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Lead Level Designer

Company: Cloud Chamber
Location: Novato
Posted on: May 11, 2022

Job Description:

Cloud Chamber is looking for an inspired and collaborative Lead---Level---Designer---to join our team and help shape the world of BioShock. You have a well-developed sense of how game systems, narrative, and spatial design combine to deliver memorable player stories in an immersive sandbox world with an eye for the clarity of presentation that allows for an intuitive player experience. We appreciate designers with a keen interest in the ways in which design ingredients can be leveraged to promote and reward player experimentation and mastery. You love to use every available tool to infuse the game's content with anecdotes. In addition, we're looking for someone who is zealous about creating exciting and dynamic content that brings the game's narrative to life.

For this leadership role, we're looking for someone who is energized by the opportunity to manage and mentor a team of creators, to foster a collaborative and creative space, and to champion our values.

Job Duties
Manage a team of designers entrusted with implementing gameplay content in an immersive sandbox world
Supervise relevant multi-disciplinary work pods in the development and presentation of quests, scripted events---and layouts
Identify and implement standard methodologies and workflows conducive to consistency and deliverability of game content
Implement communication strategies for enhancing the cross-pollination of ideas and sharing of knowledge amongst content creators
Collaborate closely with various partners to track game progression, variety, and pacing
Support and mentor designers in their career progression
Work with producers to manage schedules and milestone deliverables

Skills, Experience And Qualifications
Shipped at least one AAA project as a senior or lead designer, and appreciate the complexity of taking an idea from concept to ship
You have experience managing process and a history of leading by example
Self-motivated with an eye for solution-based problem solving
Excellent communications skills: verbal, written and visual
Ability to prioritize tasks and manage competing priorities
Collaborative, compassionate, and authentic
Curious and excited about game design theory and pushing the medium forward
And of course, we're looking for someone who knows, loves and plays games

We are Cloud Chamber: a collaborative team of inspired minds who create games together. We strive to make unique, entertaining, and thoughtful game experiences that engage the world.

We believe in the beauty and strength of diversity, in both the makeup of the studio and the nature of our thinking. Our focus on open communication and overall well-being allows each of us to strive for excellence in our work, and happiness in our lives.

We're currently making the next BioShock. Our passion and love for this iconic franchise is what brought us together. The thrill and responsibility of creating the next iteration of such a beloved game is what keeps us going.

If all of this sounds as exciting to you as it is to us we'd love to meet you! Join us in creating worlds that move people.

Please note that 2K Games and its studios never use instant messaging apps or personal email accounts to contact prospective employees or conduct interviews. When emailing prospective employees we only use email accounts.

Keywords: Cloud Chamber, Novato , Lead Level Designer, Other , Novato, California

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