RAVEN SOFTWARE, developer of numerous award-winning games, including the Call of Duty franchise, is looking for a passionate Junior Designer to join our team as we continue developing the best game experiences in the industry.
This is an entry-level, temporary position.
Ideal candidates are an excellent and persuasive communicator, have experience with first-person shooter (FPS) games, fierce skills in competitive FPS games, an aptitude for critical thinking and analysis, boundless creativity, a good visual aesthetic, solid scripting ability, strong sense of special design, extensive knowledge of the Call of Duty games, and a deep passion for playing videogames.
This role will work alongside experienced Raven Designers to complete content for our high-profile games. All Designers work on in-game content. This is a great opportunity to further develop skills, help the team, and improve your portfolio and see your work on the market.
Work closely with Senior Designers to deliver world-class gameplay experiences
Research subject matter relating to the design objective to ensure the authenticity of the experience
Implement the team’s vision for the game levels
Play builds of games in-progress and provide prioritized, constructive feedback
Work with teams throughout development to help create levels that meet team expectations
EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
Practical understanding of the design process including level design, weapons, AI, controls, UI, etc.
Functional command of a commercial 3D level editor (Radiant, UnrealEd, Hammer, UnityEd, etc.)
Working knowledge of GSC, C++, C#, Lua, or another scripting language
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must work creatively in a demanding technical environment
Can quickly learn and master new tools and implementation techniques
Absolute passion for playing and making the industry’s best videogames
We use Radiant, so having previous experience with it is a big plus.
We use GSC for scripting, so knowing it is another big plus
Shipped game experience
Experience in another game development discipline (Art, Engineering, Animation, UI, Sound, etc.)
Mod community experience
Film industry experience
REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS
Cover Letter which includes:
What excites you about working for Raven Software
What abilities or skills make you stand out against all the other applicants
Give specific, real-world examples of where you meet each job requirement
Focus on relevant experience to the position you are applying for
Demonstrate your track record of conceiving and implementing excellent gameplay
If you have a portfolio, showing off finished work is highly recommended
* Only submittals with Cover Letters will be considered.
** Depending on previous experience, you may be required to complete a Design Test.