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Blizzard Entertainment

(Closed) Lead Dungeon Artist - World of Warcraft

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Blizzard Entertainment
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Irvine, CA

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a Lead Artist to help drive the art creation of architecture, cities, dungeon, raids, and PvP arenas within the World of Warcraft. We have been fostering epic experiences for over 15 years, and your goal is to help expand the world and build new dungeons, architecture, and structures. We want you to work closely with the Art Director and other art leadership to help drive the style forward.

Our ideal candidate has extensive experience with hand painted art styles and environment/architecture/world art leadership on one or more AAA games.

LEADERSHIP DUTIES

  • Create environment or architecture models and other benchmark assets
  • Be the voice of the dungeon environment art team
  • Provide guidance during creative discussions with design and art leadership
  • Make decisions that keep the production moving forward
  • Partner with production to ensure schedules and plans meet business needs
  • Partner with art management to ensure team is healthy and strong

DAY TO DAY TASKS

  • Provide direction for the dungeon art team. This includes over-painting screen captures, manipulating 3D models and painting textures
  • Work closely with the Art Director to help achieve a consistent vision
  • Partner with Art Manager to maintain heath of the team
  • Self-driven, passionate, creative problem solver, and a great team first attitude
  • Ability to identify, mentor and grow talent
  • Communicate with production, design, and other departments

YOUR BACKGROUND

  • 7+ years of experience creating 3D architecture for film or video games with some leadership experience
  • A thorough understanding of 3D art software
  • Extensively played and understand the visual style of World of Warcraft
  • Able to collaborate closely with others and inclusive decision-maker
  • Self-driven, passionate, creative problem solver, and a great team first attitude

SEND US

  • Resume
  • Portfolio website

COVID-19 Hiring Update:

Weโ€™ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and weโ€™re continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each personโ€™s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. Weโ€™ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiencesโ€ฆever. Join us!

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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