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The minions of Hell are growing stronger...

Are you a skilled Senior Systems Designer? Come work with us, and together we will build something exceptional.

Our team of developers is growing. Our backgrounds are diverse, but we all share a real passion for what we do. We believe that if you’re looking for a tight-knit crew that celebrates self-expression and embraces collaboration, we might be a phenomenal fit for you. You'll find yourself working with a talented team of designers, programmers, and artists to help create, implement, and tune various game systems like items, crafting, and class mechanics for Diablo 4.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience in game design, a strong aptitude for critical thinking and analysis, outstanding people skills, boundless creativity, extensive knowledge of Diablo games, and a longstanding passion for playing video games.

COVID-19 Hiring Update: This role is anticipated to be a hybrid work position, with some work on-site and some work-from-home. The potential home studio for this role is Albany, NY or Irvine, CA. However, we understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore other possible options, including remote work arrangements.

Minimum Requirements

Experience

  • Extensive experience developing or playing action RPG titles

Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Exceptional interpersonal and verbal and written communications skills

Key Attributes

  • Able to communicate effectively with programming, design, art, and production

  • Strong sense of what makes a fun and compelling experience for game system

  • Strong game design philosophies / understanding

  • Outstanding self-motivation and initiative

  • Passion for video games, especially Blizzard Entertainment titles

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.

Extra Points

Experience

  • Design experience on a multiplayer action game

  • User Interface design experience

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

Knowledge & Skills

  • A familiarity with scripting languages and a strong foundation in math

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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