Job Details


Jan 13, 2023



Closing Date

Feb 10, 2023

Sony Playstation

Systems Game Designer

Why PlayStation?

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.

The PlayStation brand falls under Sony Interactive Entertainment, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Corporation.

Systems Game Designer

Sony Interactive Entertainment, PlayStation

San Diego Studio

We have an opportunity with San Diego Studio. We seek a Systems Game Designer with a passion for baseball to join the team and work on MLB The Show. This role will focus on teaming up with other team members on 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 design skills to the product. 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 thoughtful, inquisitive 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.

We need your help with:

  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams including product development, UI/UX design, art and engineering to brainstorm, design and implement fun and innovative gameplay
  • Creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, and prototypes to effectively communicate gameplay and design ideas
  • Presenting to peers and partners while clearly communicating design rationale
  • Researching and experimenting with new implementation and creation techniques
  • Learning and promoting standard processes, and sharing these with other cross-functional teams

You’re good at:

  • Demonstrating design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Keeping up to date with the latest design trends, techniques, and technology
  • Creating logic trees, flow charts and analytical/mathematical balancing
  • Communicating and exhibiting strong social skills

Bonus points for:

  • Experience working on:
    • Sports video games
    • Games with RPG mechanics
    • Live services


At SIE, we consider several factors when setting each role’s base pay range, including the competitive benchmarking data for the market and geographic location.

Please note that the base pay range may vary in line with our hybrid working policy and individual base pay will be determined based on job-related factors which may include knowledge, skills, experience, and location.

In addition, this role may be eligible for bonus and SIE’s top-tier benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, matching 401(k), paid time off, wellness program and coveted employee discounts for Sony products. Click here to learn more.

The estimated base pay range for this role is listed below.

$70,200 — $105,200 USD

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.

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