Position: Level Designer

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Level Designer

Just Add Water is looking for a Level Designer – Applicants should be passionate about creating and implementing, compelling fun missions from a block out (white box) stage to completion. They should also have a genuine interest in playing games of all types.


This is a great opportunity to break into the games industry for anyone with knowledge of Unity and a strong portfolio of level design work. It’s a full time role working on a highly anticipated title. You must be able to legally work in the UK.


  • Design and implementation of new levels using Unity
  • Implementation and development of existing design mechanics and missions/levels
  • Work to a functional brief, within technical constraints
  • Critically review the product at each development stage
  • Iteratively balance and fine tune game-play elements
  • Ensure feedback is assessed and incorporated into the design where appropriate
  • Understand and work within project requirements and constraints
  • Work closely with other disciplines within the development team to resolve issues as they arise
  • Pro-actively identify potential upcoming design problems and propose suitable solutions



  • Strong working knowledge of game editors and visual scripting tools
  • Good working knowledge of the technical restrictions and specifications for various game consoles
  • Good understanding of game design fundamentals
  • Responsive to deadlines and works well under pressure
  • Good communication and documentation skills, able to accept and follow direction from concept/block out to final stages
  • Collaborates productively within a multi-disciplined team environment, including artists and coders
  • Able to work effectively with minimal levels of guidance, prioritising and scheduling your own work
  • Resourceful, practical and self-critical thinker, self-motivated and organised
  • An analytical approach to game play
  • 3D modelling skills would be advantageous but not required
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