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We are looking for an experienced concept artist to join our Visual Development team. Our team is at the front end of our extraordinary cinematics department, building excitement for Blizzard's new and existing IP's. You will be tasked with creating character and environment concepts, color keys, and production illustrations for our cinematic projects.

We are passionate about visual storytelling and are seeking artists who craft concepts that solve the visual design problems that we encounter in production. In this role you will learn the visual language of our various IP's and will adapt your work to those needs. In addition, you will be asked to provide supplemental artwork to assist production departments (e.g. model sheets, material call-outs, orthographic views, etc).

Interested in joining us? Here are some of the things we look for and the significant benefits we have to offer.

Requirements

  • Experience creating digital art in a professional environment

  • Strong foundational skills including anatomy, color theory, composition, etc.

  • Familiar with the distinctive visual style of Blizzard's IP’s

  • Experience collaborating with producers and directors to create visuals that meet the specific requirements of the project.

  • Able to understand and address requests for revisions

  • Self-motivated, good interpersonal skills, eager to learn and grow, with a can-do attitude.

  • A passion for Blizzard games and a willingness to work with others to create outstanding art.

Pluses

  • 3D software. such as Blender, Zbrush, Maya or 3D Studio Max

  • Experience in the Visual Development processes for animation

Benefits

  • Choose to work on campus or work remotely

  • A minimum of 10 weeks paid time for parental, adoption, extended bereavement, or compassion leave.

  • 20-days accrued vacation annually

  • Paid sick leave

  • Retirement and 401k matching benefits

Application

  • Must include resume and a link to your portfolio/work to review. Make sure to include any passwords for your portfolio in your resume.

  • Must include cover letter

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 status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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