Systems Designer (Mid-Level to Senior) - World of Warcraft

Boston, Massachusetts, United States | Design | Full-time | Partially remote


Proletariat, a Blizzard Entertainment studio, is seeking a Systems Designer to join our team for our work on World of Warcraft (WoW). In this role you will devise, craft and implement game mechanics for progression, combat, and reward systems to enrich the player’s in-game experience. As a Systems Designer, you will work collaboratively and cross-functionally to ensure that features work cohesively with the overall direction of the game or expansion.


  • Build and balance systems that guide the players through the game by making the most fun activities the most rewarding activities to increase player enjoyment and retention.
  • Incubate systems concepts/features and drive them forward from pitch to implementation
  • Collaborate with our Design, Production, and Art teams to create a comprehensive, united game experience.
  • Partner with your lead, peers, QA, and producers to plan, implement, document, and test features to ensure a polished experience for players.
  • Contribute to and participate in our culture of inclusion and diversity to foster a positive experience for all employees.
  • May mentor or manage junior designers to help them develop professionally and level-up their skills

Your Background:

  • Extensive professional experience in a game design role preferably crafting reward/incentive systems, or a similar equivalent.
  • An understanding of player motivation and rewards in MMOs, particularly in Blizzard products, preferred
  • Strong math, statistics, and organizational skills preferred
  • Excellent written communications skills that can be used for comprehensive documentation
  • Familiarity with Excel and/or relational databases
  • Familiarity with game engines and engine editors preferred

Send us:

  • Resume/CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Link to your portfolio

What We Offer:

  • Healthcare, dental, and vision, most of which are 100% sponsored by Proletariat to cover you and your family.
  • Flexible PTO Policy with a focus on minimum time away, rather than maximum.
  • 401K plan with generous matching contributions.
  • Wellness reimbursements and discounts
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Our office is currently still remote, but we look forward to moving to an optional hybrid model in the future. If you’re based outside of the Boston-area and you’re not looking to relocate, we understand! Just let us know your situation during your phone screen conversation, and we’ll see if we can accommodate making a remote hire!

EEO Statement:

Proletariat Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Accommodation Request: We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.