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Black Ice Studios - Veterans Team looking for Experienced Level Designer

COMPANY PROFILE
Black Ice Studios Ltd is a small, independent game development studio composed of several veteran professionals in the game industry (Mass Effect 2, Tomb Raider, Call of Duty, Miner Wars, Heroes of Newerth …). BIS currently sports a solid team of twenty talented individuals with skills ranging from project management, game design, and 2D art to software engineering, 3D modeling and animation, and even voice acting. Black Ice Studios is working on its first game, “Ashes of Mankind” with the expectation of a crowdfunding campaign through Kickstarter by the end of the year.

WHAT THE COMPANY OFFERS YOU
Black Ice Studios will be unable to offer any upfront or immediate compensation to the developer who fills this role (which is also the case for current developers), however, your time and talents are viewed as an investment towards the game and will be compensated for – pending a successful campaign through Kickstarter. Beyond monetary compensation, BIS hopes to provide the developer who fits this role with the opportunity to work collaboratively with several like-minded individuals.

ABOUT ASHES OF MANKIND
Ashes of Mankind (AoM) is a Player-versus-Player, Group-Based, Tactical Third-Person shooter with survival elements. Players find themselves fighting for survival on the alien planet Ortus in the year 2151. Here 20 teams of 4 players must battle to escape a hostile world.

PROFILE WE ARE LOOKING FOR

We are currently mainly looking for a Level Designer with experience with UE4:

  • Ideally, 2+ years experience with UE4 as a Level Designer,
  • Experience with profile and optimization,
  • Experience with World Composition is a plus,
  • At least one shipped game (credited), indie or AAA, is a big plus,
  • Be willing to spend a few hours per week on Ashes of Mankind.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: PAST EXPERIENCE OF THE TEAM (Games only)

Gears of War
Tomb Raider
Ninja PVP
Mass Effect II
Call of Duty Black Ops II
Metro Last Light
Miner Wars
Saints Row IV
Titanfall
Strife
Heroes of Newerth
Black Desert Online
Starbound
Assassin’s Creed Serie

Our website: www.ashesofmankind.com
Some screenshots and concepts we have put together for you: http://developers.ashesofmankind.com/doku.php?id=aom_showcase
Internal Progress Video: https://youtu.be/wh1xcrBFEP0 (a bit outdated now)

You can contact me on the forum or via Skype (ajmdavid) or email: adriend[at]blackice-studios[dot]com

Hi there! I know you mentioned you have some people on the team that can do voice over, but let me know if you need any more talent in that department!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cWcVkiN23Vk