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Your Mission

Welcome to Solid State Studios. We’re a new in-house studio, dedicated to developing the best AAA mobile games in the world. Our first project is a new AAA mobile title in the Call of Duty franchise, and we’re looking for great talent from mobile, console and PC backgrounds passionate about their work, who share our belief in what AAA experiences on mobile can and should be. We’re incredibly excited to build out our teams and get to work, and invite you to join us in making something special!

Your Profile

As a Content Designer on Call of Duty Mobile you will be responsible for helping to create and implement a vision for Call of Duty Mobile live operations content. You will bring the unique narrative, characters, and weapons to life through the design of seasonal themes, assets for battle pass, battle crates, lucky draws, holiday content, and other events. In addition, you will help create the ongoing overarching narrative for the title in the form of comics and narrative briefs that tie into content and feature drops. The perfect candidate has a passion for the Call of Duty franchise, has experience with narrative and visual storytelling, is familiar with mobile best practices and has worked in a fast paced live ops environment. Reporting to the Lead Content Designer, you will join a team of content and narrative designers who value teamwork, collaboration, constructive input, and the relentless pursuit of quality.

Main Mission

  • Conceptualize characters, weapons, and other assets with an emphasis on fast ideation and creative design through the use of mood boards and written narrative

  • Work with Lead and Art Director to develop and propose new seasonal themes and character briefs

  • Conceptualize and help write overarching narrative from Season to Season.

  • Consistently bring creative and fresh ideas to the table that will surprise and delight our player base

Minimum Requirements

  • 2 years working experience in a design role with at least one shipped product or having worked on a live ops product

  • Experience designing cosmetic assets for games

  • Experience with establishing narrative or visual storytelling

  • Comfortable developing visuals through the use of mood boards or concept art

  • Passion for playing and making video games

  • A positive and dedicated attitude with the ability to be collaborative in a team environment

Extra Points:

  • Familiarity with Call of Duty IP and storylines

  • Background in art and ability to provide paintovers or concept ideas

  • Previous experience designing for mobile devices

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

Your Platform

Solid State Studios is an emerging team within Activision Publishing focusing on both publishing and live-operations for Call of Duty Mobile dedicated to the development of AAA mobile titles. Designed around the singular focus of creating the best games in our space, ours is a mobile studio like no other. Developing in collaboration with Activision studios around the world, work on a new AAA mobile game in the Call of Duty franchise has begun.

It takes the industry’s best talent to make entertainment history, and while we have world-class franchises, infrastructure and resources, our success comes from a driven and diverse team of people producing greatness together. We’re looking for developers from mobile and PC backgrounds passionate about their work and who believe in realizing the potential of mobile gaming as much as we do.

Our World

We’re highly collaborative, relaxed, and deadly serious about creating incredible entertainment for passionate players around the world. We approach mobile development as a craft, and our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got you covered!

COVID-19 Hiring Update: While our Mobile Studio is based in Santa Monica, CA, we’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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