Level Designer [Far Cry Brand] (f/m/d)

  • Berlin, Germany
  • Full-time

Company Description

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has development studios in 28 countries and sells video games in more than 55 countries around the globe. We are committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to players. In our German offices in Düsseldorf, Mainz and Berlin, we are working on brands like “Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege”, "Far Cry", "James Cameron's Avatar", “Ubisoft Escape Games", "Beyond Good & Evil 2", “The Settlers”, “Anno” and many more.

The newly established Ubisoft Berlin studio is set to continue contributing to this impressive line-up and will be working on AAA Co-Development projects together with international Ubisoft teams.

We Are Ubisoft Berlin

At Ubisoft Berlin, we are steadily growing. We are collaborating on the award-winning “Far Cry” series together with international Ubisoft teams, an unannounced project and we are paving the way for even more! 

As a newly established Ubisoft studio, we have an ambitious but humble approach to the contribution we want to bring to AAA game development in Germany. We are committed to excellence; we want to dedicate ourselves to delivering inspiring and meaningful game experiences that will empower our players and make them feel part of the worlds, we create.

We encourage an autonomous and entrepreneurial mindset tailored to our highly motivated talents to create experiences that leave a mark in the games industry as a whole.

Come and join us in one of the most creative and dynamic cities in the world!

We are now accepting applications for a Level Designer [Far Cry Brand] (f/m/d) to be based at our Berlin studio.

Job Description

The Level Designer will create the game levels and create and/or implement the game-play situations based on the creative vision.

Responsibilities:

  • Understand the part that his/her level plays in the overall game experience based on the creative/level-design director’s vision
  • Be familiar with the script and, more specifically, with the episodes in his/her level so that the story remains coherent by working with the narrative team
  • Prototype the environment, establish the layouts, and suggest ways of using the interactive and non-interactive elements to create the desired emotions
  • Work in collaboration with the level artists to ensure that the playability of the level and the graphic elements support each other
  • As the project progresses, integrate the elements produced in the map (new game-play, AI, sound, etc.)
  • Control the accessibility, understanding, and level of difficulty of the level
  • Correct the level design bugs entered into the database by testers

Qualifications

  • Ability to work well as part of a team
  • Creativity, ability to challenge the player
  • Critical and analytical sense
  • Structure and rigour
  • Ability to put oneself in the player’s shoes
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience in video action game level design and production or equivalent
  • AAA action game level design experience

We aim to have a wide and diverse range of profiles within our studio; thus, we are looking forward to being surprised by your application. The most important quality for us is to be a strong team player with a resilient and positive attitude.

Additional Information

What we want to offer you:

We want to build a studio in which everyone feels inspired, empowered and connected. We believe developers do their best work when they feel empowered. We thus aim to give you a lot of autonomy. In return, we expect you to be self-responsible and stay on top of your game by continuously developing your skills. Furthermore, we know it is important for a developer to feel comfortable. With that in mind, we aim to provide a variety of everyday benefits which we hope will help you feel great including:

  • Flexible working hours 
  • External training, education in our in-house guilds and knowledge sharing with other project teams
  • Fresh fruit, discounted gym membership, support for child care, company pension scheme
  • Share ideas! = Working in an innovative and international company

If you are passionate about video games and would like to work with like-minded professionals with an international team, please apply via our career portal. Applications should include your resume, a cover letter with the earliest starting date, your salary expectation and why you would like to joins us.

For further information please check www.bluebyte.de and www.ubisoft.com.

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