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Position: Experienced Track Designer – AAA Games – East Midlands – Permanent
Employer: OPM Recruitment Ltd
Category: Games/Level Designers
Location: UK - Midlands
Salary: DOE
Date posted: Wednesday, April 19th 2017

Description:

My client, one of the UK's most creative and stable game developers, is currently looking for an Experienced Track Designer to join their team. Having been developing games since the early 2000s they have assembled a talented team of over 230 staff and are looking to grow even more with opening another UK based studio. They have developed a series of successful titles across all gaming platforms for partners with more recent titles being launched on the Xbox One and PS4. 2017 is guaranteed to be their most eventful year!

They’re looking for an Experienced Track Designer to join their East Midlands design team to help with an exciting new racing title.

Responsibilities:

Work with the team to concept ideas for new track layouts and features
Ensure your track design encourages and rewards use of core game mechanics
Actively seek out feedback to refine your designs
Relentlessly iterate upon layouts until they deliver the best possible racing experience
Collaborate with code, art, animation, and audio teams to implement your track
Set up and script additional events on and around the track
Mentor other designers producing track designs and setups

Requirements:

Experience working on a released racing title, including designing and building racing tracks
A clear understanding of racing mechanics

Beneficial skills:

3D modelling skills with packages such as 3D Max and Maya
Proven experience building levels in a modern editor such as UE4 or Unity
Experience with the Agile development process
Experience mentoring designers

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a leading AAA studio which is just a ten minute walk from the train station with good access to the north and the south via the M1. The location itself benefits from a wealth of social attractions including a range of bars and restaurants as well as many art galleries and a wide range of cultural events.

The successful candidates will receive a competitive salary dependant on their skills and experience.

To apply or for further information about the role please contact Emma on +44 (0) 1206214415 or mail a copy of your CV to officemanager@opmjobs.com