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The minions of hell grow stronger! Our family of skilled developers is growing! Our backgrounds are varied, but we all share a passion for the dark, gothic, and macabre. If you value a tight-knit team that celebrates self-expression and a multi-disciplinary approach, then join us on the Diablo IV team!

The Diablo team is looking for a skilled 3D Level Designer with experience building environments using Unity, Unreal or other similar 3D level-building tools. Level Designers need to be able to build fun and exciting environments that look and play excellently.

Location flexible: This role is anticipated to be a hybrid work position, with some work on-site and some work-from-home. The potential home studio for this role is Albany, NY or Irvine, CA.

Responsibilities

  • Build vast gameplay spaces by sculpting terrain and using a mix of greyblock and real assets.

  • Collaborate with other designers and artists to build compelling gameplay spaces.

  • Give feedback and constructive critiques of the work of peers.

  • Gather feedback and translate it into iterative improvements.

  • Support gameplay vision by participating in ideation and presenting blockouts to the team.

  • Work through technical problems and develop solutions

Requirements

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience doing Level Design work

  • Familiarity with level design theories and practices

  • Experience with any proprietary terrain sculpting tool (Unreal, Unity, Maya, etc)

  • Experience planning layouts in Illustrator, Photoshop, or other similar applications

  • Ability to maintain a positive demeanor in a highly collaborative and iterative team environment

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.

Pluses

  • Making content in any genre that uses an isometric camera

  • Artistic eye, capable of crafting phenomenal visual compositions

  • Experience in Pipeline development and Process improvement

Required Application Materials

  • Resume with a link to your portfolio

  • Cover letter including:

  • What games you are currently playing

  • Your experience with open world games

  • Your favorite world or level in games

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.

Rewards

We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;

  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;

  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;

  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;

  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting https://www.benefitsforeveryworld.com/.

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $29.81 - $55.14 Hourly. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.

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