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Senior Video Game Level Designer

Senior Video Game Level Designer

 

Company: SPACES,Inc. Status: Contract to Full Time Travel Required: No

 

The power of virtual reality and mixed reality make it possible to take anyone anywhere, and SPACES Inc. is bringing that power to a bold new era of VR-enabled theme parks and attractions. Based in Los Angeles, SPACES boasts one of the most accomplished teams in the VR industry, with artists, designers and programmers from film, television, video games, visual effects, theme parks and animation -- all eager to explore the limitless new horizons of VR and mixed reality.

 

As a Level Designer, you will be involved in the creative design and technical implementation of our levels in our VR experiences.  You will be collaborating with a team of artists, animators and mobile engineers to create quality environment art for multiple projects in production.  You will be a part of the larger team to create exceptional VR location based experiences.  This is a short term contracted position based on project need.
 

Responsibilities:

  • Build levels in 3D using design systems and incorporating game play demands into the design
  • Strong artistic skills and a good sense of aesthetic principles
  • Good written and verbal communications skills
  • Able to work creatively in a demanding team environment
  • Work with design leadership, artists, and other level designers to deliver environments that embody the creative vision of the experience

Requirements:

  • Experience with 3D level design tools (Unity, Maya, and Unreal).  Unity being a must.
  • Ability to create quick 3D White box prototypes using Unity
  • Strong problem-solving methodology
  • 5+ years experience in level design for games and/or VR development
  • Effective communication with team members of varying disciplines including written documentation of pipeline processes

Desired:

  • Mid to advanced experience with common game scripting languages unreal script, C#, Python / Lua
  • Language: Mandarin a plus


 

Must be able to work in the US.

 

To apply, please submit your resume, portfolio and cover letter.


 

MORE ABOUT US:
SPACES is led by CEO Shiraz Akmal and CTO Brad Herman, VR pioneers who previously oversaw virtual reality development at DreamWorks Animation. Leading investors in SPACES include Songcheng Performance Development Co. Ltd., with whom it operates a $30-million theme-park joint venture in China; Comcast Ventures, the venture-capital affiliate of Comcast Corporation; and Youku Global Media Fund, among others.
 

You can learn more about SPACES by reading recent news articles about our work and our vision:

Venture Beat: SPACES gets another $6.5 million for its VR theme park dreams

(http://venturebeat.com/2017/01/15/spaces-gets-another-6-5-million-for-its-vr-theme-park-dreams/)

 

DreamWorks Animation veterans create Spaces VR startup with $3M in funding

(https://venturebeat.com/2016/05/18/dreamworks-animation-veterans-create-spaces-vr-startup-with-3m-in-funding/)

 

SPACES, Songcheng Form Joint Venture to Bring Virtual and Mixed Reality to China’s Top Theme Parks and Live-Streaming Video Service

(http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20160607005714/en/SPACES-Songcheng-Form-Joint-Venture-Bring-Virtual)


 

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