Design & Production Vacancies

Lead Level Designer AAA Unreal Studio, SW UK - Ref 2192


A great opportunity has opened up for an experienced Lead Level Designer to join a lovely AAA studio in a beautiful location SW of England, on the coastline, and just perfect for that work-life balance most desired!

This team is looking for a natural leader who is a strong manager, mentor, and coach; combined with a solid track record and experience in level design and unreal engine; to lead their level design team. Working across 2 projects(fps).

What you’ll be doing:

  • Manage, coach, and develop the level design team
  • Key person for design issues and communication to the level designers
  • Improve processes, prototype new tools, example levels, and workflows for the department
  • Mentor junior level designers
  • Translate game vision into level design
  • Identify and manage risks within the schedule with production
  • Scripting/ Programming in the game engines code language
  • Create new tools using the game engines code language
  • Create designs proposals, implement designs in the game engine, using tools provided by the engine.
  • Create content in the engine using given tools and 3D objects.
  • Test and correct designs
  • Write documentation related to the designs

What we’re looking for in our ideal candidate:

  • Minimum of 4 years working experience as a level designer, with no less than one shipped PC/Console title in a senior level designer role
  • Minimum 3 years Unreal Engine 4 experience or similar as well as an advanced understanding of developer tools and software
  • Must have solid level editing tools and node-based visual script logic
  • Must have proven experience managing a level design team in at least a senior-level design role
  • Must have a positive attitude, exceptional people and management skills as well as strong communication and organisational skills
  • Analytical thinker and strong problem solver
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple priorities


  • Private family medical care
  • Annual bonus scheme
  • Supportive team, offering flexibility around core hours
  • Great work-life balance and supportive team
  • Lovely location


Please e-mail your CV to adrienne@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2192.

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