Puzzle Level Designer

Things for Humans
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Posted
August 11, 2022
Full Time
Melbourne, AU
Remote
$65,000 - $70,000 AUD

Things For Humans is a pop-music game studio based in Melbourne. We have received substantial development funding and are seeking a passionate and professional Puzzle Level Designer for the project!

 

THE PROJECT:

Our current project is A Halloween Valentine - a 3D puzzle adventure pop-album set in a haunted amusement park on Valentine's Day. We are aiming for a puzzle style that lies between Portal and the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time. The game is scoped for a 2-year development cycle.

 

WHY YOU SHOULD WORK FOR US!

We have a full salaried 4-day work week (i.e. paid at full-time wages still with 4 weeks annual leave per annum, but only 30.4 hours of work a week!), we approach game development as a structured, healthy, and safe professional passion, and work in a gorgeous co-working space (ACMI X) among other screen-industry folks. We are open to part-time and other flexible working conditions and heavily encourage creativity and growth.

 

We heavily encourage everyone with interest to apply - even if you don't think you meet the requirements! We care about creativity, collaboration, and continued growth.

 

MAIN DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Concepting puzzle-level designs
  • Blocking out puzzle-level designs in Unity
  • Using level design tools in Unity
  • Collaborating with Creative Director on puzzle-level designs

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Game Design, Design, Architecture, or another relevant field.

 

Required Experience:

  • Professional experience in level design
  • Experience working in a team
  • Experience using Unity

 

Desired Experience:

  • Experience in designing logic puzzles
  • Experience working on console titles - in particular the Switch

 

Skills:

  • Advanced level design skills
  • Excellent collaboration and communication skills
  • Excellent ability to motivate self and manage own time

 

ADDITIONAL DETAILS:

  • JOB TYPE: Full-Time Fixed Term
  • REMUNERATION: $65,000 - $70,000 AUD plus Superannuation
  • LOCATION: ACMI X, Southbank (Victoria, Australia) \*\*Please note that we are unable to accept applications from outside Australia.\*\*
  • RELOCATION AVAILABLE: No

 

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send an email with a short cover letter (1 page or less), resume, and portfolio addressed to Jacob Leaney with the subject ‘Level Designer Application’.

About 
Things for Humans

Things For Humans is a pop-music game studio based in Melbourne. In 2021 we released the award-winning title Video World on PC and Nintendo Switch, and are currently working on our second commercial title A Halloween Valentine - a comedic, pop-song puzzle adventure set on a haunted Valentine's Day. We have received substantial development funding and are seeking a passionate and professional collaborator for the project.

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