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Blizzard Entertainment

Associate Writer, Overwatch Global Publishing

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Blizzard Entertainment
πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ Irvine, CA

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a skilled writer to join the Overwatch Global Publishing team and contribute to a variety of writing needs. This position requires a relentless attention to detail, a varied toolbox of writing styles and voices, and a consistent ability to balance multiple varied projects under tight deadlines. In addition, this person will need to quickly develop a deep understanding of Overwatch in order to best communicate to our audiences across various platforms.

Responsibilities

  • Support excellent written communication to Overwatch player communities
  • Draft clear and concise game updates to support patch notes, store updates, and more
  • Contribute to official Overwatch blogs, including content deep dives and editorial articles
  • Provide copy for our many digital content platforms, including Battle.net, the Overwatch website, the Overwatch shop, and more
  • Facilitate asset creation with our internal creative team
  • Partner with the Overwatch development and publishing teams to gather correct and complete information, including copy reviews across teams

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in English or creative writing, communications, marketing. or related field or equivalent work experience
  • One year experience with brand communications and professional writing
  • Demonstrated success working with large teams to drive measurable results
  • Experience owning projects and driving their success, especially with multiple stakeholders
  • Deep familiarity with online player communities across platforms like Twitch, YouTube, etc.
  • Ability to analyze data to make conclusions and recommendations

Pluses

  • Experience writing a professional blog or managing a social media account for a large brand
  • Project management training and experience
  • A passionate gamer possessing ample experience with Blizzard games
  • Existing strong personal network within Blizzard’s communities

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter, which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Blizzard
    • What familiarity you have with Overwatch
    • Any relevant knowledge or experience with the gaming industry and live events
  • Selected candidates will be asked to provide writing samples

**Only submittals with Cover Letters will be considered.