Senior Level Designer

Design Austin, Texas


Description

Would you like to work on some of the greatest franchises in gaming history? Certain Affinity, the largest independent video game developer in Austin, is comprised of a tightly knit group of experienced, no-nonsense veterans committed to solid work/life balance. We’re best known for co-developing numerous AAA FPS games, though we are also creating compelling new games of our own.

Certain Affinity is looking for a talented Senior Level Designer to complement our stellar design team on our next big project. Designers at Certain Affinity are responsible for creating exciting levels that have significant replayability. From the initial concept and layouts to scripting and assisting the environment art team in making visually stunning spaces, designers at Certain Affinity are involved in all aspects in the creation of our missions. We’re looking for someone that is self-motivated and can enhance our strong design team. If you think you’ve got what it takes, apply now!

Requirements

  • A passion for games and gaming
  • Must have a playable portfolio (community levels or shipped titles)
  • 1-2 years of experience or equivalent community or school experience
  • Demonstrable understanding of gameplay flow for both single player and coop levels
  • Familiarity with world building tools such as Radiant, UnrealEd, Hammer, Max, and/or Maya
  • Ability to dissect and understand core game mechanics and enhance them through mission design
  • Must be able to collaborate with other teammates on all aspects of game development
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Extra Credit

  • Shipped title experience
  • Both Single Player and Multiplayer experience
  • Scripting and/or Programming experience
  • Experience working on multiple platforms (Xbox, PS4, Switch)
  • Creative writing/story creation and dialogue experience
  • Ability to significantly contribute to the visual development of a mission

Certain Affinity offers relocation for this position to Austin, Texas where we make it all happen.