Level Designer

About the Employer

At BioWare, our mission is to create worlds of adventure, conflict, and companionship that inspire you to become the hero of your story. Our teams drive innovation using cutting-edge tech and tools such as the Frostbite engine and collaborate with thousands of world-class developers across EA’s network of studios. We are passionate about games and their potential as a creative medium to reach and inspire people through emotion, artistry, and engaging storytelling. If you share this passion, this is an amazing opportunity to help shape the next generation of gaming.

Who a contract Level Designer is at BioWare:

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate and work with a team of programmers, artists, and designers through all stages of development to implement sections of game environments.
  • Collaborate with your lead to identify and implement the priorities and objectives, focusing on the gameplay elements of a map.
  • Create documentation and prototypes for any specific level systems and gameplay.
  • A strong foundational understanding of scripting and quest structure creation.
  • Share in critique sessions to provide input to personal and peers work.

Requirements:

  • Experience as a game level designer, working with current engines and tools.
  • Experience with closed and/or open-world layouts, including gameplay and technical requirements.
  • Familiar with the level design fundamentals, constraints, and narrative.
  • Comfortable collaborating with groups within art and programming.
  • Good understanding of current scripting language and level editors with the ability to implement and manipulate content.
  • Familiarity with Anthem gameplay and level design.
  • Knowledge of RPGs and Action and Open World game genres.
  • Ability to critique the content of peers in a group environment.
  • A passion for gaming!

What’s in it for you? Glad you asked!

We love to brag about our great perks like comprehensive health and benefit packages, tuition reimbursement, 401k with company match and, of course, free video games. And since we realize it takes world-class people to make world-class games, we offer competitive compensation packages and a culture that thrives off creativity and individuality. At EA, we live the “work hard/play hard” credo every day.

More about our location: http://careers.ea.com/our-locations/austin

Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment software company. EA delivers games, content and online services for Internet-connected consoles, personal computers, mobile phones and tablets.

EA is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status or veteran status. We will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal records in accordance with applicable law.