The Warcraft Arclight Rumble team seeks a talented senior engineer to join the Client group. You can apply your existing experience and gain experience in many areas. The Client group is responsible for many features and systems such as client architecture, content delivery, loading systems, UI features, SDK integrations, performance and optimization, build pipeline, tools, and more.
You will develop client features and systems while coordinating across disciplines with designers, artists, and other engineers. Everyone on our team helps to influence the game direction, and you should have a passion for quality and player experience.
Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees and the business. We offer competitive benefits and strive for a healthy work-life balance. We work hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and professional growth opportunities. Our people are everything, and we are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences ever. Join us!
This role is anticipated to be a hybrid work position, with some work on-site and some work-from-home. The home studio for this role is Irvine, CA.
What you will do:
Collaborate with designers, artists, and engineers to ensure a robust and reliable game experience on various mobile devices.
Develop, iterate, and improve many client features and systems.
Plan and implement features, systems, or projects with minimal direction from the lead engineer and sometimes oversee the work of other engineers.
Support team members of all disciplines and facilitate daily success for the entire team.
Help find areas of development that can be streamlined or improved by applying best practices.
To succeed, you must have:
Experience performing in a senior software engineering role or equivalent.
Strong communication and collaboration skills.
Robust and proven programming skills in at least one language.
Professional game development experience while working as part of a team.
Experience in the design and architecture of client and game systems.
Excellent problem-solving and debugging skills.
We’re also interested in hearing stories you may have about:
Experience with mentorship or sponsorship.
Experience developing for Android or iOS.
Experience planning and managing medium and large features or projects.
Experience programming in C# and other languages.
Experience in Unity.
Experience with game client optimization.
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.
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 $101,000.00 - $186,754.00 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.