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Level Designer (Mid/Senior)

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We’re looking for an experienced Level Designer to join the Hipster Whale team to support the Crossy Road Castle project.

Ideally, you’ll be Melbourne based and already hold a Visa allowing you to work in Australia. We’ll consider a remote position for the right candidate, and we offer flexible hours.

  • Construct, test and iterate arcade game levels
  • Help find the pace, humour, and balance of tight arcade gameplay
  • Generate new concepts and ideas to enhance the user experience
  • To work creatively within an existing framework
  • Analyse player feedback data to improve usability
  • Maintain an understanding of industry standards, best practices, and industry trends
  • Use creative problem solving to resolve development challenges
  • Proven working experience in the games industry
  • A portfolio showing levels which you have built. We’re particularly interested in fast-paced, arcade style gameplay but we’re also keen to see puzzle design
  • Experience working in a team environment and a willingness to dive into additional tasks that might come up
  • Good attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Working knowledge of Unity
  • Able to incorporate feedback and take/give direction well
  • A good sense of humour
  • An enthusiastic love of platform games
  • Scripting/programming skills

Please email us at with [Name – Level Designer] in the subject line. 

The email should include:

  • A cover letter explaining your suitability for the role
  • Your CV containing a link to your portfolio or reel
  • Please highlight 1 or 2 (max) designs which you feel best showcases your work for this particular role. A video capture of one of your levels being played is ideal.

We will do our best to respond individually to all applicants. We really look forward to seeing your work!

Applications close Friday, 14 January 2022.