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Level Designer (F2P mobile games)

Design | Leamington Spa, UK | Full Time

Job Description

Level Designer (F2P mobile games)

Kwalee is an expanding, independent mobile game developer based right in the heart of Leamington Spa, England, specialising in highly innovative and mass market F2P games.

The Company was founded by David Darling CBE in 2011 (he was one of the original founders of Codemasters). We have a dynamic, highly experienced team of developers, including the original creator of Micro Machines, who use their talents to create fun and exciting games.

As a Level Designer, you're highly creative, passionate about F2P mobile games and looking to progress your skills in next generation mobile gaming.


What you tell your friends you do

“I play games all day and every day and make features that players go wow!”


What you will really be doing

  • Designing our games to make them as successful as possible

  • Concepting, level designing, implementing and analysing the success of features


How you will be doing this

  • You’ll be creating levels and working in Unity game engine

  • You’ll be part of an agile, multidisciplinary and talented team and work closely with them


What have we worked on last quarter

We’ve been improving Tens! and developing several other exciting mobile F2P games which are due to be launched imminently



Our talented team is our signature. We have a highly creative atmosphere where you’ll have the opportunity to contribute daily to important design and technical decisions. You’ll work within an extremely experienced and passionate team, including David Darling and the creator of the original Micro Machines video game.


Skills and requirements

  • At least 3 years game design experience with at least 2 years working on successful free to play mobile games

  • Innovative, creative and strong problem solving skills

  • Logical mindset and analytics experience including running live game tests, analysing player behaviour, balancing economies, balancing gameplay

  • Proven ability to work at many levels, from high level concepts to detailed design implementation and balancing

  • A “self-starter” mentality

  • Attention to detail

  • Excellent communication & presentation skills

  • A strong interest in mobile games and play them daily


  • At least 2 shipped titles worked on from beginning to end

  • Experience with relevant game engines such as Unity or Unreal  and other related software packages e.g Photoshop


Salary and location

  • Salary is negotiable depending upon experience and proven track record plus company benefits and royalties sharing scheme
  • Benefits include private pension, private medical cover and life assurance
  • This job is based in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
  • The position involves working a minimum of 40 hours per week in our office
  • You must have the full right to work within the UK


What else do we offer?

  • A highly creative atmosphere with the opportunity to contribute daily to important development decisions
  • An extremely experienced and passionate team, including David Darling CBE and many other industry veterans
  • A very ambitious ethos - we are aiming to create chart topping mobile hits
  • Quarterly team building days - work hard, play hard!



If you are suitable for this role, please include the following with your application:

1) A covering letter stating why you are suitable for this particular role and provide examples of successful games for which you have been responsible for designing.

2) Your CV

3) Salary expectations