Lead Level Designer (UK Remote)

TT Games logo
Posted 16 June 2023
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
Contact NameDaniel Butcher

Job description

Knutsford based TT Games are looking for a Lead Level Designer take on a key role on an exciting new LEGO title based on a major IP.

Responsible for the best-selling and BAFTA-winning LEGO videogame series, TT Games is in the business of delighting children and grown-ups alike. With more than 25 years of success behind their studio, and as a valued part of Warner Bros since 2007, they have incredibly exciting plans for future titles based on the world's biggest entertainment properties.

Your responsibilities…

  • Lead a team of level designers to deliver high quality levels which support the creative pillars of the game and IP
  • Ensure your level design team understand the vision and design of the game, holding regular reviews and providing feedback so their work meets the required quality bar
  • You will also support feedback from other disciplines such as the Design Director and user research
  • Closely collaborate with other disciplines, understanding their role and building a positive relationship to ensure that they are involved in the design process
  • Establish level design best practice, and improve the level design workflow for your team
  • Ensure team members follow agreed development practices as well as ensuring that their work maintains stability and quality throughout development
  • Work with the production teams to verify your teams task estimations, and the team are delivering their work to deadlines at quality
  • Oversee, mentor, and coach the designers and take an active role in their career development, including annual appraisals and goal setting
  • Encourage a culture of professionalism, collaboration, and respect
  • Identify key hires for your team and take an active role in the recruitment process

The skills and experience you’ll bring to the role…

  • Extensive experience in level design on AAA action-adventure titles, with one or more titles shipped in a Lead Level Design position on console or PC
  • Broad knowledge of all aspects of game and level design with a strong understanding of layout, architectural composition, combat, encounter design, balancing, flow, difficulty, progression, and usability
  • Understanding player motivations and psychology
  • Describe approaches and techniques that create engaging and fun levels in modern games
  • Passion for creating fun and accessible games for children and families
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience of UE4 and UE5 is a bonus

Perks and benefits include…

  • Health package including dental insurance, eye tests, and wellness programmes
  • Gym membership
  • Life assurance and group income protection
  • Enhanced maternity, paternity, and shared parental leave