Video Game Level Designer

(NOC 5241)

Career Description

Level designers create the graphics and look of the individual levels or modules of a video games.

Duties May Include

They work with and take direction from video game designers to ensure their levels fit the design of the overall game. They may work as part of a team to craft various parts of the video game, including the overall look, story and game play.

Examples of Titles

Video Game Graphic Designer

Where They Work

Video game level designers generally work in cities. Sometimes they will work from their homes but most time they work in an office environment. Many new media companies use open air concepts for their offices.


Video game designers will often work longer hours than 9-5 Monday to Friday. Approaching deadline and release dates for the video games they are producing will increase the hours which they work.

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Information Technology - Game Development and Entrepreneurship Bachelor; Honours
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Animation - 3D Diploma; Online
Graphic Design Diploma; Online; Advanced
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Carleton University
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Interactive Multimedia and Design (IMD) Bachelor
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Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Applied Arts in Animation and Visual Effects Bachelor; Honours
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Concordia University
Montreal, Qu├ębec, CA

Related Program(s):
Computer Science (BCompSc) Bachelor; Co-op
Film Animation (BFA) Bachelor
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Modified on April 07, 2022