This job listing expired on Oct 20, 2023

As a Senior Game Designer on the Classic team, you will be implementing and collaborating across disciplines to bring features and updates to WoW Classic through iteration, thoughtfulness, cooperation, and feedback. Using your industry experience, you will be a critical member of a creative group of designers, who are delivering exciting gameplay, content, and expansions to our passionate World of Warcraft Classic players.


  • Communicate and collaborate with other teams to take revered, reimagined, or all-new gameplay experiences and systems to a whole new level for players.

  • Document and plan the execution of designs that recreate, and improve upon, previous WoW experiences.

  • Design and implement features and content into the Classic WoW experience.

  • Identify opportunities to improve implementation, process, and collaboration.

  • Solicit and openly embrace feedback and direction.

  • Promote, contribute to, and participate in our culture of inclusion and diversity.

  • Always be thinking and planning for the next gameplay idea that players will love!


  • Minimum 4 years of experience as a senior designer on a shipped product or equivalent, like expansions or a portfolio of work that can show wide design implementation skills and understanding.

  • Strong knowledge of WoW’s past expansions and experiences.

  • Experience creatively owning complete implementations from concept to delivery.

  • Background in creating, maintaining, and tuning systems, combat, or content.

  • Appreciative of the incredible value of diversity, as we deliver for gamers worldwide.

  • A passion for playing and making games!


  • Experience working on shared world and social games.

  • Leadership experience.

Required application materials

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter, highly encouraged, must include:

    • Why you are interested in working at Blizzard

    • Your experience with World of Warcraft

    • 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.

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.

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 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.

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.