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The Minions of Hell are growing stronger...

Are you a skilled Cinematic Designer? Come Work with us on Diablo IV and help us create something extraordinary.

Our team of highly skilled designers are growing. Our backgrounds are diverse, but we all share a real passion for what we do. We believe that if you’re looking for a tight-knit crew that celebrates self-expression and embraces collaboration, we will be a phenomenal fit for you.

Stuff We Will Trust You With

As a Cinematic Designer, you are responsible for the setup, implementation, and maintenance of real-time cutscenes using Blizzard’s proprietary engines. You will work together with individuals across various teams to troubleshoot issues and maintain a high-quality standard across all cutscenes. The ideal candidate has a strong sense of how gameplay and cinematics work together to tell a cohesive story, a basic understanding of gameplay pacing and mechanics, and broad technical skills that compliment an artistic eye.

Responsibilities

  • Setup real-time cutscenes across multiple IPs using Blizzard’s tools

  • Communicate with Designers and Leads to improve readability of visual storytelling and establish continuity of the story with gameplay

  • Assist with technical implementation of cutscenes and real-time cinematic content

  • Work collaboratively, receive feedback, and constructively critique peers

  • Collaborate with writers, artists, animators, and game designers

And yeah, you will need these things to apply

You may wonder what it will take to be successful in this role. Have good, technical understanding of game engine pipelines, technologies, limitations, editing tool conventions, scripting, troubleshooting, and debugging game content types. As well as experience with cinematic language, camera composition, pacing, tone, and narrative structure.

Application Materials

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

  • Demo Reel / Portfolio showing examples of cinematics built using a game engine tool

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.

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.

COVID-19 Hiring Update: 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.

Blizzard Entertainment 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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