Do you love the challenge of designing great gameplay? If so, we have the job for you! Bungie is looking for collaborative, creative, and detail-oriented Gameplay Designer for Marathon.
As a Gameplay Designer, you will work closely with the entire Design Team designing, crafting, and implementing a robust sandbox of gameplay systems and content. You will collaborate with team members from other disciplines and areas to drive a holistic gameplay experience.
Creative compelling second-to-second gameplay experiences
Produce necessary artifacts and documentation to communicate gameplay needs and goals
Collaboratively design, implement and balance top notch player systems, such as in-game controls, traversal, health, damage feedback, and abilities
Make the gameplay experience accessible and inclusive
Work with engineering, audio, VFX and animation artists to make in-game cause-and-effect clear to players
Develop well understood goals that match the creative direction of the game
Intuitive understanding of how second-to-second action games work and why people play them
Previous experience working as a sandbox/systems/gameplay designer or similarly working on action-centric titles
High degree of expertise with sandbox systems design and low-level game feel
An understanding of game engines, technology, and the game development process
Collaboration with designers, artists, programmers, musicians, testers, and producers to achieve a common goal
Demonstrable oral and written communication skills
Experience with many modes of online play
Designing for live-service games and products
Listed below is this role's base pay range. In other locations that Bungie has approved for remote work, this pay range may be adjusted up to +/- 10% and some roles may be classified as non-exempt (hourly). This range is determined by an array of factors, including training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and market demands. Additionally, it is subject to change and may be modified in the future. In the journey to make incredible worlds, Bungie employees don't simply do meaningful work - they receive meaningful support. Competitive salaries and discretionary bonus opportunities are just the start. We offer comprehensive healthcare coverage, generous 401(k) matching, flexible time off policies, paid parental leave, social clubs, and so much more. Check out our benefits page: Benefits - Bungie Careers to see all the perks that come with joining Bungie.
Bellevue Pay Range
Bungie full-time (non-contract) employees in the U.S. also receive:
20 days of accrued time-off in the form of PTO and sabbatical days, depending on the level of the position
10 paid Floating Days annually, prorated in the first year of employment based on start date
10 paid Bungie-observed holidays annually
One hour of Paid Sick Time (PST) for every 30 hours worked
Contract and International FTE employees receive competitive benefits through their relevant contracting agency.
So you don't meet every requirement listed in this job description? Do you think your experience level is not where it needs to be? Studies show that women and people of color are less likely to apply to jobs unless they believe they meet every single qualification. Bungie is focused on building a diverse, inclusive, and equitable workplace. If you're interested in this position but your past experience doesn't line up perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we want you to apply anyway. The right role for you may be right around the corner!
Most Bungie full-time employees will adopt a digital first approach allowing remote work in Bungie approved locations (outside of positions identified as 100% onsite in Bellevue/Seattle, or individuals preferring a hybrid/flex environment). Prospective full-time employees located outside of CA, CO, DC, FL, GA, IL, MA, MD, MN, NC, NJ, NY, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA, or WI will need to establish residency in one of the states we are compliant in within 45 days of a start date. Contractors will follow a digital first approach adhering to the location guidelines agreed upon by our third-party employer/vendor and Bungie. Bungie’s remote policy is subject to change at the company’s discretion.