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Job Description

CD PROJEKT RED is looking for an experienced, talented and creative Level Designer to join our team to work on Project Polaris — the first game in a new Witcher series saga — to help us bring our ambitious vision of this new, open world RPG to life while pushing the bar for narrative-driven experiences ever higher!

The person in this position will be responsible for preparing sketches and maps for mission-based locations, constructing levels in the editor with existing meshes and tools, and also for creating and balancing memorable combat encounters that will thrill and excite our players. If you are ready to take on such a challenge, don’t hesitate and apply! :)

Daily Responsibilities

  • Designing, prototyping, iterating on and polishing in-game levels, including level geometry, enemy encounters and other gameplay elements, using our proprietary tools and Unreal Engine 5.

  • Crafting unique spaces where gameplay flow and visual composition form memorable experiences.

  • Developing and working within predefined level metrics.

  • Working closely with other teams to ensure created levels contribute to and enhance the gameplay and game narrative.

  • Cooperating closely with Designers, Artists and Programmers to ensure the highest possible quality of encounters.

  • Proactively suggesting improvements to gameplay systems and principles.

Qualifications

  • At least 3 years’ experience as a Level Designer or in a similar role.

  • Experience with game editors, Unreal Engine, and/or 3D packages.

  • Extensive knowledge of current titles, specifically in the Action/RPG genre, as well as works of art, such as movies, architecture or visual arts, to be used as reference for crafting and communicating original ideas.

  • Excellent understanding of level design fundamentals and the role of level design in the overall player experience.

  • Proactive problem-solving skills and an ability to effectively communicate solutions.

  • Ability to create map layouts on all stages – from simple drawings to fully functional levels in at least one of the existing game engines.

  • Ability to use all elements of the game world, including level geometry, texturing, lighting, sound and VFX to craft unique player experiences.

  • Excellent communication skills & proven ability to work within a team.

  • Fluent English.

Additional Information

Relocation support

  • Relocation package – flight ticket, company apartment for your first month, relocating your pet, shipping your belongings: it’s all covered.

  • Relocation assistance — processing your legalization operations for you, assistance with finding residence, tax settlements - all you need to feel right at home is taken care of.

  • Polish lessons for foreign employees — and for your spouse or partner, too.

  • Paid Leave — from 20 to 26 days of holiday for every team member per year, paid sick leave, and paid maternity & paternity leave.

Perks & Professional Growth

  • Flexible working hours — start your workday anytime between 8:00 and 10:00 AM.

  • Trainings, lectures and courses — internal workshops, external training for each employee, ‘Meet a star’ events, knowledge-sharing initiatives, online tutorials, and e-learning classes are all available. There’s always something to learn!

  • REDs have access to the cafeteria platform through which they can receive subscription benefits, additional medical packages or vouchers and codes to shops and cinemas.

  • Merch — gifts for newborn rebels and regular chances to nab some cool swag!

  • A welcome pack filled with goodies — to help you feel right at home once you join the team

Health & Well-being

  • Private medical healthcare — a selection of medical plans with dental care to choose from, which are also accessible for your partner and relatives.

  • Health checks — tests and vaccinations at the studio as well as professional advice and guidance from a specialist doctor.

  • Psychological care — free mental health support and various well-being webinars.

  • Multisport card — gain access to a wide number of sporting and fitness facilities across the city.

Social Activities & Life in the Office

  • Dog-friendly office — dog owner? Bring your pooch with you and look after them while working! There’s always a furry friend or two to meet at the studio.

  • Social events — we host regular gatherings at the studio where we can all unwind, play games, and just have some fun together.

  • Healthy selections — ​​organic fruit, snacks, muesli, organic honey, vegan milk, and speciality coffee are all at your disposal around the studio. Enjoy!

  • Truly international working environment — a chance to meet and work with a diverse selection of people from all around the world.

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