Unreal Engine Level Designer/World Builder (Remote)

Afterthought LLC
Front Royal, VI, USA
Job type: Contract

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Job Description

Do you love creating interesting worlds? Have you got the technical knowhow and skills to take something from concept and make it a playable reality? Does crafting an immersive experience for gamers excite you? If so, then we're looking for you! Afterthought is looking for a talented level designer to help us create some amazing worlds for our dinosaur survival game, The Isle. As a level designer on The Isle, you would be working with a talented group of programmers, concept artists, environment artists, animators, modelers and more. Each serving to bolster the quality of the game and the experience it provides to players.

Responsibilities

  • Use design concepts and in-house assets to create fully fleshed out environments
  • Adhere to the margins of established layouts, systems and conventions
  • Tailor gameplay layout with consideration to combat, exploration, narrative elements etc
  • Utilize all tools at your disposal to showcase the attributes that make an environment exciting
  • Use your initiative to make suggestions and proposals for the betterment of design, feel, flow and interest.

Skills & Requirements

Requirements

  • Extensive experience working in and creating levels for the Unreal Engine
  • Completed outdoor and indoor environments/levels and a portfolio showcasing your best work
  • Great with communication and can give and receive new ideas with ease
  • A firm grasp on draw calls, LODS, and other areas of optimization
  • Driven to grow, learn and output only your best
  • The ability to work remotely
  • The ability to adhere to a flexible schedule
  • Self-starter that is dedicated to uplifting the art of the game development
  • Landscape production in World Machine or similar software
  • Experience creating models, materials, shaders and textures a plus

Additional Information

  • Working remotely is an option

How to Apply

About the Company

Afterthought LLC was founded with the sole principle of making games that deliver a unique experience at the highest possible quality we can achieve while simultaneously creating products that we ourselves would play. We are fresh, eccentric and unwavering. Always pushing to reach the next level. We furnish results with a level of integrity and sincerity we don't feel is strived for enough in game development. We take our job very seriously but also like to have fun with what we do. We are proud of our accomplishments and seek to expand our team with other creative and talented individuals.