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Destiny Rewards Area Lead

Company: Bungie
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Do you love helping players feel rewarded for their efforts? Enjoy tinkering with systems to optimize player engagement and retention? Are you an expert organizer who excels managing large swaths of data? If so, we want you on our team! Bungie Studios is looking for a motivated, organized, team-oriented Rewards Area Lead to help ensure Destiny's reward systems continue to remain industry-leading.
As the Rewards Area Lead, you will work closely with Creative Leadership and help guide teams of developers responsible for designing and crafting high quality reward, economy, and pursuit systems. You will ensure that your teams collaborate well with peers from other teams to improve the Destiny reward experience to drive retention and engagement. You will champion adherence to rewards frameworks and help validate release deliverables. And you will mentor and guide your teams to ensure their work creates amazing player experiences and advances their design craft.
During these uncertain times and rapidly changing environment surrounding COVID-19, all positions at Bungie are subject to onboarding and working virtually/remotely.
You are the leader of multiple interdisciplinary teams who create a compelling economy and pursuit ecosystem in Destiny. You will be accountable for:

  • Maintaining high-level Area Goals and validating alignment with overall game vision
  • Communicating and championing overall Area Goals and their relevancy to product
  • Validating Area work is properly aligned with and supportive of overall game vision for each release
  • Assisting with planning, tracking, theming, and alignment with external teams for all relevant release rewards
  • Maintaining framework and taxonomy documentation for current+1 release year of rewards
  • Collaborating with external teams to maintain proper balance and distribution of earned rewards
  • Maintaining and championing external team alignment with frameworks
  • Validating impact and scalability of any modifications to frameworks with impacted stakeholders
  • Validating asset creative direction as it relates to thematic guidelines of earned and paid content


    • Experience successfully leading multiple teams of developers through several game development cycles
    • Experience hiring, training, mentoring and managing peer and junior developers
    • Passion for interdisciplinary collaboration and effective compromise
    • Proven ability to interpret and achieve high-level experience goals set by game directors
    • Commitment to creating a positive work environment
    • Self-motivated with an ability to inspire and motivate your team
    • Extensive knowledge of how reward systems and in-game economies function and why people engage with them
    • In-depth understanding of game engines, technology and the game development process
    • Experience with many modes of online play (cooperative, competitive, shooter, MMO, etc.) and long-term investment (ARPG, MMO, mobile, gacha, etc.)
    • Outstanding oral and written communication skills
    • Excellent math skills, great game feel sense, and systems design rigor


      • People management experience
      • Discipline-leadership experience

Keywords: Bungie, Bellevue , Destiny Rewards Area Lead, Other , Bellevue, Washington

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