The World of Warcraft team is seeking a talented and passionate individual for our World Building team. You will collaborate with the Art and Design disciplines to build our highly immersive and beautiful dungeons and raids that are enjoyed by millions of players every day. Your thorough understanding of world building, artistic composition, and boundless creativity are integral to supporting the player experience and telling the visual stories of the world...of Warcraft!
Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer competitive benefits and strive for a healthy work / life balance. We work hard to foster a deeply collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunities for professional growth. Our people are everything, and we are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences… ever. Join us!
What you will do…
Create dungeon and raid spaces from 2d maps & pitches to greybox 3d with your environmental composition, greybox or terrain sculpting and painting, and asset placement skills.
Collaborate with the art and design teams to design and build engaging gameplay spaces that successfully support WoW’s instance experiences.
Work collaboratively within the team and with other disciplines to encourage playtesting and feedback and rapidly iterate.
Embrace Blizzard's core value of "Every voice matters," contributing to a safe space for collaboration, communication, and creativity across all teams and departments.
Optimize your content so it can be enjoyed by as many players as possible.
Assist in mentoring junior designers.
Participate in and contribute to a culture of inclusion and diversity.
To succeed, you must have…
Experience building and iterating MMO group curated experiences.
Demonstrated artistic execution of multiplayer co-op instanced spaces, including 2d layouts, 3d composition, greybox or terrain sculpting and painting, and detailed visual storytelling through asset placement.
Excellent understanding of how to design and layout open world games, instanced spaces, and what makes World of Warcraft unique.
Ability to self-manage.
We are also interested in hearing stories you may have about…
Experience working on MMOs or open world games.
Experience playing MMO dungeons and raids.
Experience with WoW.
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.
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.