Uniting Women and Teenage Girls to Impact Their World
Home Invites Members Groups Events Videos News Photos Blogs Chat
Home > Career Center > Job Seekers > Job Search
Job Title: Environment Designer (Retro Studios)
Company Name: Nintendo
Location: Austin, TX
Position Type: Full Time
Post Date: 10/16/2019
Expire Date: 10/26/2019
Job Categories: Agriculture, Forestry, & Fishing, Research & Development, Writing/Authoring
Job Description
Environment Designer (Retro Studios)

Retro Studios
Founded in 1998, Retro Studios is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nintendo Company, Ltd.  Retro is a state-of-the-art game development studio, working in conjunction with Nintendo to bring award-winning games to Nintendo's cutting-edge next-generation platforms.  Retro Studios is located in beautiful Austin, Texas. With rolling hills, scenic waterways, abundant wildlife, vibrant music and film scenes, and a laid-back cosmopolitan culture, Austin is a dynamic city with an excellent quality of life.  Austin's sunny weather also supports a great range of outdoor activities, providing plenty of venues for top-notch game developers to recharge and unwind.



  • Design, implement, and maintain game environments in a highly iterative development environment.
  • Plan out thoughtful and intentional player experiences at both macro and micro levels.
  • Use proprietary toolset to design, build, script, integrate, and optimize game environments.
  • Provide constructive feedback for features, environments, and processes.
  • Evaluate and implement feedback from all relevant sources.
  • Write and illustrate clear design documentation.
  • Collaborate with other departments to ensure content meets established goals and parameters.
  • Foster a highly positive team culture by building consensus and using collaborative approaches to conflict resolution.

*This job description outlines primary duties and requirements and is not intended to identify all tasks that may be performed; individuals occupying the position may be required to perform other duties.  The company may modify job duties from time to time, either in practice or in writing.

Qualifications & Requirements
  • A minimum of 3
    years of experience in game environment design, including experience on a
    shipped 3D action adventure title.
  • Extensive
    knowledge of game environment design.
  • A working
    knowledge of standard industry game engines, design toolsets, and production
  • Willingness to be
    open and flexible when collaborating with others to achieve a design.
  • Rigorous and
    iterative design and ideation methodology.
  • Strong
    composition, narrative, and environmental storytelling skills.
  • Strong
    organizational, communication, and influencing skills.
  • A passion for
    Nintendo and Retro titles preferred.
  • Skill with Illustrator, Photoshop, and Maya
  • Examples of prior work must be available upon


We are an equal opportunity employer valuing
diversity…celebrating strengths.

Share |
Contact Information
Company Name: Nintendo
Company Description:

Please visit our employer showcase!
Apply Now | Forward Job to a Friend | More Jobs From This Employer

(Advertise Here)