Level Designer

Ubisoft Toronto Inc. - Toronto, ON (il y a 30+ jours)

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Ubisoft Toronto Inc.

224 Wallace Avenue. M6H 1V7

Toronto, Ontario

www.toronto.ubisoft.com

Location of position: Toronto, Ontario

Our Mission

Ubisoft is committed to enriching players’ lives with original and memorable gaming experiences. We create worlds where people can express themselves, explore, and discover new possibilities.

Are you looking to work with enthusiastic experts who are tackling game-changing challenges in entertainment and beyond? At Ubisoft, we offer an open environment where bright ideas are given a chance to shine and everyone is eager to share knowledge.

Challenge accepted? Join us and Create the Unknown.

Ubisoft Toronto was founded in 2010 and has contributed to many award-winning Ubisoft brands including: Assassin’s Creed®, Far Cry®, For HonorTM, Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell®, and Watch Dogs®. In 2018, Ubisoft Toronto developed its first new IP, Starlink: Battle for Atlas. Ubisoft Toronto is one of Canada’s Top 100 Employers for four consecutive years and in 2018, one of GamesIndustry.biz Best Places to Work.

Level Designer

The Level Designer will create the game levels and create and/or implement the gameplay situations based on the creative vision.

Type of Position: Permanent, full-time.

Responsibilities:

The main and routine functions of the Level Designer are to:

  • Understand the part that his/her level plays in the overall game experience based on the creative director’s vision;
  • Be familiar with the script and, more specifically, with the episodes in his/her level so that the story remains coherent by working with the narrative team;
  • Prototype the environment, establish the layouts, and suggest ways of using the interactive and non-interactive elements to create the desired emotions;
  • Communicate the results of the prototype to the other crafts in order to validate the intentions and have the level design TD assess the technical feasibility and the quality of the maps (game design director);
  • Work in collaboration with the level artists to ensure that the playability of the level and the graphic elements support each other;
  • As the project progresses, integrate the elements produced in the map (new gameplay, AI, sound, etc.);
  • Control the accessibility, understanding, and level of difficulty of the level;
  • Correct the level design bugs entered into the database by testers;
  • Carry out all other related tasks.

Training:

College diploma in video game level design and production or equivalent training or work experience.

Experience:

Minimum 3+ years’ experience in video game level design and production or any other relevant experience.

Other Skills:

  • Ability to work well as part of a team;
  • Creativity, ability to challenge the player;
  • Critical and analytical sense;
  • Structure and rigour;
  • Ability to put oneself in the player’s shoes.

We Offer:

  • Competitive Salary: $56,000 - $122,000
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package:
  • Disability Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Extended medical insurance
  • (Optional) RRSP contribution
  • Relocation assisstance
  • Bonus (If Applicable)

Why Ubisoft Toronto?

Scored by The Economist as the Best City to Live, our studio is located in the trendy Junction Triangle located in West Toronto, close to TTC, the hottest bars and restaurants, and excellent coffee shops. We celebrate successes as a team at our monthly UbiBash events, and invite our families to events throughout the year including our annual Kids Holiday Party. We give back to help make our community better through our team volunteer days and fundraising activities. We hold regular game jams to fuel our team’s creativity. Ubisoft Toronto conducts annual performance reviews to help our team develop their careers and grow with our studio, and provides the opportunity for salary increases annually as part of the performance review process. Ubisoft Toronto also offers a comprehensive health benefits package, generous RRSP matching, industry education support, training and career development, flexible days, on-site Yoga and Bootcamp classes, fresh fruit, Life Drawing classes, as well as spontaneous team surprises such as Pi Day, Star Wars Day, and Halloween.

Join Us!

We hunt for talent from across the industry – seasoned experts that know what it takes to ship world-class games and the next generation of game developer all-stars. We value team chemistry and a desire to grow our studio together. If this sounds like your kind of studio, what are you waiting for? Apply to join us now!

Ubisoft Toronto is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. The studio welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodation upon request for candidates taking part in the recruitment process. We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.

Job Type: Full-time