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Lead Level Designer - AAA Unreal Studio South East, UK - REF 2570


A great opportunity has opened up for an experienced Lead Level Designer to join a lovely AAA studio. This role is offered at their studio in a beautiful location SE of England, and just perfect for that work-life balance most desire!  

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

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 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: 

  • 5+ years working experience as a level designer, with no less than one shipped PC/Console title in a senior level designer role.
  • 3+ years Unreal Engine 4 experience or similar as well as advanced understanding of developer tools and software.
  • Solid level editing tools and node-based visual script logic.
  • Proven experience managing a level design team in at least a senior level design role.
  • 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 cvs@big-planet.biz quoting reference 2570.

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