Level Designer at Mrs Wordsmith

Kjartan Vidarsson
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Level Designer at Mrs Wordsmith

Unread post by Kjartan Vidarsson » 06 Apr 2022, 11:28

Level Designer at Mrs. Wordsmith Copenhagen

We are seeking a skilled Level Designer to join our small tight knit studio in central Copenhagen.

We are currently developing Word Tag: A 3D action platformer with embedded vocabulary learning.

The studio
The founding principle of the studio is to combine learning with state of the art game development. We consider ourselves to be game developers first and foremost as we believe a fantastic game is essential for the learning aspect to be successful.

This studio is part of Mrs Wordsmith, an educational company, with offices around the world, that aims to make kids laugh while learning. We mainly collaborate with the London office, where a team of literacy experts ensure that the learning aspect of the game is backed by the latest and best research into reading development.

The team
The Word Tag team is made up of around 10 passionate game developers. It is a healthy mix of young and experienced talent. Each member is extremely talented in their field and all of them are super nice people. The team size also means that each member has a large impact on the game. The hierarchy of the team is shallow and the decision makers are highly accessible.

Your role
You will be designing 3D levels for Word Tag that enhance gameplay and promote exploration. The level design development will be in close collaboration with our Level Designer and Game Designer to combine learning activities and platforming gameplay in unique and fun levels. We are inspired by platforming games such as Super Mario 64, Crash Bandicoot, and Super Mario Odyssey.

What you’ll do
- Work in Unity 3D
- Use ProBuilder to block out levels
- Collaborate with game programmers and artists to develop fun and polished levels
- Refine levels based on team feedback, user testing and metrics
- Contribute ideas to gameplay and worldbuilding

Skills & requirements
The core requirement is to be passionate about level design.

- Portfolio demonstrating 3D level design experience
- Experience using Unity and ProBuilder
- Knowledge or interest in spatial design principles and worldbuilding

Nice to haves
- Experience with game design and balancing
- Experience developing mobile games

- The main benefit is to be part of the fun and collaborative environment the amazing team has created over the last couple of years.
- 30 days annual leave - comprised of 25 days annual leave plus 5 days feriefridage
- Freedom to work from home or from the office
- Very competitive salaries
- Pension scheme

Word Tag

The game is available on iOS and Android:
Word Tag: Epic Adventure Game on the App Store https://www.google.com/url?q=https://ap ... IYObZlhpZ0
Word Tag: Adventure Word Game - Apps on Google Play https://play.google.com/store/apps/deta ... l=en&gl=US

Contact us
Please send a letter of motivation for the position as well as a portfolio that contains level design examples.

Kjartan Vidarsson, Producer, kjartan@mrswordsmith.com

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