Full Time Job

Lead Level Designer

Epic Games

Cary, NC 05-03-2024
Apply @ Employer
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description

What We Do

Put your design skills to work at a cutting-edge company that challenges the norm. From character and level design to collaborative gameplay and system design, help shape the future of interactive entertainment at Epic.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is looking for a Lead Level Designer to join our dynamic team and contribute to various aspects of game design for our collaboration with Disney. In this role, you'll drive a team of designers to create compelling POIs and experiences for our players.

In this role, you will
• Lead the vision and outcome of POIs and levels that focus on building and compelling gameplay spaces
• Lead, develop, and grow the design team, enabling designers to achieve their career goals and best outcomes while also increasing the capabilities of the team
• Roll up your sleeves and dive into some IC work when needed and lead by example to set the quality bar for design
• Actively participate in big-picture decisions and ensure the design team focuses on the right elements to achieve superior results.
• Work closely with production to identify, prioritize, assign, and evaluate design work.

What we're looking for
• Minimum 7+ years of experience shipping multiple titles as a level designer
• 2+ years of experience in a lead-level designer role, with demonstrated ability to manage or lead a team effectively
• Experience using a level editor (UE5, or similar)
• Direct involvement with prop placement, lighting, mood/atmosphere, and design markup
• Experience working closely and communicating with artists
• Demonstrated ability to improvise and creatively solve problems

California Base Pay Range

$169,829 - $249,082 USD

Washington Base Pay Range

$169,829 - $249,082 USD

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1k6pv-3-236-83-154-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $169,829 to $249,082 Per Year ($ USD)
Company Profile
Epic Games

Founded in 1991, Epic Games is a leading interactive entertainment company and provider of 3D engine technology. Epic operates Fortnite, one of the world’s largest games with over 350 million accounts and 2.5 billion friend connections. Epic also develops Unreal Engine, which powers the world’s leading games and is also adopted across industries such as film and television, architecture, automotive, manufacturing, and simulation.