The minions of Hell are growing stronger...
Do you have a passion for User Interface technologies and User Experiences? Do you get a kick out of implementing and improving core game engine features? Are you excited about bringing the best out of next gen platforms? Join us and together we will create something exceptional. Your contributions are going to have a direct impact on the future of the Diablo franchise.
The Engine team helps bring Diablo to life by owning foundational technology such as UI/UX, Accessibility, Console Platforms, Animation, VFX and Physics. They also ensure we can deliver the game to our players through asset loading and streaming, optimization, wielding different platform SDKs, and much more.
Design and implement new engine features and capabilities through collaboration with artists and designers with a focus on UI/UX.
Identify and implement engine related workflow improvements
Ensure client stability by diagnosing issues and resolving bugs
Proficiency with C++
General understanding of different data structures and their use case
Experience with code and data optimization
Ability to communicate effectively with developers of all disciplines and technical skill
Experience in multi-threaded programming
Prior experience working on UI technologies.
Familiarity with C#
Experience developing for, and optimizing, console platforms
Shipped at least one AAA game title in a similar role
A degree in computer science, or a related field
A passion for video games
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.
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, Austin TX or Irvine, CA.
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 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 opportunities 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!
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 $77,500.00 - $143,376.00 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.