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Sr. Systems Game Designer


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PlayStation isn’t just the Best Place to Play — it’s also the Best Place to Work. Today, we’re recognized as a global leader in entertainment producing The PlayStation family of products and services including PlayStation®5, PlayStation®4, PlayStation®VR, PlayStation®Plus, acclaimed PlayStation software titles from PlayStation Studios, and more.

PlayStation also strives to create an inclusive environment that empowers employees and embraces diversity. We welcome and encourage everyone who has a passion and curiosity for innovation, technology, and play to explore our open positions and join our growing global team.

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Sr. Systems Game Designer | San Diego Studio

San Diego, CA or Remote (must currently reside within the US)


We have an opportunity with San Diego Studio. We seek a Sr. Systems Game Designer with a passion for baseball to join our team and work on MLB The Show. This role will focus on leading one or more of our key game modes and continuing to tailor and advance the experience into the future.


The right person will bring their own creative perspective and skills to both designing and product owning. The ideal candidate designs from a place of empathy, is highly creative, is on top of recent trends, is a self-starter, and is capable of creating first class experiences. Does that sound like you?


San Diego Studio is filled with people who are smart, thoughtful and driven. We succeed because we rely on each other. If that is who you are or who you want to become, join us. We are seeking more of our type.



  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including product development, UI/UX design, art, and engineering to ideate, design and implement fun and innovative gameplay
  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, and prototypes to effectively communicate gameplay and design ideas
  • Present to peers and stakeholders while clearly communicating design rationale
  • Research and experiment with new implementation and creation techniques
  • Establish and promote best practices, and share these with other cross-functional teams
  • Scope work, to fit within milestone deadlines and deliver on time



  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Systems Game Designer
  • Demonstrate design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Be up to date with the latest design trends, techniques, and technology
  • Experience with logic trees, flow charting, analytical/mathematical balancing
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills


Desirable but not required:

  • Experience working on:
    • Sports Videogames
    • Games with RPG mechanics
    • Live Services



Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony 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.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.

Location: United States, San Diego, CA
Date found: 2022-11-03

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