Are you passionate about creating exceptional games that captivate players? Do you have a deep understanding of game development and a desire to lead teams towards success? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to become the Overwatch Production Director at Blizzard Entertainment! As the guardian and Hero of our beloved game, you will play a crucial role in driving production excellence and ensuring the timely delivery of high-quality experiences for our players.
What you bring to the table:
Lead the production efforts for Overwatch, overseeing the entire development lifecycle from inception to post-launch support.
Mentor and guide the production team in defining and achieving their career goals.
Establish and maintain production pipelines, procedures, and tools that optimize development processes and facilitate seamless collaboration.
Plan and lead project schedules, milestones, and prioritization in collaboration with internal and external development teams.
Cultivate effective communication and collaboration between departments, addressing roadblocks and ensuring alignment.
Develop scalable processes for project scheduling, prioritization, task tracking, and problem-solving to achieve results while maintaining high standards of quality.
Stay updated on industry trends and development methodologies to build an outstanding production culture.
Nurture a creative environment, encourage, and empower the production team, resolve personnel challenges, and promote a culture of success.
Proven track record of growing, guiding, and encouraging production teams to achieve their full potential.
Strong organizational development capabilities with experience structuring teams to align with desired product outcomes.
In-depth understanding of game development subject areas and pipelines, particularly in relation to AAA games and production.
Self-motivated and proactive, comfortable with ambiguity, and driven to build structure and order within the production process.
Ability to thrive in a team-oriented environment, leading multiple sophisticated initiatives with various partners and teams.
Highly adaptable and capable of navigating constantly evolving conditions in the game development industry.
Proven ability to coach and mentor employees at all levels of the organization.
Familiarity with localization, quality assurance, submission, and build processes in game development.
Deep passion for playing and creating games, including experience with PC and console platforms.
10+ years of production experience
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.
Experience leading development efforts for live service games.
Working knowledge of industry-standard development pipelines and technology platforms.
Strong understanding of the game market and industry trends
International game or business experience.
Join us in shaping the future of Overwatch and delivering exceptional experiences to our passionate player community. If you are ready to embrace this challenge and contribute to the success of one of Blizzard's flagship titles, we would love to hear from you. Apply now to join our talented team!
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! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.
Accommodation Request: 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.
At Blizzard Entertainment, we pour our hearts and souls into everything we create. Best known for iconic video game universes including Warcraft, Overwatch, Diablo, and StarCraft, we’ve been creating genre-defining games for millions of players around the world for more than 30 years. We’re on a quest: bring our dreams to life and craft the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Hard work, iteration and polish go into the Blizzard “secret recipe,” but the most important ingredients come from talented people who share our vision. If that sounds like you, join us.
The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.
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 $134,000.00 - $247,900.00 Annual. 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.