Something Wicked Games

Something Wicked Games is a new studio founded by creative and leadership talent behind some of the world’s best role-playing games including Fallout 3, Fallout: New Vegas, Fallout 4, The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, and The Outer Worlds. We create moving, impactful games in a collaborative, creatively autonomous environment.

Something Wicked Games is currently developing Wyrdsong, a preternatural RPG set in a semi-historical Middle Ages Portugal. We are a full remote studio looking for team members who are adventurous, confident, and purposeful.

Sr Systems Designer

We are seeking a Senior Systems Designer to join our team. This role will fundamentally shape our core game experiences.


  • Work closely with design leadership to design the core systems and features of the game
  • Write detailed design documents that can clearly communicate design goals and functionality
  • Propose, prototype, and iterate on game mechanics from ideation to delivery
  • Collaborate with other departments to execute and iterate on game mechanics

Minimum Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience as a Systems Designer with at least one shipped title
  • Development experience on role playing games
  • Experience with Unreal Engine


  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel
  • A passion for video games with knowledge of systems and mechanics from current game titles
  • Experience delivering in all stages of product development
  • Highly self-motivated and self-sufficient
  • Enjoy playing video games

Something Wicked Games is an equal opportunity employer. We bring unique talents together to build something special, that’s why we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.


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