Technical Level Designer (Mid-to-Senior level)
DescriptionAbout Mass Virtual:
Are you looking for a team where you can work alongside some of the most imaginative and innovative creators in the industry? Look no further!
At Mass Virtual, we put the Reality in XR, creating Augmented, Virtual, and Mixed-Reality experiences as close to Real as they come. We hire the best in the business, so every team member is part of a family that supports and challenges you every step of your journey. We have a diverse and inclusive team and a fun, family-oriented culture that encourages collaboration, sparks creativity, and supports essential work-life balance.
If your passion is to create in or support a dynamic, agile, fast-paced environment, you have found your home. Every project we take on and every member of our team makes a difference. Take a step into a career with Mass Virtual and help us take Reality to the next level in XR.
About the Role:
Mass Virtual has an immediate opening for an Instructional Designer (Game/Level Designer) who has at least two years of professional (outside college) experience designing levels for games, serious games, or VR/AR. The ideal candidate will have a passion for designing creative layouts, scripting, and sound design.
What you’ll be doing:
-Implement learning modules using game engine level editor and scripting language
-Proficient in level design layout, scripting events, 3D sound design, 2D design documentation, and all things gameplay-related
-Execute the learning design direction and be responsible for development from intial concept to final quality
-Provide level performance profiling and optimization passes
-Take part in user testing sessions and ensure feedback is recorded, assessed, and applied
-Proactively solve issues and seek feedback to ensure your work is always the best it can be
-Work with stakeholders to assess needs and develop effective learning experience solutions across a variety of disciplines including Engineering, Design, Subject Matter Experts, and more
-Ensure your work meets technical standards and is bug-free
-Work with asset developers to ensure consistent, high-quality run-time performance is maintained
-Approach complex challenges head-on, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to discover, understand, and translate learning requirements into actionable items
What you need to succeed:
-Excellent sense for creating outstanding user experiences
-Experience designing levels for multi-user environments
-Strong spatial and layout skills
-Excited, passionate, proactive, and self-motivated
-Must be able to adapt to new technologies
-Good communication and writing skills
-Must be eligible to obtain Security Clearance (U.S. Citizenship required)
Great to have:
-2+ years of professional experience as an Instructional Designer or relevant degree
-Experience in high detailed Virtual Reality environments
-Experience with 3D art packages such as Maya, 3ds Max, etc.
-Experience in Adobe Creative Suite
-Understanding of Instructional Design theory and practice
-An open-minded, collaborative culture of enthusiastic creatives and technologists
-We prioritize work/life balance by providing flexible schedules PLUS a competitive PTO and holiday package
-Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Short-term, Long-term and Accidental Insurance
-401k after one year of service
-Spacious, ergonomic, and modern office space, equipped with a kitchen that is stocked with snacks, drinks, and access to delicious coffee
-Fun and exciting team building activities