Every season we add new weapons, armor, ships, and more to Destiny. We are constantly working to make that process as smooth as possible, to help make our visions into reality!

As the Lead of the Player Gear System and Workflow team, you will help put new toys in our players’ hands. By working with your team, you will empower artists to make amazing new content at every release. This role stretches from working directly on the engine, to internal tools, to extending industry-standard software with custom functionality -- all aimed at bringing amazing content to life.


  • Guide a team of engineers and technical artists working on gear systems, helping translate team goals into actionable plans

  • Collaborate with artists and designers to develop technical solutions that meet their needs

  • Be a driver and advisor for technical decision-making in player rewards

  • Manage multiple engineers, providing support, technical mentorship, constructive feedback, and career development coaching

  • Build and maintain production-quality code using C# and C++


  • Ability to lead engineers through planning, developing, and shipping

  • Familiarity with creating efficient workflows

  • Consensus building with fellow engineers to jointly design, write, and review code

  • Ability to communicate with customers from different technical backgrounds to help them achieve their goals

  • Ability to build and maintain production quality C# or C++ code

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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

$162,000—$191,000 USD

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.