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Human Head Studios, Inc.

Madison, Wisconsin - United States
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Level Scripter

Description

Human Head Studios, Inc. is seeking a Level Scripter to work on our current projects at our Madison, Wisconsin video game development studio.This person will work in tandem with Level Designers in the complete production of a set of levels, from up-front design to bug-fixing the levels prior to shipping. Using the game engine’s editor and scripting language, he/she will design and implement the more complex level scenarios and game play systems that go beyond simple triggering and element placement.

We are looking for someone with initiative, solid design sensibilities, and an eye for all the components that combine to create engaging and entertaining experiences.

Responsibilities:

  • Designing engaging scenarios in partnership with the Level Designer that support and enhance the goals of the level
  • Scripting scenarios and cinematics from early prototype through to final polish, from prototype rooms to fully implemented and tested experiences
  • Ensuring technical efficiency of the levels, scenarios, and the script code itself
  • Integrating assets from other departments to develop and refine the scenarios


Qualifications:


  • A passion for crafting exciting and engaging scenarios
  • Proficient with modern programming practices
  • Good problem-solving, debugging, and troubleshooting skills
  • Experience with an existing level editor and game scripting language (Unreal 4 preferred)
  • At least one shipped game or significant experience on a mod team
  • Good communication skills (written and oral)
  • Ability to work well within a team

Pluses:

  • Strong 3D math background
  • Strong visual storytelling ability
  • Knowledge of core artistic principles and cinematography

General Job Requirements:

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • Live in the United States and be willing to relocate to Madison, Wisconsin
  • Be a self-starting, hard working individual capable of maintaining focus within a rigorous, deadline-driven production schedule
  • Able to work closely on a day-to-day basis with others of different disciplines in an open, team-oriented environment
  • Have a passion for games