Bad Robot Games is hiring a
Technical Designer, Systems

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Founded by Bad Robot (Lost, Cloverfield, Westworld, Star Wars, Star Trek), we at Bad Robot Games are on a mission to continually reinvent how stories are played.

We are a remote-first games company represented by a diverse team, which empowers us to make the kinds of games in which all players can see themselves. Working closely with our colleagues at Bad Robot Productions, our projects unite our extensive network of games, TV, and film industry talent to create original IPs, expansive worlds and tell new stories across all media platforms which are as fun to watch as they are to play.

Bad Robot Games is looking for a Technical Designer that is a high capacity individual contributor who loves systems and combat design, Unreal implementation, and collaborating across all departments to deliver quality features.


  • Creatively design and implement meta-progression systems
  • Drive gameplay systems from concept to a shippable state
  • Work alongside Engineering to implement game systems in Unreal
  • Prototype new combat and progression systems rapidly
  • Help to track down and fix issues in existing systems


  • 3+ years of game industry experience
  • 3+ years of Unreal experience, including networking
  • Experience with scripting languages
  • Proven understanding of shooter gameplay mechanics
  • Passion for meta-game loops and progression
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • All of our roles require up to 10% air travel. Examples include Studio/Team Offsites, Team/Studio Events, etc.


  • Proficient in C++, C# or equivalent object oriented programming
  • Shipped at least one game on Unreal
  • Experience with Sequencer and/or UMG in Unreal Editor

Annual Salary Range: $85,000 - $105,000

Our ranges are based on California market rate regardless of work location in the US.

Find out more about our benefits and team on our careers page!

Bad Robot Games recruiters will never ask you for money or to provide financial information during our recruiting process. Scammers often request money transfers for Visa processing fees or travel expenses, as well as personal information including passport info, social security numbers, credit card or bank account information.Bad Robot Games recruiters will never use personal email (including @gmail) accounts when contacting candidates. We also do NOT interview or screen candidates over messenger or text-based chat. All communication will be tied to badrobotgames.com

Bad Robot Games is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.


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