Level Designer

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Posted
July 13, 2021
Full Time
Pasadena, CA
Remote
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Funktronic Labs is a game studio based in Pasadena, California, with the aim of forming playful connections between humans and technology. The studio focuses on delivering high-quality and creative interactive experiences, and has shipped several critically-acclaimed titles such as Cosmic Trip (VR), Fujii (VR) and Wave Break (PC/Consoles). To see a list of our works, please visit us here.

We are currently on the lookout for a Level Designer for an unannounced title who can apply critical thinking about player experience, combat, level flow, and player engagement. The position is onsite at our studio location in Pasadena, California.

Skills:

  • Expertise with Unity Engine (and source control i.e. git)
  • Experience working within VR
  • Experience in level design production, with a heavy focus on combat and tactical engagements.
  • Strong Environment/Layout creation and iteration skills.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Creating layouts from graybox geometry to polished form. Ensure level design feels native within VR
  • Setup enemy encounters within environments alongside other environmental objectives.
  • Implement narrative beats within the environment
  • Work closely with the team of designers, artists and programmers

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of game/level design experience plus a record of designing levels for successful, published software products.
  • Experience as a level designer for published PC and/or Digital console titles.
  • Experience developing levels for cover-based shooters is a plus.
  • Experience in VR is a plus.

Benefits:

  • No crunching - sane work schedule
  • Onsite in our cool, relaxed studio environment in Pasadena, California (we abide by California health & safety requirements to sure a safe working environment)
  • Vacation and personal days
  • Being part of a small multicultural team - we have developers from different countries, ethnicities and backgrounds.
  • Our team is proud to accommodate creative decisions from each and every team member, you will have influence on how the game you work on looks like.

How to Apply:

To apply, please send resume/portfolio to: jobs@funktroniclabs.com

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ABOUT FUNKTRONIC LABS

Funktronic Labs is a game studio forming playful connections between humans and technology. Focusing on games, VR/AR and other interactive media. The studio has been in existence since 2013, where they originally formed in Kyoto, Japan and eventually relocated to LA. Since then, Funktronic Labs have shipped multiple products across several platforms, winning multiple awards across VR/AR/game design.

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OUR RECENT WORK:

Fujii (VR) - A magical, musical hike through lush, chromatic VR wilderness. Bring dormant landscapes back to life by restoring native flora through light, water, and harmony, while collecting seeds to grow your own enchanted garden.

Wave Break - Arcade-style skateBOATING game, with a splash of guns, kickflips and explosions - set in an 80s crime-filled Miami Vice inspired world.

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