Job Description

This is a 40 hour work-week contract opportunity with our Game Studio client in Redmond, WA.

343 Industries is looking for a Systems Designer to work on our Sandbox that spans across all of our experiences set in the Halo universe. Our ideal candidate possesses a strong understanding of the theory and craft of combat systems design. This individual is responsible for helping design and finely tune the movement, weapons, and vehicle experiences among a host of other items.  This individual must demonstrate excellent communication skills with the ability to work effectively with artists, animators, producers, and others. They have a passion for creating a finely tuned sandbox shooter experience and have an exceptionally high bar for gameplay quality.

Skills & Requirements


  • Implement Weapons/Vehicles/Player Abilities from paper design through ship under the guidance of the Lead Weapon/Vehicle/Player Designer.
  • Script gameplay capabilities such as weapon functionality, vehicle tuning, and player abilities.
  • Work closely with all disciplines, such as 3d art, engineering, animation, fx, audio, and test to ensure cohesive player experience.
  • Work closely with engineers to develop and maintain level building functionality.
  • Playtest and iterate on content to ensure highest quality.
  • Embrace the philosophy that there are multiple effective designs that can fulfill a goal.
  • Highly motivated and contributes to a positive working environment. 

Qualifications & Skills

  • 3+ years working as a developing core mechanics on a first person/third person shooter title
  • Deep understanding of gameplay and game design theories and practices
  • Proficient in using game editing software such as Unreal, Unity, Frostbite, etc.
  • Experience in using a text based scripting language (C#, LUA, UnityScript, etc.)
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • A love for shooters in general

How to Apply

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**Must be eligible to work in the U.S. and sit on-site at our client in Redmond, WA**

About the Company

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