Established in 2004, Lakshya Digital, a Keywords Studio, is the largest interactive entertainment and game development services studio in South Asia with leadership studios around the world.
Our continued success is fueling the need to expand and we are looking for top-quality talent to become part of our studio in Bothell, WA. We are looking for a talented Lead Level Designer to work hands-on with an established studio and IP, to prototype new gameplay types and unique level designs, using existing content, for a highly acclaimed and established Battle Royal game.
Our client is in the Seattle WA area and the successful candidate must be able to collaborate in real-time with our clients in their time zone. Some on-site work may be required for this role.
As a Lead Level Designer, you will be an important part of our development team, supporting our efforts as we create and deliver the highest quality solutions possible for our clients.
Some of the cool stuff you'll be doing:
Prototype new gameplay modes and levels using existing content in Unity
Document, communicate, and collaborate on ideas directly with our client
Optimize, test and debug levels and ensure it performs within established budgets and gameplay framework
Collaboration with other departments as needed to ensure results that meet or exceed client requirements
Oversee the efforts of other level designers, providing feedback, direction, and guidance
Manges the level designers, performing regular one on ones, career development goals
Manage and maintain work and documentation in JIRA and Confluence
What you'll bring to the table:
8+ years’ experience in game design, with a focus on end-to-end level design
Detail-oriented, capable of establishing budgets, and schedules and driving a team to deliver on those commitments
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to present ideas and solutions to a team of stakeholders
Ability to collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team in real-time on the West Coast
Strong technical skills, able to modify existing gameplay mechanics to achieve new results
Self-directed, capable of working directly with our client and other team members to drive solutions
Experience managing, and leading, creative teams in the game development industry
Ability to work with both proprietary and industry-standard tools to develop unique and compelling levels utilizing existing content
Experience with or a passion for Battle Royal games
Experience in other game development roles - production, engineering, QA
VR experience will be helpful for this role
What's in it for you?
If working on cool projects with even cooler people is not enough for you, we also offer an awesome range of benefits & perks!
Medical, dental and vision benefits insurance. We also provide Basic Life Insurance, AD&D insurance for all of our team members
Long-term (LTD) disability insurance and Flexible spending account (For medical and dependent care)
Paid vacation and sick time, designated paid holidays as well as other paid time off
401K Plan with company match
Flexible work schedule and great approach to work/life balance
Opportunities for growth and career advancement
Company events throughout the year