Soldiers, scientists, adventurers, oddities…game producers? The Overwatch team, passionate gamers at heart, is looking for a new hero to help us make Overwatch 2 - the globe-spanning sequel to Blizzard Entertainment’s acclaimed team-based FPS game.
Members of the Overwatch 2 team are driven to make the most fun and compelling experiences for our players. As a Game Producer for World Development, you will spend your days collaborating with both internal and external development teams responsible for developing Overwatch 2’s rich and vibrant world. Our goal is to always surprise and delight our players. We believe in maximum visibility and communication at the team level and with the people who play our game. This philosophy, along with the Blizzard values of “Gameplay First” and “Play Nice, Play Fair,” has made the original Overwatch one of Blizzard's most successful games, and it has forged a bond of trust with our worldwide player community that is extremely important to the development of Overwatch 2.
Are you the hero that has what it takes to coordinate Level, Environment and Technical artists to deliver the inspirational art of Overwatch? If you are passionate about what you do and how you do it, we’d love to hear from you!
This is a full-time position at our office in Irvine, California.
Drive pipeline development for one or more art disciplines
Own resource planning for art departments, coordinating across multiple projects
Help define and communicate dates and deadlines to internal/external team in an effective manner and drive the completion of goals
Facilitate and manage healthy communication throughout the team. Champion the team and its members. Foster a culture of open collaboration and trust
Identify, communicate, and work to resolve challenges that may prevent our team or our development partners from achieving goals on time
Maintain and execute on regular live service updates for Seasonal Map Pool
Communicate frequently with the production team on status, risks, and opportunities
Define and refine processes and workflows throughout the team
Maintain relevant team documentation
Previous experience working as a Producer or Project Manager on a game team, or equivalent
Shipped at least one game or live updates in a content production role.
Demonstrable ability to create, track, and maintain schedules, and facilitate complicated resource planning across multiple projects.
Skill to communicate effectively, accurately, and succinctly with key stakeholders.
Comfortable with ambiguity and able to drive towards clarity, strong collaborative problem solver.
Knowledge of software development and project management, including agile frameworks.
Prior experience in concept art, modeling, or technical art related development role.
Having an eye for art, design and in interest in fostering the creative process
A strong passion for Overwatch
Experience with online games
Expertise with Jira, Confluence, or comparable applications
Familiarity with art development tools Photoshop, Maya, ZBrush or comparable applications
BA / BS (or equivalent)