Lead Level Designer

Ready At Dawn is looking for talented and passionate Lead Level Designers to join us in creating high profile original titles for both the VR and AAA console spaces.

Our team is growing, so come join one of the preeminent independent video-game developers in the world.

We are seeking sharp, ambitious, visionary talent to join our team. A candidate should have shipped or is about to ship at least one high profile title.

Skills Required:

  • Minimum 6 years design experience
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Able to focus and work without micro-management
  • Ability to take direction and accept critical review of your work
  • Clear understanding and appreciation of schedules and milestones
  • 3D game level building experience
  • Ability to create fun and exciting gameplay using a complex array of mechanics.
  • Strong understanding of aesthetics as it relates to level layout and presentation
  • Passion for and broad knowledge of console games with an ability to critically analyze them


  • Development of design documentation for level progression (flow), level layouts and 3D block-outs for in-engine playtesting.
  • Bring new ideas to the table in regards to every facet of the game; mechanics, story, missions, and more
  • Work closely with the artists and programmers to take ideas from conception to implementation

Additional Skills (Pluses):

  • Understanding of basic programming or scripting languages (LUA, Perl, JavaScript, etc) a plus
  • Maya experience

Please send samples of your work with your application.


To apply please email

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