Senior Level Designer

Mar 16, 2024
Warsaw, Poland
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

CD PROJEKT RED is looking for a Senior Level Designer to support The Molasses Flood development studio in their own ambitious project.

As a Senior Level Designer, you will create gameplay rich and environmentally story dense spaces. Your responsibilities will include layout, greybox, scripting, markup, and encounter design. You will also work collaboratively with the gameplay design, engineering, art, and narrative teams to make sure that the spaces you create are beautiful, performant, fun and tell the story of the game. You will work with tech designers and tools engineers to ensure you have all the tools they need to work happily and efficiently.

The ideal candidate has a background in production level design, a solid understanding of level design principles, a strong technical background, experience building for multiplayer, familiarity with scripting systems and a high level of comfort driving the level design process from concept through ship.

Daily Responsibilities

  • Own the creation of gameplay environments across the game from initial concept through release
  • Develop and implement best practices for creating performant and robust levels and scripted events
  • Engage in cross department communication and collaboration as it pertains to levels: work closely with engineers, artists, sound designers, and production in managing the prioritization, implementation, and scope of the game’s environments.
  • Lead by example, taking on direct responsibility for creating functional level layouts, and learning and mastering our tools.
  • 5+ years experience as a level designer on a AAA or action title
  • Experience with scripting systems, either visual (such as Blueprint) or text-based (such as Python, Lua, or C#)
  • The ability to communicate fluently with engineering, art, narrative and production
  • Curiosity, kindness, and a positive and professional can-do attitude
  • Can think and work creatively, taking initiative to solve problems.
  • Drive towards professional growth.
  • Passion for creating games.

Nice to Have

  • Experience with open world games or large scale environments
  • Unreal Engine 5 experience

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.

Head office in Warsaw

  • Sustainable campus with an eco ethos — solar panels provide green energy, 2000 plants and an air-filtering system to help provide clean air, electric car charging points, flower meadows, and more green features in the works.
  • An onsite, well-equipped gym with a climbing wall, daily Gym Assistant support and yoga and healthy spine classes.
  • Car and bike parking spaces.
  • A designated space for your bicycle, as well as bicycle repair equipment and showers available whenever you need them. 
  • No dress-code — we like to keep it casual.

Relocation support

  • Relocation package – flight ticket, company apartment for your first month, relocating your pet, shipping your belongings: it’s all covered. Who said moving countries needs to be complicated?
  • Relocation assistance — processing your legalization operations for you, assistance with finding residence, tax settlements, helping out with translations if needed, and much more —  we have dedicated teams to help make sure that 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.

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