Associate Level Designer (Unreal)

Well Told
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September 2, 2022

Hey there!

Well Told is an indie game company that focuses on balancing good stories and tight gameplay for cutting-edge platforms and mediums. We are working on an unannounced 3D title in Unreal Engine and are seeking a level designer to utilize our kits to assist with level creation.

If you’d like to know more, send us an application! We’re excited to meet you.


Job Details

  • Freelance, Remote, Temp.
  • ~ September 2022 – March 2023
  • Location: Orange County, CA


Responsibilities include:

  • Work closely with the Design team on level designs.
  • Design and greybox level spaces for use in a procedural dungeon.
  • Design and implement combat encounters, and script cinematic and gameplay events.
  • Create replayable spaces and gameplay moments that are fun for players to play time after time.
  • Collaborate with the art and creative teams to set dress atmospheric and evocative environments.
  • Playtest in-development work and effectively deliver feedback to the team.
  • Collaborate with Technical Designers and Engineers to improve level design tools.



  • Passion for creating fun, action-packed spaces.
  • Experience designing and building single-player maps.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to describe your designs, and receive and deliver feedback.
  • Passion for learning and developing your skills.


Bonus Points:

  • Experience with Unreal Engine
  • VR Experience
  • Knowledge and experience of modern FPS games.


Recommended Materials to Submit:

  • Please provide a video example of levels you have contributed to as a level designer.
  • If you haven’t shipped any games, that’s fine! Are you active in any Mod communities? Show us what you’ve done!
Well Told

We are an independent game studio that strives for high-agency narrative experiences in unique player-focused universes.

We believe that high-agency narrative content is the future of gaming, and as a young team we have specialized in cutting edge games storytelling for our 5+ years together.

From our own intellectual property in and out of VR to branded branching narratives partnering with Night School Studio, Telltale Games, Netflix, and more, we have touched every aspect of the narrative development pipeline and are eager to share our experience with partners, publishers, and fellow companies alike.

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