Job Opportunities

Working at System Era

System Era Softworks is an independent game development studio located in Seattle, WA. We are always looking for talented and passionate people to join our team as we build Astroneer and beyond.

System Era is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our studio. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We look for candidates who are eager to join a team with a varied set of backgrounds, experiences, interests, and viewpoints.

Current Open Positions

Studio Operations Manager

System Era is looking for an enthusiastic and experienced operations manager to help keep our studio environment welcoming, creative, and efficient. In this role you will be the nexus of information for our team members on all things facilities, events, policies, benefits, and more. Your strongest skills are your organizational thinking, collaborative spirit, and positive approach to problem solving. From keeping the office tidy, to keeping our calendar full of exciting events, to helping establish educational opportunities for the team, you are dedicated to providing creative people with an environment they can truly thrive in.

This is a full time role based in Seattle, WA. Compensation includes competitive salary, benefits including full medical, vision, and dental coverage, generous PTO policy, 401k with corporate matching, and may include relocation assistance. We look for candidates who value joining a team with a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences, interests, and viewpoints, so we encourage you to apply if you believe you have something positive to contribute. To apply, please send your resume to mentioning the role in your subject.


  • Serve as the first point of contact for employees and external contractors for questions regarding facilities, policies, benefits, events, and more.
  • Serve as point of contact for the facilities landlord, utilities, and other vendor services.
  • Assist the leadership team with light HR duties including some benefits enrollment, managing job postings, and coordinating on-site interviews.
  • Lead office moving and space planning efforts, executing intra-office moves as needed.
  • Responsible for office shipping, mailing, inventory, billing, and maintenance requests.
  • Proactively maintain and update the general office space, ensuring the studio is neat and tidy and the kitchen is well stocked.
  • Foster and maintain positive team morale and engagement by planning monthly social events, volunteer opportunities, annual company picnic, holiday party, and more.
  • Assist with and promote studio educational efforts like in-house and external training days.


  • 5+ years experience in a management, operations, or administrative role, not necessarily in the games industry.
  • Understanding of facilities management including managing vendors, billing, and inventory.
  • High emotional intelligence and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Passion for establishing and maintaining good studio culture.
  • Dedication to working in a professional, inclusive, and supportive environment.

Nice To Have

  • Previous experience working in a creative industry such as games, film, television, fine arts, theater, etc.
  • Human Resources training or experience.
  • Recruitment experience.