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Climax Studios was established nearly 30 years ago, we have an extensive history in developing all kinds of digital experiences across all formats, and we have won multiple awards along the way. We have a state of the art studio located in the heart of the beautiful Gunwharf Quays in Portsmouth overlooking the Harbour.

We are seeking an experienced Technical Designer or Technical Level Designer, with proven technical design skills & experience working on Console titles, to join our award- winning team. This is an exciting opportunity to work on a AAA IP where you will be responsible for working closely with and supporting the level design team and owning features from prototype phase and taking them into production. This is a great opportunity to work with a team of passionate and experienced designers on a AAA project

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create and maintain documentation for all owned features.

  • Keep to project vision for best practices, methodologies used and quality benchmark.

  • As part of reviews, able to provide constructive critique and solutions.

  • Regularly play the game and provide suggestions and feedback in a clear and constructive manner.

  • Ability to self-motivate as-well-as motivate other members of the team

Requirements

  • Experience working as a Technical Designer or Technical Level Designer on at least one published console title.

  • Experience of helping to plan and schedule workflows.

  • Proven experience working within Unreal Engine 5.

  • Strong proficiency at scripting with Blueprints.

  • Help set up and uphold Blueprint scripting best practices across the level design team’s missions.

  • Be able to take a feature from the vision phase to prototype and then into production.

  • Provide clear documentation for the level design team to follow that enables them to use your features in their levels.

  • Experience in scripting gameplay content in levels such as events, interactions, and encounters.

  • Be able to communicate with artists, programmers, and animators to create game ready features.

  • Experience with enemy placement/spawn points.

  • Level design experience for third person action games is a benefit.

  • Enjoys a creative challenge with the passion and motivation to make great games

Benefits

  • Excellent holiday package

  • Regular social events

  • Fresh fruit and snacks

  • A friendly, focused, ambitious and relaxed working environment

  • Ongoing training and development, with career progression

  • Discount card for all the shopping centre stores

  • Great seafront location, a short walk from the rail station, bars, restaurants, coffee shops

  • Group Private Medical Insurance provided by BUPA

  • Group Life Insurance

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Private Dental Insurance

  • Group Income Protection

  • Company Pension Scheme

  • Cycle To Work Scheme

  • Eye-Care Vouchers

Perks

  • Bring your doggo to work! We're a dog friendly studio, bring your pooch in to meet us.

  • Bean to cup coffee machine in the studio.

  • Fresh fruit and healthy snacks provided daily, breakfast and some not so healthy snacks.

  • In-house clubs and socials. From board games, tennis, football to D&D nights, there are lots of opportunities to socialise.

  • Regular Socials including Project Wrap Parties, team and studio events, Christmas and annual Summer parties and some great charity fundraising events.

Keywords Studios is dedicated to following a well-established Equal Opportunities Policy. We endeavor to create a workplace which provides for equal opportunities for all employees and potential employees.

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