ZeniMax Online Studios is seeking a Senior Progression Designer to join our studio for the development of our next AAA game. This is a chance to join an experienced group of developers in pre-production for a major new IP.

This role will serve under the Lead Monetization Designer to build progression and gameplay systems and hone them to industry-leading quality. A developer in this role will collaborate with leads and developers across all development disciplines in creating progression components for the game’s many features.


  • Work with the Lead MTX Designer in shaping the vision for progression across the product’s many features

  • Work with other design leads in developing holistic gameplay and progression systems aimed at a compelling engagement

  • Work to integrate progression features into game lore

  • Help grow the progression discipline. Mentor new hires in their career development

  • Design, create, and maintain documentation for progression systems and mechanics

  • Collaborate with all development disciplines to bring gameplay systems from early vision to industry-shaping final implementation


  • Deeply creative with a great sense of what makes gameplay fun

  • Expert understanding of progression and engagement features

  • Ability to work collaboratively in a cross-discipline development environment

  • Expert proficiency integrating imagery and text to deliver thorough, easy to understand design documents

  • Strong understanding of the discrete elements game systems are built from, and the ability to problem solve both holistically and on a per-component basis

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English required

Preferred Skills

  • Experience developing Open World games

  • Experience designing gameplay features

  • Experience in industrial or product design

  • Strong public speaking skills

  • Leadership and mentoring experience