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Senior Level Designer

Playstation

Montreal, QC 05-01-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Why PlayStation?

Position – Senior Level Designer

You are a talented Senior Level Designer who loves multiplayer, social and competitive games. You are passionate about creating games that connect players in new ways, and that grow and evolve with our communities. You are excited about the challenge of creating a new game IP from the ground up and you enjoy navigating the unknown. At Haven, we're currently working on Fairgame$, a thrilling action heist PvPvE game for the PlayStation 5 and PC. We're searching for a Senior Level Designer to join our team who loves the kind of game we are making at Haven. For more on Haven and Fairgames, check out our cinematic reveal trailer that opened the 2023 Playstation Showcase here: https://youtu.be/l1Jp4K02L1I

As a Haven Senior Level Designer you will craft exceptional experiences for the player and support the overall design vision for the game. You will collaborate closely with several disciplines across the team and leverage your passion for design to inspire those around you, using feedback and data to create fun and challenging content.

Reporting

The Senior Level Designer will report to the Producer.

Responsibilities and Duties
• Design, implement and iterate PVP and interior levels.
• Work with the design team to prioritize features, validate the game's quality, and ensure the timely delivery of tasks.
• Assess gameplay and flow to ensure desired player experience is achieved.
• Use feedback and data to maintain and drive the continual development of level content.
• Review work and provide constructive feedback.
• Assist with the design and development of custom level editing tools and basic scripting.
• Work closely across disciplines on all aspects of the development process to ensure design vision is realized.
• Collaborate with the team at large to resolve design challenges.
• Fix design bugs.

Experience and Skills Required
• Experience in related role.
• Strong analytical and critical thinking skills to review and assess levels against design criteria.
• A good awareness of the flow and pace of a game.
• Experience balancing gameplay systems.
• Knowledge of level editing tools and scripting languages.
• Good documentation skills and attention to detail.
• Excellent collaboration skills and at ease communicating design ideas and concepts across all disciplines.

Preferred Qualifications
• Knowledge of Unreal level editing tools and scripting languages.
• Familiarity with 3D modeling tools.

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rj0ome-34-239-170-244-42 in your application.

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Playstation

Recognized as a global leader in interactive and digital entertainment, Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) is responsible for the PlayStation® brand and family of products and services.