Level Designer (filled)

Toast VR is looking for a level designer. The ideal candidate will be able to create exciting levels from conception through to game release within a VR title. You will have strong problem-solving skills and are able to create and propose solutions to design problems while adhering to the spirit of the game.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Take ownership of levels from conception through to game release, Pushing for quality while adhering to the core vision of the game.
  • Review and critique level designs of your co-workers.
  • Create Exciting level block-outs using the given mechanics and frameworks set by the lead.
  • Collaborate with Artists and developers to create exciting, innovative, and engaging levels.
  • Understand all aspects of level design, Including game flow, pacing, game balance/difficulty, and signposting.
  • Document level designs and elements and work with the team to implement, refine, and carry through to the final product
  • Take on feedback from playtests, co-workers, and leads to improve
  • Review, tweak, and balance gameplay to deliver a quality experience.

Qualifications:

  • Problem-Solving skills, create and propose solutions to design problems while adhering to the spirit of the game.
  • 2+ years’ experience, or 1 or more shipped titles working in a 3d level design capacity.
  • You understand the trends of video games, both past and present.
  • A passion for video games, and interest in Virtual Reality
  • Great written and verbal communication skills, and works well with other disciplines.
  • Knowledge of Unity and its tools
  • Ability to work independently and QA your own work
  • Able to converse in English
  • Excellent time management skills
  • An up to date portfolio 

Bonus Points:

  • Experience of prototyping in Unity
  • Experience Scripting in-game events using either text based, or visual scripting tools.
  • Experience in creating Combat or Encounter designs into your games.

The ideal candidate will be able to work in-studio, at our office in Burleigh Heads, Queensland. However, remote work is an option for the right candidate.

Please send your CV and portfolio to jobs@toast.com.au

 

    About the Company

    Our female-led studio has developed one of the best selling VR titles of all time. We intend to leave a life-long positive impression on our players. If you dream of having that effect on people and you have the skills to do it, we're inviting you to join us.