Encounter Designers are responsible for the ongoing development of high-quality raid and dungeon content in World of Warcraft. This includes creative design, technical implementation, and careful attention to details such as balance and polish. The ideal candidate will have proven design experience, outstanding people skills, an aptitude for critical thinking and analysis, a keen eye for aesthetics, boundless creativity, and a longstanding passion for playing games.

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.


  • A minimum of 3 years of game development experience, including midlevel or senior experience on a shipped product

  • A minimum of 2 years of content creation experience (encounter design, level design, or other)

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Highly self-motivated and collaborative

  • Able to work creatively in a demanding team environment

  • Experience playing through many dungeons or raid encounters

  • Absolute passion for playing and making computer games


  • Knowledge, understanding, and familiarity with Warcraft Universe and Lore

  • Non-design development experience (artist, programmer, etc.)

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Required Application Materials

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

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 a true work/life balance. We’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 experiences…ever. Join us!