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As an Assistant Lead Quest Designer on the World of Warcraft team you will be equal parts creator and mentor. This is a split responsibility position where you are excited to both build excellent quests and repeatable content, as well as to provide direction for the execution of major content and features. As a leader you will help designers on the team grow their skills and careers, provide feedback and guidance to ensure our content meets the world class quality bar, and lead by example with your own creations. We value diverse voices and varied backgrounds, and we're looking for individuals to help us build fun, compelling, and inclusive gameplay experiences for World of Warcraft.

This role is anticipated to be a hybrid work position, with some work on-site and some work-from-home. The potential home studio for this role is Boston, MA.

What you will do…

  • Mentor team members through crafting and iterating designs, and on implementation best practices.

  • Contribute to the long-term vision of the game’s quest and outdoor world experience.

  • Communicate and coordinate goals, tasking, and approvals between the various world teams.

  • Provide constructive feedback for your team and help them achieve their design goals.

  • On-board and mentor team members through creating and iterating designs.

  • Work with production and other leads to manage the team’s schedule.

  • Collaborate with WoW’s other disciplines to build high quality experiences while integrating their teams’ goals with your own.

  • Partner with QA and production to plan, implement, document, and test features.

  • Champion work / life balance for your team.

  • Promote, contribute to, and participate in our culture of inclusion and diversity.

To succeed you must have…

  • Extensive quest content or outdoor world repeatable content experience. You’ve been responsible for designing significant chunks of game content from concept to completion.

  • A strong desire to succeed through others by understanding their needs, advocating on their behalf, and providing support and guidance as required.

  • Familiarity with World of Warcraft questing and outdoor content.

  • The ability to consider feedback from multiple conflicting viewpoints and provide design guidelines for teammates to make the best overall decision.

  • Experience providing direction in the development of major features.

  • Experience managing and/or mentoring others.

  • The ability to effectively communicate in both written and verbal format.


  • Resume

  • Cover Letter, which should include a bit about you and why you are interested in working on World of Warcraft in this role. Cover letters are not required but are strongly encouraged.

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! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

Accommodation Request: We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to [email protected]. General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.

Our World

At Blizzard Entertainment, we pour our hearts and souls into everything we create. Best known for iconic video game universes including Warcraft, Overwatch, Diablo, and StarCraft, we’ve been creating genre-defining games for millions of players around the world for more than 30 years. We’re on a quest: bring our dreams to life and craft the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Hard work, iteration and polish go into the Blizzard “secret recipe,” but the most important ingredients come from talented people who share our vision. If that sounds like you, join us.

The video game industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.


We provide a comprehensive benefits package to promote health and wellness along with financial security. Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance;

  • 401(k) with Company match

  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;

  • Wellness program, free and discounted games, and voluntary supplemental life;

If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting our benefits page.

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $80,800.00 - $149,400.00 Annual. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.