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Systems Designer

  • Games Department
  • Full-time
  • Miami, FL
  • Remote friendly

2022-04-06 17:26:56 UTC

About Us

AEXLAB is a virtual reality technology studio. We create meaningful technologies that make people feel present and connected in virtual worlds for gaming, training, simulation and more. Our mission is to apply our technologies to further virtual reality as a first-class social experience.

In active development, we are building the ultimate VR first person shooter experience, VAIL VR. Our flagship title emphasizes tactical gunplay, high-caliber combat, and collaborative teamwork. Featuring social and matchmaking systems, players can find games for casual or competitive play. Forge lasting friendships and work together with your teammates to achieve victory.

The Role

As a Systems Designer, you will be responsible for designing complex economies and game systems from initial concept, to prototype, asset integration, tuning and polish with the support of senior designers. This position will be responsible for both implementation and balance of multiple systems that reach across the majority of the game. The ideal candidate will have a thorough knowledge of game design theory and tools, possess strong documentation skills, a desire to learn and level up their abilities, and have the talent to produce and implement quality work. This is your chance to define a new generation of gaming and entertainment.



  • Design and build player systems for a tense and action packed first-person shooter game

  • Deliver functional systems and iterate on them with the larger design team

  • Collaborate with UI Engineers and UI Designers to solve high level UX problems and present information to the player in a clear and effective manner

  • Design, iterate on and execute in-game economies

  • Work with Engineers to define how the player character interacts with the world around them

  • Generate documentation to clearly communicate ideas and goals to team

  • Spearhead and deliver work on time and on schedule



  • Extensive experience with C++

  • Passionate about games

  • Experience with Unreal Engine 4

  • 2+ years of game industry experience designing and implementing game systems

  • Deep understanding of game design

  • Very comfortable working in game editors and understanding engine/game constraints


Bonus, but not required:

  • Knowledge of Agile Methodology, Perforce, etc.

  • Strong, updated and current portfolio with samples of your work


AEXLAB is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace that seeks to hire, develop and retain the most talented people from a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. If you are passionate about the future of gaming, VR, and community, we’d love for you to join us.