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Level Designer

| Austin
Rooster Teeth Games is looking for an experienced Level Designer who can bring their knowledge, creativity and experience to a fast-paced, game development environment. The ideal candidate will have a strong level design background, multiple game credits and a passion for shipping high quality products with a fun, collaborative team.
Rooster Teeth Games is a small, collaborative team with a good mix of industry veterans and new recruits. Our number one goal is to create high quality games that excite and inspire our worldwide audience. Think you have what it takes to join our crew? Check out the job details below:

Responsibilities:

  • Design and build fun, exciting game levels for a wide range of game genres and styles
  • Collaborate with the team to document, implement and iterate on overall gameplay vision
  • Ability to rapidly prototype (graybox) new level ideas and play mechanics using Unreal
  • Ability to take a level from graybox to final shipping quality while maintaining optimization and performance goals
  • Create and implement gameplay missions, objectives, AI encounters, pathfinding, scripted events, etc
  • Iterate, balance, and tune gameplay features based on ideas and feedback from team, QA and playtesting throughout production
  • Collaborate with artists to ensure a perfect balance between level design and visual art direction

Qualifications:

  • Portfolio of professional work (no student projects)
  • Provide playable examples of game levels (or video footage) to qualify for an interview
  • 5+ years professional game production experience
  • Shipped at least 2 game titles, from pre-production to final release (PC or Console)
  • Expert skill level using Unreal Engine 4 Working knowledge of Perforce (or source control equivalent)
  • Comfortable iterating on ideas using rapid prototyping techniques
  • Excellent sense for game design and creating outstanding user experiences
  • Positive team-oriented attitude with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive and self-motivated (comfortable working without direct supervision)
  • Must be comfortable working in a small, highly collaborative team
  • Must be able to accept critique of your work and have the ability to embrace change
  • Must have a sense of humor

Benefits + Perks:

  • 100% Company paid health & dental benefits
  • Use What You Need paid time off
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Catered meal on Mondays
  • Flexible dress code
  • Kitchen stocked with snacks
  • Pet Friendly

ABOUT ROOSTER TEETH:Rooster Teeth is a pioneering studio responsible for some of the biggest online series in history, such as the award-winning and longest-running web series, Red vs. Blue. They also produce the globally acclaimed animated series RWBY, the first western anime series to be distributed in Japan; the award-winning Rooster Teeth Podcast; and Immersion, a reality format that brings video game theory to the real world. Rooster Teeth has a massive global footprint of more than 25 million subscribers to its YouTube Network, 3 million unique monthly visitors to its RoosterTeeth.com hub and 1.8 million registered community members. The company was founded in 2003, and is now a subsidiary of Fullscreen, Inc., a global youth media company that develops online creators and produces multi-platform entertainment experiences. Discover more at RoosterTeeth.com.

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Location

1901 E 51st Street, Austin, TX 78723
1901 E 51st Street, Austin, TX 78723