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The Overwatch team is looking for an accomplished Senior Enemy Designer to help us build exciting gameplay through combat.

You will be instrumental in defining and implementing incredible PvE experiences in varying modes of PvE content. You are passionate about creating encounters that are challenging, fun, and empower players to feel heroic. You have the ability to drive design through all phases of development, from brainstorming, to implementation, to balance and bug fixing. You can adapt and align with different goals that each of our modes and pieces of content require.

Most importantly, you thrive working collaboratively alongside artists, engineers, and other team members to work as a team to create amazing experiences for players of all skill levels and play styles.

Reach out to us if you enjoy working with a team that strives for greatness, and supports one another to create something our fans will love for years to come. We want you to bring your passion and knowledge of games to a team that thrives on making each other better.

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience as gameplay or enemy designer.

  • Experience developing enemy AI behaviors and/or abilities.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Self-motivated and driven to grow and learn, as well as help those around you do the same.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and game design philosophies with a focus on simplicity and impactful gameplay.

  • Passion for video games, especially the shooter genre.

Pluses

  • CS experience, specifically with scripting languages.

  • Design experience on any of the following genres: FPS, Multiplayer Coop, or MMO.

  • Prior work experience or education in other (non-design) disciplines: art, programming, production, or audio.

  • Passion for Overwatch.

Required Application Materials

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter

Job Status: Full-Time

Primary Location: United States-CA-Irvine, Remote option available

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.

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.

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing a true work/life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!

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