Senior Level Designer
Job Title:Senior Level Designer
Founded in 2002, Infinity Ward is the original studio behind the Call of Duty® franchise. The titles developed by Infinity Ward have won more than 200 "Game of the Year" awards and 100 "Editor's Choice" awards, among many other industry accolades. Some of our previous titles include: Call of Duty®: Ghosts, Call of Duty®: Infinite Warfare and most recently, Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare.
Infinity Ward has opened a brand new studio in Austin, TX. The studio will work on creating new and innovative experiences for Call of Duty® and build innovative technology to power them. Our studio provides a safe, trusting, and empowering environment to fuel your creativity and help make the extraordinary.
Infinity Ward is wholly owned by Activision. To learn more about our studio, please visit us at https://www.infinityward.com/, on Facebook at
We are looking for a passionate and versatile Senior Level Designer to join Infinity Ward. In this hands-on role, you’ll collaborate with experienced designers on envisioning, designing, and ultimately implementing new multiplayer maps and points of interest on large scale open world maps. Additionally, you’ll be responsible for adding and maintaining core logic features which allow these levels to function such as – AI spawning systems, loot nodes, pregame in-fill sequences, etc.
Senior designers at Infinity Ward are force multipliers for the team, in addition to your day-to-day personal responsibilities, you’ll often be needed to onboard new hires and mentor junior designers. You should be an example to the rest of the design team, showing what best looks like and how to efficiently go about your work.
Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:
Envision, pitch, design/document, and then build exciting core multiplayer levels
Apply core map level building principals to Points of Interest inside an open world map
Demonstrate “what good looks like” to junior members of the level design team while mentoring and in some cases onboarding and training new hires
Maintain the quality and stability of your work from creation to ship via bug fixing and peer review-based feedback iteration
Actively engage in peer reviews of other levels and game modes
3+ years of industry experience in a designer or senior designer role
Shipped at least one project, ideally action RPG or FPS genre in a level design role
Familiarity with game editor tools such as Radiant, Unreal, Unity or Crytek Editors
A strong demonstrable portfolio of personal and/or professional work
Knowledge & Skills
Self-motivated, proactive teammate with excellent problem-solving skills
Good oral and written communication skills
A deep interest, and passion for First Person Shooter (FPS) games
Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!
Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!
The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.
Infinity Ward is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.