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Sr. Level Designer (Apex Legends)

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Requisition Number: 161036

Position Title: Sr Game Designer

External Description:

Apex Legends | Level Designer

Respawn Entertainment is hiring! We’re looking for a Level Designer to join our passionate Apex Legends team at our Vancouver location.

We are looking for someone who’s excited to contribute to our team culture and share his/her hard-earned expertise to create memorable and intuitive maps.  We’re picturing someone who is creative and has strong level design sensibilities, who can invent and execute, and who values providing players with a fun experience as much as we do.

 What you’ll do...

  • Create and own large scale multiplayer maps iterating though gameplay blockouts in a live playtest environment
  • Work closely with all disciplines – code, art, design, audio, animation, FX – to create fully playable maps
  • Work within pre-defined metrics of an established game world with a growing set of competitive gameplay mechanics in a live environment
  • Be forward thinking and pro-active in terms of finding ways to improve the players experience through map design with minimal direction.
  • Embody pragmatic game development values – values prioritization and making hard trade-offs and choices.
  • Champion a gameplay first mentality while helping realize the creative vision for taking players to new worlds
  • Be an advocate for improving the design of the map creation tool set & workflow.
  • Establish best practices for the level design team and lead by example.

Ideally, you will have…

  • 3+ years' professional experience in game design.
  • Proficiency in a 3D modeling package such as Maya or Max.
  • A strong portfolio with examples of finished multiplayer maps.
  • A passion for games and the fundamentals of multiplayer map design.
  • A passion for problem solving and taking ownership & responsibility.
  • Strong hands on skillset and the desire to take map designs from vision to playable experiences.
  • The ability to analyze metrics or other feedback methods to evaluate and improve your work.

 

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Company Profile:

Electronic Arts is an innovative tech company that creates incredible experiences for millions of players around the world. But what matters most is our people who inspire us, and the world, to play. As we bring new forms of entertainment to people around the world, we need innovative, collaborative, diverse and adaptable people to keep making Electronic Arts better.

EEOText: About EA We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game. Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

Date Opened: 2020-05-19 21:55:22.863

EEO Employer Verbiage:

About EA

We exist to inspire the world to play. Through innovative technology and immersive storytelling, we deliver new ways of experiencing worlds of interactive entertainment for our millions of players worldwide. Our strength lies in the diversity of our people, combining creativity, innovation and passion. We fully champion inclusive culture, and provide opportunities for growing, learning, and leading that allows for the most impactful and rewarding work of our teams’ careers. 

 

We put our people first, and we make sure they’re taken care of both in and out of the office. As we reflect on our learnings and successes from remote work, we aim to provide dynamic, collaborative and flexible work environments for our teams. Our employees connect through our Employee Resource Groups, which are actively involved in driving business decisions every step of the way. But our support doesn’t end at the workplace—we also encourage a balanced lifestyle with paid time off and new parent leave, free video games, fitness reimbursement and more. 

 

Our goal is to provide a safe, respectful and inspiring workplace for all of our employees. Through our diversity, equity, inclusion and social responsibility programs, we’re doing the work to give everyone the space to be their full selves while giving back to our community. We’re looking for problem-solvers, game-changers, innovators, dreamers, doers—people that are ready to move the needle and build on our success. As our industry accelerates, we aren’t just keeping up—we’re staying ahead of the game.

 

Electronic Arts is an equal opportunity employer. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Electronic Arts also makes workplace accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities as required by applicable law.

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