding of UE4 and Blueprint
  • Effectively communicate level design direction, requirements, and deliverables
  • Art, programming, or audio skills a plus
  • A deep love of video games

Your information will now be submitted via our parent company’s site, TimeWarner.com.