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Associate Systems Designer

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Associate Systems Designer

Bungie is seeking a technical, creative, and collaborative entry-level systems designer for the Destiny team. An Associate Systems Designer is responsible for assisting with the conception and implementation of systems that drive fantastic player experiences within the pursuits and rewards space. As an Associate Systems Designer you will learn how to build compelling reward systems that keep players invested in a continually evolving persistent world; working with a variety of different disciplines to produce a cohesive and rewarding experience.

An exceptional candidate is technically savvy, hungry to learn, and is excited about being part of a culture of collaboration where teams are stronger than heroes.


  • Work with a small team to create a wide variety of pursuit and reward based systems
  • Perform basic scripting and tool work
  • Learn basics of how to create sustainable systems that excite and engage players
  • Design simple systems or contained additions to existing systems
  • Tune gameplay values to create compelling moments and a satisfying progression curve

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree or industry experience
  • Experience working with game development software
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Desire to work as part of a large team and ability to take feedback and direction appropriately

Nice To Have Skills

  • 2+ years of industry experience
  • Technical experience writing text-based scripts to manage simple game systems (scripting in a Lua, Python, or similar language)
  • Created a finished game experience, either personally or with a small team