Senior Systems DESIGNER

Job Description


Traega Entertainment is looking for Senior Systems Designer that is a passionate crafter of compelling gameplay systems.

You are experienced in systems design with shipped titles that demonstrate your prowess. You take initiative with creative solutions for problem solving. Your technical mind and scripting knowledge enables you to create prototypes of your creative visions. You are experienced in collaborating with multidisciplinary team members to create compelling, memorable user experiences. You are dedicated and organized, bringing cohesion to the systems you create.

We understand that the lingering effects of the COVID-19 outbreak may delay the ability to relocate for some candidates. The safety of our employees and their families come first, and we although we continue to monitor the situation, the expectation is that you will come and work with us in our new and spacious studio in the Nashville area.


  • Create exciting gameplay systems that support the creative vision of the game

  • Collaborate with Senior Management and other members of the Design team to define and implement core gameplay systems

  • Prototype gameplay systems for evaluations by the Lead Game Design and Senior Management for inclusion into the game

  • Iterate on your gameplay systems based on playtesting feedback

  • Ensure a noteworthy game through close collaboration with multidisciplinary team members

  • Conduct gameplay evaluations providing feedback and suggestions to help fine tune and improve the user experience

  • Locate and fix bugs in both your own and your colleague’s work

  • Mentor junior designers on the team



  • Minimum of 5 years game development with a Systems Design contribution to at least one shipped AAA title

  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4 content tools and level editing pipelines

  • Scripting Experience, particularly with UE4’s Blueprint tool

  • Ability to quickly adapt to new pipelines and content tools

  • Positive attitude, strong work ethic, and the ability to motivate a highly collaborative team effort

  • Ability to mentor junior members of the design team

  • Ability to anticipate, prioritize, and coordinate work efforts to meet objectives

  • Passion, enthusiasm, and experience designing a variety of system types

  • Excellent documentation skills to create clear, cohesive specifications and flow charts for system behaviors


  • Multiple shipped AAA titles in Unreal Engine 4

  • Experience designing systems for multiplayer titles

  • Familiarity or adeptness with other areas of game development

  • Continued awareness of the latest tools, workflows, techniques, user experiences, and other development trends in the industry

  • Additional skills and competencies that could benefit a game development team


How to Apply

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    • "Application: Senior Systems Designer" in the subject line

    • Resume

    • Cover Letter

    • Link to portfolio or work examples