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Grove Street Games is seeking a full-time, experienced level designer, who is passionate about creating immersive and engaging worlds for players. We are looking for a motivated, well-organized person who can work well on individual and team-oriented tasks with a wealth of experience they are ready to share with the team. The successful candidate needs to demonstrate the ability to blend beautiful environments with technical gameplay to create levels the players tell their friends about. They will work together with the art team to design systems for building worlds in both artificial and natural environments, and then execute that design in level construction in Unreal Editor.

When you join Grove Street Games you can gain experience on a wide range of game development projects. We foster a work environment that allows our employees to thrive, not just on their career paths but also on their personal journeys. We take a lot of pride in creating a foundation our employees can utilize to not only get ahead in their dreams but also create lasting games that millions of players will be able to enjoy.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team in creating immersive levels that blend gameplay, story and visual appeal.

  • Collaborate with gameplay programmers, designers, QA, and environment artists on a daily basis to keep goals aligned.

  • Provide support and documentation to the team to enable an optimal workflow.

  • Stay up to date on latest trends and tools available in the industry

  • Participate and contribute creatively in team discussions, critiques, and game development ideas

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience in professional game development

  • 2+ years of experience in Unreal Engine

  • Strong understanding of game principles and level design principles

  • Experience managing a team and keeping to deadlines

  • Robust knowledge of current games

  • Demonstrated eye for detail, creativity, and passion for design.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written & verbal

  • Detail-oriented & extremely well-organized

  • Relocation to Gainesville – this job is not remote

Good to Have:

  • Experience shipping AAA titles

  • Knowledge of traditional art pipelines

  • Familiarity with UE Blueprint scripting

  • Creative problem-solving skills

Benefits:

  • Flexible bank for time off (vacation, sick, personal)

  • Comprehensive health package for full time employees.

  • Flexible work day built around our core hours of 10:30am - 4:30pm

  • Moving assistance

  • Paid parental leave

  • Royalties (with tenure)

  • Yearly bonuses

  • Career development assistance

If all of this sounds like something you want to be a part of, joining a cohesive team that likes to have fun while being professionals, then let us know. Send your resume and portfolio. We look forward to hearing from you!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $60,000.00 - $120,000.00 per year