Your Mission

As a Rewards Designer you will design and implement items and reward systems while creating incentives for players to enjoy the many different areas of the game. You’re a creative and critical thinker who enjoys collaborating with teammates to find fun solutions to design challenges. Adventurers across Azeroth are always in search of new treasures. Now is your opportunity to join the World of Warcraft design team to design and implement those treasures!

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 Boston, MA.

Position Responsibilities:

Priorities can often change in a fast-paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Create reward items and systems that guide the players through the game by making the most fun activities the most rewarding activities.

  • Collaborate with WoW’s other discipline teams to create a cohesive game experience.

  • Partner with your lead, peers, QA, and producers to plan, implement, document, and test features.

  • Contribute to and participate in our culture of inclusion and diversity.

Minimum Requirements


  • 2 years of experience creating reward/incentive systems, OR a portfolio showcasing a similar equivalent.

  • A proven understanding of player motivation and rewards in MMOs

  • Previous experience working creatively in a technical implementation environment

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate cross-functionally with teammates

  • Demonstrated experience with game development best practices in a professional or academic setting

Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong math, statistics, and organizational skills

  • An eye for detail and an ability to document

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

Extra Points

  • Your understanding of World of Warcraft’s game systems and how they are rewarded

  • Experience working with the design of RPG systems

  • Familiarity with Excel and/or relational databases

  • A positive attitude and ability to collaborate with teammates


  • Resume

  • Cover letter, which should include:

  • Why you are interested in working at Blizzard

  • What games you are currently playing

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.

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.

Our World

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 comprehensive benefits package to promote health and wellness along with financial security. Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers benefits including:

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

  • 401(k) with Company match

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

  • Wellness program, free and discounted games, and voluntary supplemental life;

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 our benefits page.

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.