Senior Level Designer

Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland Full-time

Black Shamrock is looking for an experienced level designer to help us create an immersive kick-ass action RPG based on a famous IP (new production).
We are seeking a highly skilled and efficient designer to work closely with our fantastic creative team and to contribute building an awesome player experience.

What you will be doing

  • Create and improve game levels and worlds to ensure optimum playability
  • Participate in the creation, documentation and tuning of the level to design gameplay elements according to the design and creative vision of the project
  • You know perfectly the Level Design process from block-out to final balancing tweaks and events management.
  • Share knowledge within the team and mentor junior level designers
  • Set and share best practices, production pipelines and workflows
  • Understand and apply guidelines for creating engaging level layouts within the game to support specific gameplay rules or play styles
  • Manage priorities and produce realistic time estimations
  • Create improved document frameworks or templates for the level design team and update any relevant documentation as part of the design process
  • Collaborate with quality control teams as part of the debugging process by sharing relevant information, coordinating issue responsibility and resolving any reported issues
  • Anticipate production needs

What you should have

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in the games industry is mandatory
  • Experience working with a game engine (Unreal, Unity, etc), using scripting tools to orchestrate events, and implementing 3D work into the pipeline
  • Experience in team management, in either a team lead role or mentoring junior designers
  • Proven ability to work at many levels, from high level concepts to detailed design implementation and balancing
  • You are able to receive, give, and apply feedback effectively
  • Create and maintain documentation of design solutions
  • Ability to understand and solve problems
  • Ability to work with people from other fields of expertise
  • Originality and proactivity when setting out solutions

Additional information

  • Full-time in-house position
  • Central Dublin location
  • Available as soon as possible
  • Salary to be defined depending on your profile