Senior Level Designer

Bethesda Game Studios - Austin, Design

Bethesda Game Studios is seeking a talented Senior Level Designer to join our Austin team. The Senior Level Designer will design, build, script, and maintain level content for our games.

Responsibilities

  • Create high quality open world multiplayer level content
  • Use proprietary toolset to design, build, script, and optimize game areas
  • Work closely with lead level designer to ensure consistency, scope, and quality of content
  • Work closely with environment art, quest design and systems design teams to ensure game areas meet established art and design goals
  • Review levels and provide constructive feedback to fellow designers to help improve the product
  • Serve as a product owner for content-related strike team initiatives
  • Maintain legacy content and make required bug fixes
  • Assist in mentoring junior members of the design team

Requirements

  • 5+ years of professional Level Design experience
  • Experience shipping a AAA game or patching/maintaining a live game
  • Excellent sense of 3D game space and environmental storytelling
  • Experience designing, building, and populating game levels
  • Experience with text-based scripting languages
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Strong familiarity with a variety of open world multiplayer games
  • Candidate must be self-driven, with a strong focus and attention to detail
  • Candidate must supply a portfolio featuring examples of their work
  • Candidate must be willing to take a level design test

Desired Skills

  • Experience with level design using modular kits
  • Experience creating content for an online multiplayer game
  • Creative writing and dialogue
  • Experience using quest tools
  • Experience with The Elder Scrolls Construction Set or GECK
  • Strong familiarity with BGS games, especially Fallout
  • Experience creating content for and supporting a live game

What to Expect

Submit to a Position

You will receive an automated email confirming we have received your resume.

Due to the high volume of applications received, it's not possible for us to respond directly to each candidate.

Don't see your desired position listed? Apply under "General Application" instead!

Recruiter Call

If you are selected, you will be contacted by our team for an initial phone screen to chat about your previous experience.

You may go through one or two phone interviews, and possibly a follow-up Skype call.

If your qualifications do not match the criteria of a current position, your resume will be kept on file.

Site Visit

The next step will be an invitation to come out and meet the team at the studio for onsite interviews.

In the event that we choose not to move forward at any point in the recruiting process, we will let you know.