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Acony Games is hiring: Sr. Level Designer for FPS


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First things first: This is a full-time, fully paid position that requires relocation to Germany.

But fret not: We encourage applications from non-EU nationals. If you sign a contract, we will organize your visa and work permit for you. You will be fully supported in finding a nice play to stay, organizing health and other insurance as well as a bank account, and you'll be equipped with an extensive survival guide about life in Germany.

Strictly no interns and strictly no freelancers, please!

More about us at: http://www.aconygames.com

Senior Level Designer

Position Summary

The Senior Level Designer collaborates with art and programming teams to create challenging experiences in visually appealing, immersive environments for Acony's current multiplayer videogame project. He will work closely with the Lead Level Designer.

Position Responsibilities

- Collaborate with design team members to design interesting and engaging gameplay scenarios within the established game design guidelines

- Level design includes the development of scenarios and objectives that add up to a truly great, high quality gaming experience that meets critical and commercial goals

- Design detailed, 3D levels for the game, including relative locations of terrain, rooms, objects, obstacles and enemies for each gameplay moment, as documented by design guidelines, specifications, research and reference materials

- Work closely with art and programming groups through all phases of design, implementation, playtesting and QA

- Develop schedules and time estimates for tasks with the Lead Level Designer, and provide plans for implementation

- Perform research to acquire new knowledge necessary to perform assigned tasks

Position Qualifications/Requirements

- Ability to quickly master proprietary tools and development processes

- Strong passion for creating immersive, high quality videogames

- Analyzing competitive games and identifying strengths and weaknesses

- Technically-inclined and hands-on level building and scripting skills

- Strong in selling a vision

- Creative and innovative game development experience within a studio environment

- 3+ years professional game design experience, with demonstrated track record of shipping AAA quality, PC multiplayer titles

- Fluency in English

Technical Requirements

- All-around experience with computer game technologies

- Position absolutely requires experience designing and completing levels, though that experience need not be commercial

- Need to have publicly released levels for a first-person shooter

- Only applicants with playable level portfolio and track record will be considered

Soft-Skill Requirements

- Superior communication skills, including the ability to communicate creative ideas through written materials, sketches, drawings and other illustrations

- Ability to present ideas clearly in front of a group

- Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills

- Ability to work both as a member of a team, and individually with minimum supervision

Bonus

- Fluency in German

- Fundamental skills with and understanding of 3D modeling software, such as Maya or 3D Studio Max, and 2D art software like Photoshop

- Experience with Unreal3 game development

Please send your resume and CV to jobs@aconygames.com

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