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Senior Systems Designer

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Senior Systems Designer

Do you dream about creating worlds imbued with real value and consequence? Can you find the fine line between a reward that encourages players to have fun and an incentive that enslaves them? Can you devise a way for a player to grow while preserving the delicate balance of an action game? If you answered yes to these questions, Bungie wants you on our team as our newest Senior Systems Designer.

During these uncertain times and rapidly changing environment surrounding COVID-19, all positions at Bungie are subject to onboarding and working virtually/remotely. Once the studio is fully reopened, most work is expected to be performed in-person at our main headquarters in Bellevue, Washington.


  • Collaborate with an interdisciplinary team to create a wide variety of pursuit and reward based systems that complement Destiny activity content
  • Perform advanced scripting and tool work
  • Design and create sustainable systems that excite and engage players
  • Design creative additions and improvements for existing systems and events
  • Tune gameplay values to create compelling moments and a satisfying progression curve

Required Skills

  • Professional experience as a designer
  • Experience working with game development software and tools
  • Experience building reward and progression systems
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience owning features or leading small teams
  • Desire to work as part of a large team and ability to take feedback and direction appropriately

Nice To Have Skills

  • Technical experience writing text-based scripts to manage game systems (scripting in a Lua, Python, or similar language)
  • Multiple shipped game systems within the console space
  • Experience working on games as a service/live content