Associate Level Designer


Next Level Games is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nintendo Co. Ltd.

We’ve been passionate about video game development for 20 years now, shipping award-winning games for fans across the world and still going strong. Some of our titles include Super Mario Strikers, Mario Strikers Charged, Punch-Out!!, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Metroid Prime Federation Force and most recently Luigi’s Mansion 3.

At NLG, we believe that a project finds success when we all work together in harmony. Therefore, we place careful consideration to building and nurturing an environment where everyone feels welcome and has fun in the process of achieving our shared goals.



We are looking for a Junior Level Designer who’s eager to learn the unique Nintendo philosophy of making great games. Help us create our next great adventure!



  • Use proprietary 3D Level Editor Tool to architect game worlds.
  • Collaborate with the team to devise, document and champion new ideas.
  • Work together with design leads, artists, and programmers to bring ideas to life.
  • Script player experiences and adventures.
  • Provide and embrace constructive feedback to raise overall game quality.


The ideal candidate will:

  • Have Completed a full cycle of building a game with the focus on Level Design.
    • e. Completed Final School project(s) or personal project(s).
  • Demonstrate strong composition and layout skills in a 3D space.
  • Have experience with a 3D tool package (Maya, Blender, Unreal, Unity etc…).
  • Scripting or Programming experience is a plus.
  • Can collaborate extensively within a team, clearly communicate ideas and follow a vision.
  • Be self-motivated and eager to take ownership of their work.
  • Love and play Nintendo games is a bonus.


We wish to thank all applicants in advance; however, only those under consideration will be contacted. We are currently only considering applicants residing in Canada and/or those who already have work eligibility.

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