Lead/Senior Level Designer

  • Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Full-time
  • Flexible Working Organization: Office-based

Company Description

Established in 2008, Ubisoft Chengdu is one of the key game studios in western China and a full-fledged production center, with over 320 talents contributing to Ubisoft’s line-up. We have a strong track record of co-development on Ubisoft’s biggest brands such as Assassin’s Creed®, Skull and Bones™ and For Honor®, as well as developing casual games such as Rabbids party game and bringing hit titles to Switch.  

Meanwhile, we are also a pioneer in cutting-edge technology driving Ubisoft’s “games as a service (GAAS)” ethos. Chengdu’s technology team develops products that empower production teams to make educated, data-driven decisions on hit Ubisoft brands.

To find out more, please visit our website: http://www.ubisoftgroup.com or our WeChat account (UBISOFT育碧or 育碧招聘).


同时,育碧成都工作室也是研发前沿性技术的领军者,其“Games As A Service  (GAAS)” 的理念带领企业不断推陈出新。成都工作室的技术团队开发的产品被运用于育碧旗下众多知名游戏品牌,有效协助研发团队基于科学数据做出准确决策。



Job Description

As a Lead/Senior Level Designer, you’ll be challenged with supporting the level design team in creating FUN levels, while respect the game’s creative vision. You play a role to participate the level design process at local studio and collaborate with Ubisoft studios all over the world.

What you will do

  • To own level designs from conception to the final stages of polish, facilitating communication and coordinating departments to ensure the design vision is clearly aligned;
  • Prototype the environment, establish the layouts and suggest ways to use interactive and non-interactive means to create emotion for the player;
  • Work closely with the art team to conceive and design environments that are innovative and visually impressive;
  • Be a positive influence on the team, motivate and inspire others to generate new ideas;
  • Contribute to establishing and enforcing consistent design practices, constraints, and metrics throughout projects.
  • Keep up to date on current gaming trends and latest technology.



What you should be equipped with

  • Have in-depth knowledge of how games are built and shipped, from the ground up;
  • Deep knowledge of the adventure / shooter / open world game genre and the game development process;
  • Be bold enough and innovate within the level design processes, question old methods and dare to do try out new ones.
  • Ability to design creative and interesting game levels utilizing 3D tools such as UE4, Unity etc.
  • Confident to exchange ideas, share expertise, coach junior designers in creative and collaborative teams;
  • Ability to manage his/her own time and work within tight deadlines;
  • Good command of written and verbal communication skills in both English and Chinese;

Bonus point

  • Previous team management experience including hiring, coaching, performance management;
  • Shipped reputable game titles;
  • Experience in an Agile/SCRUM environment

Additional Information

Good to know
As we aim to build a team who continuously push the boundaries of what’s possible within game development (and because we love to learn and grow from the people around us), we might ask you to do a practical test as a part of the recruitment process. 

We look forward to receiving your application and learning more about you. 

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