Lead Level Designer
Company: Cloud Chamber
Posted on: May 11, 2022
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.
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
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
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
You have experience managing process and a history of leading by
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
And of course, we're looking for someone who knows, loves and plays
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 2K.com email accounts.
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