Lead Level Designer

Permanent employee, Full-time · Rotterdam

Your mission
We at Vertigo Studios, the largest VR games developer in the world and part of the Embracer Group, are growing, which is why we are currently looking for an experienced Lead Level Designer to join the team in Rotterdam.
The ideal candidate is passionate about developing high quality player experiences in VR. If you have the desired level of development experience combined with a positive creative energy and you are looking for your next exciting challenge, then we should meet!


  • Collaborate with the leadership team in creating a high-level plan to design, implement and validate the levels
  • Co-ordinating the effort of the level design team across disciplines to build levels that showcase the core mechanics and storytelling/world building
  • Manage the workload and productivity of a team of up to five level designers
  • Identify and implement process improvements that enhance team creative expression and productivity 
Your profile
  • Experienced in creating levels throughout the full development cycle for console/pc action-adventure games
  • An in depth understanding of the Unity and/or Unreal level creation pipeline
  • Highly organized/forward looking and skilled in communicating design information across disciplines
  • Fluent in English
Bonus points for
  • Spatial design and environment modelling skills
  • Narrative or mechanics design experience for console
  • You do hands on work in the engine to demonstrate best of class implementation
We offer
  • A company culture that values a healthy work-life balance.
  • Room to learn, grow and share your creative input.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Pension plan (50% own contribution, 50% paid by employer).
  • Free train commuting when living outside of Rotterdam.
  • The latest VR hardware and titles which you can borrow and take home.
  • Health benefits such as fresh fruit at the office.
  • Office with a panoramic view, located in the city center of Rotterdam.
About us

Vertigo Games is a multi-platform VR  entertainment company with offices in Rotterdam & Amsterdam (NL) and Los  Angeles, California (USA).

With experienced teams in the areas of Studios, Publishing and Arcades, the company develops, publishes and distributes a growing portfolio of quality VR games that offer a novel, powerful and full-featured gaming experience both in- and outside of the home.

In 2020, Vertigo Games joined the leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, Koch Media, now PLAION (a subsidiary of the Embracer Group), adding VR gaming to the Group’s global network.


In 2021, the company announced it has five more high-end titles in the pipeline for the coming years.

We are looking forward to your application!
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