Featured Studio – Level Ex

Looking to work on something a little different at your next role? How about building detailed medical games of extreme situations that are played by hundreds of thousands of doctors? If that sounds intriguing, you should check out Level Ex. The team is made up of veteran game devs who come from major development studios like LucasArts, Activision, EA, Telltale, Wargaming, Zynga, and many others. Today this experienced team is unleashing their game design, development, and art skills on unsuspecting medical professionals. The Level Ex team prides itself on infusing realistic graphics, fun challenges, and best practices of game design into their surgical scenarios. As they put it, they are “a video game studio creating professional video games for physicians.”

The rapidly-expanding studio is located in the heart of Chicago in the River North neighborhood. They have grown since 2016 from only 4 employees to over 60 currently, and they just posted numerous new openings across a variety of disciplines. Check out some of the roles they’re currently looking to fill:

  • VFX Artist
  • UI Artist
  • Technical Artist
  • Software Engineer
  • Senior Game Designer
  • Product Data Analyst
  • Physics Programmer
  • Lead Programmer
  • Graphics Software Engineer

Interested in learning more? You can read more in this Chicago Tribune article from early last year, or you can check out this presentation on Gastro EX that they did at SIGGRAPH this year: