We Need You
The minions of Hell are growing stronger...
Are you excited about art in all of its forms, especially when it is dark, gothic, and macabre? We are looking for an outstanding concept artist with at least 5 years of industry experience and a portfolio that celebrates dark medieval fantasy subject matter to help us flesh out the extraordinary world of Diablo IV.
Our team of brilliant developers is growing. Our backgrounds are diverse, but we all share a real passion for what we do. We believe that if you’re looking for a tight-knit crew that celebrates self-expression and embraces collaboration, we will be an excellent fit for you.
Stuff We Will Trust You With
You will collaborate with various art and design departments in your quest to create exciting characters. Crucial skills include a solid grasp on practical character design grounded in a dark and gritty realistic world, the ability to describe materials differences in your design, the ability to unitize strong shapes and silhouettes to create powerful imagery and characters, an understanding how to use reference to ground a design, the ability to implement feedback and build a concept from sketch to finished design ready to be passed off to 3D modelers. We expect you to demonstrate deep understanding of human and creature anatomy. Your work may range from creating unique art pieces from scratch, to tweaking and improving existing assets. One day you may be working on a weapon or armor set, and the next day a monster boss. The ideal candidate works well in an environment of peers who are passionate about working on the dark gothic world of Diablo, making great games, killing millions of monsters, and getting loot!
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
And yeah, you will need these things to apply
Portfolio demonstrating relevant artistic skills
Only online artwork submissions will be accepted (e.g. website, blog or online album)
Must be willing to complete a test if requested to do so
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.
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.
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 $80,800.00 - $149,400.00 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.