Senior Systems Designer at Microsoft

Senior Systems Designer Details

Dec. 18, 2018, 7:25 a.m.
People Manager
Redmond, WA
passionate design team Senior Systems Designer
343 is looking for a Senior Systems Designer to work on our next epic, systems-driven Halo Campaign. We are looking for a seasoned individual to manage, architect, document, and help drive systemic gameplay within our Campaign experience. Key responsibilities will focus on building and help manage a passionate design team, working closely with other disciplines to design systems as well as tools for the Campaign team. While working closely with the Campaign Director, the ideal candidate will need strong communication skills to pass on both vision for the game as well as give and illicit critical feedback from their team.

Help drive and communicate vision for the project throughout the team. Help build, manage, and mentor a team of Designers. Define work and priorities for their team throughout all phases of development. Create and review documentation and prototypes for Campaign game systems. Oversee, iterate, and give feedback on gameplay systems, as well as other aspects of the game. Collaborate with other key team members and across disciplines, including engineering, design, art, and QA. Help build, manage, and mentor a team of designers.
Requirements: 7+ years working in a senior or higher design capacity on AAA titles. Familiarity with RPG and Shooter game mechanics. Ability to learn proprietary toolsets and proven record of scripting/implementing within them. A working knowledge of industry standard game engines, design toolsets, scripting languages and production pipelines. Experienced manager and mentor. Bonus: A love for narrative based games and shooters in general A passion for the Halo franchise and games 343careers
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