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Virtuos France
Parc St Christophe
10 avenue de l'Entreprise
95800 Cergy

Date : 12.08.2022
Reference : AFJV-ECEP108-23606

Virtuos France

To be a part of Virtuos means to be a creator and aim at excellence.

At Virtuos, we harness the latest technologies to make video games better and more immersive than ever before. That is why we pride ourselves in constantly pushing the boundaries of possibility since our founding in 2004.

With over 3,000 staff in 16 studios around the world, Virtuos is one of the largest and most recognized game developers. Since 2004, Virtuos has contributed to hundreds of games on all major platforms. Our track record is full of achievements. Virtuos has worked with 18 of the top 20 game companies worldwide (Square Enix, Warner Bros., 2K, Ubisoft, EA, Activision, Sony, Microsoft...) by contributing to many of their largest AAA, New-Gen titles as well as shipping over 10 co developed titles each year in recent years. Virtuos aims at being the Number One game development partner by providing the best games and art to developers and publishers worldwide.

For our studio located in Montpellier, working on high expertise level projects (engineering, rendering), we are looking for passionate junior engine / rendering / tool programmers. If you are eager to address technical challenges and participate to the development of a small local team whilst getting the opportunity to cooperate with other international studios, it's time to start a career at Virtuos !


Avec plus de 3000 employés et 16 studios dans le monde entier, Virtuos est l'une des plus reconnues et des plus grandes compagnies développant des jeux vidéo pour les 18 éditeurs parmi les 20 plus renommés (Square Enix, Warner Bros., 2K, Ubisoft, EA, Activision, Sony, Microsoft...).

Pour notre studio basé à Montpellier, spécialisé sur des projets à forte valeur ajoutée technique, nous recherchons un.e Lead jeux vidéo (engine, rendu, outils) passionné.e de programmation et motivé.e par le challende de contribuer à la formation d'une équipe, la diriger sous la surpervision et avec l'aide du directeur technique du studio. Vous aurez l'occasion de coopérer avec des équipes des autres studios de Virtuos (Lyon, Paris, Dublin, Shanghai, Chengdu, Singapour...). Parmi les jeux récents auxquels nous avons collaboré figurent : The Outer World, Medal of Honor Above and Beyond, Dark Souls Remastered, Destroy all Humans ! , Marvel's Avengers ou encore Bioshock : The Collection.
Virtuos recrutement

Senior Level Designer

Permanent contract Cergy (95)

Position Duties

As a Senior Level Designer, you will collaborate with developers from prestigious studios to deliver the best user experience, following the game's creative direction. Supporting your team, you will be responsible for the development of maps and top notch gameplay situations in order to bring the game's vision to life.

  • Absorb the creative briefs and the creative vision of the game.
  • Design gameplay situations and map structures on paper, in a succinct and easy to understand format, in line with the game's vision.
  • Build greyblock maps and iterate on it until achieving predefined goals.
  • Test your maps, establish metrics and ensure they are respected over the entire development process.
  • Follow and transmit best practices to build maps in editors.
  • Provide rational level design documents when required.
  • Expand or subtract from existing maps and situations, according to the scope of the game.
  • Script and implement dynamic level design elements in the editor.
  • Nurture a team of designers, providing them with support and knowledge.

Candidate Profile

  • At least 4 years of experience as a Level Designer ; shipped at least one AAA game.
  • Graduated from Game Design or significant level design experience.
  • Unreal engine or blueprint scripting skills are required.
  • Ability to produce maps for varied gameplays (3D/2D, Action/Slow pace).
  • Familiar with the Environmental Storytelling.
  • Excellent communicator (spoken and written) ; English is mandatory.
  • Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team.

Personal qualities :
  • Initiative on problem solving ;
  • Interest in team development, sharing knowledge
  • Attention to details, thoroughness in development and documentation ;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and spoken ;
  • Efficient and autonomous.
  • Variety and depth of personal references (games, movies, art, culture, activities, etc).

Additional Information

What we offer :
  • Open and collaborative employee culture
  • Team buildings and company activities
  • Healthcare plan
  • Possible Work from home
  • Overseas work opportunities
  • Located in a green campus near RER
  • Meal allowance
  • Videogames and board-games library
  • Complimentary drinks
  • And more...


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