4A Games is a multinational video game development studio with offices in both Malta and Ukraine – known for its atmospheric first-person shooters Metro 2033, Metro: Last Light, ARKTIKA. 1, and our latest release, Metro Exodus.
Established in Kyiv, Ukraine in 2005, the studio was founded by a passionate team of game industry veterans with the goal of creating AAA-quality games for gaming PCs and then “next-gen” game consoles. In 2014, the studio moved its headquarters, along with more than 50 team members and their families, from Ukraine to Malta.
Currently, at the heart of the company there are over 150 talented designers, programmers, artists, effects specialists, and writers from all over the world, with diverse and unique backgrounds – bringing countless years of experience in and love towards software development and computer games in particular.
What are you working on?
- Genres: Shooter
- Platforms: PC, Console
For which tasks (responsibilities)?
We are seeking a talented Game / Level Designer to join our team. The job will require building our game worlds and realizing the vision of the greater design team, developing the plot, theme and rules, and ensuring the highest level of quality immersion is maintained to the level of standards appropriate with our studio pedigree.
Work closely with other Game Designers and Creative Director to bring the game’s vision to reality.
Build worlds and experiences to the highest level of immersion and believability.
Work with programmers to craft the gameplay experience.
Develop basic underlying principles of the game (game mechanics, levels, etc.).
Use the in-house technology (4A Games Engine) for game creation.
Create and control execution of all essential tasks assigned to other departments using a bug tracking system (Jira).
Test self-created game content as well as the one created by other teammates.
Create necessary accompanying documents for generated and controlled tasks.
What kind of professional are we looking for?
Work experience in the Game / Level Design position (at least 2 years).
Actual experience with or knowledge of other AAA game engines, licensed or proprietary.
Extensive game mod creation experience.
10+ years of gaming experience (playing).
Any higher Technical, Art, or Humanitarian education.
A completed Game Design course.
Equivalent job experience.
Ability to learn tools quickly and adapt to in-house software.
A passion for games.
Fluency in Ukrainian.
Why do we enjoy working here?
Comprehensive benefits package available.