This job listing expired on Nov 22, 2023

Blizzard is looking for a highly motivated and talented Character Concept Artist to join our Overwatch art team in Korea.

In this role, you will use your concept and drawing skills to bring new characters and creatures to life and expand the horizons of Overwatch.

Your broader experience with game development and the character pipeline will help you work collaboratively with designers, 3d artists, technical artists and animators to ensure that you are always putting gameplay first when it comes to developing amazing characters.

In short, you’ll be part of a close-knit, collaborative community of artists, engineers, and designers in our Korea Studio whose sole goal is to make a truly epic and immersive game experience.

Sound fun? If you’re up to the challenge of helping realize the next epic Blizzard title, we want to hear from you!


  • Develop character concepts and skins including character sheets, movement studies and detailed breakouts for equipment and weapons

  • Assist Lead Artist and actively cooperate with internal production teams, including 3D Character Art and Tech Art, to confirm game assets meet technical requirements

  • As part of the larger Overwatch team, you will be an active participant in team art discussions, and reviews as well as give/receive constructive feedback

Minimum Requirements


  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in animation, film or game development focusing on conceptual artwork

  • Experienced with digital content creation tools such as Photoshop, Painter, etc

Knowledge & Skills

  • A deep understanding of human and creature anatomy and a keen eye towards form, shape, structure, and silhouette in regards to illustration and design

  • Excellent eye for light, value, composition, and color

  • Able to carry an idea from the conceptual phase to the finished illustration and an understanding of translating these ideas to real-time game environments

  • Clear and timely communication skills

  • Understanding of the distinctive Overwatch visual style and a passion to push it to the next level

  • Fluent in written and spoken Korean

Key Attributes

  • Passion for Overwatch

Extra Points

  • Experience in crafting visual designs that support gameplay-oriented goals

  • Playtime that can demonstrate a deep understanding of Overwatch

  • A resident of Korea or have a valid working visa

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.

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.

Application / Portfolio Instructions

  • Submission of resume and cover letter is required

  • Submission of portfolio demonstrating relevant skills is required

  • All artwork submissions should be online (e.g. website, blog or online album).

  • Art test is required.

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 videogame 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.