Hogwarts Legacy

AAA third-person, open-world, action RPG

UE4 - 20 Person Team - Not yet published

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RESPONSIBILITIES

Level Designer - Overland Team

- Implemented gameplay in the open world
- Mission support for missions in overland
- Adjusted terrain and foliage to guide players to gameplay
- Collaborated with concept artists and environment artists to flesh out environmental stories and improve landmarks
- Blocked out major terrain changes for environment artists
- Completed first pass on interior lighting of outside world indoor spaces and iterated with lighting team
- Documented lighting process for overland indoor spaces
- Created and helped to maintain new level designer onboarding documentation

Enemy Spaces Designer

- Blocked out enemy camp spaces for combat, stealth,
and exploration

- Hosted regular playtest sessions of camps for feedback, and iterated on camp designs
- Created roadmaps for camp progress and development
- Created map to show current state, sizes, and relationships of enemy camps and plan next steps forward
- Created design documentation for enemy camp design

 

 

ENEMY CAMP PROCESS OVERVIEW

RESEARCH

- Analyzed level design in open world games like Ghost of Tsushima, Last of Us 2, and Breath of the Wild

- Created vision boards and reference images for enemy camp spaces

- Researched current combat encounter metrics

PLANNING

- Created map to evaluate current state, size, and relationships of enemy camps

- Discussed current state of camps with leads and planned steps forward

- Created design documentation for enemy camps

- Pitched camp ideas to lead camp designer

- Created 2D layouts of enemy camps

BLOCKOUT AND ITERATION

- Blocked out camps to test scale, metrics, and sightlines

- Level designer overland team review

- Second blockout

- Environment artist team review

- Third blockout

- Final review with design leads

 

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**Work shown in these screenshots does not represent my work

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