Level Designer for VR stealth game Espire 1

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Description:
Digital Lode is an immersive media company located in the Docklands Cotton Mills, Footscray. We are are a team of VR evangelists working on a variety of realtime-rendered VR projects for desktop and mobile VR systems. Digital Lode contracts for other game developers, creates VR experiences for clients in a variety of industries, and develops our original IP “Espire 1: VR Operative“​ – a single player Virtual Reality experience with a focus on stealth, espionage and action. We are now expanding our team with contract, part and full-time roles!

We have a position opening for a contracting part time Level Designer, responsibilities listed below.

Responsibilities:
-- Ensure levels are water tight and accurate collision passes have been completed
-- Own the creation and implementation of fun and engaging level design from concept through to completion
-- Consider optimisation during creation to assist with cross platform performance
-- Work with the team to ensure environments match the concept of the game and there is consistency throughout the levels
-- Develop creative lighting of each environment to match the game design and maximise fun gameplay

Requirements:
-- Demonstrated experience designing levels using UE4
-- Understanding of Level streaming, Collision and Light baking
-- Excellent attention to detail with the ability to work to tight deadlines
-- Have a proactive and problem solving attitude
-- Ability to self manage, prioritise and work to deadlines
-- Work well within a team environment
-- Ability to work onsite (studio is in Footscray’s “Docklands Cotton Mills”)

Preference to applicants with:
-- Experience in designing content for VR, mobile, or multi-platform
-- 2+ year’s UE4 experience in a production environment
-- Perforce and JIRA experience
-- Knowledge of:
-- Material creation and optimisation
-- Optimizing and channel-packing textures
-- Level optimizations (Setting up and tweaking Level collision, ProxyLOD, HLOD systems, lightmaps, Instanced static mesh, etc)

To Apply:
Email us at contact{at}espirevr{dot}com with [LevelDesigner] as the subject heading.
Include your CV and link to an up-to-date folio with examples of your work. Please note, only successful candidates will be contacted.

Espire 1: VR Operative - Official Announcement Teaser Trailer