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Are you a skilled Technical Designer? Come Work with us on Diablo IV and help us create something extraordinary.

While our backgrounds are varied, we all share a passion for what we do. If you value a tight-knit team that celebrates self-expression and a multi-disciplinary approach, then join us on the Diablo IV team!

The Diablo IV team is looking for a Technical Designer with a passion for improving pipelines and workflows, a commitment to learning, a collaborative attitude, and the desire to inquire “how can we make it better?”

As a Technical Designer, you provide technical and creative support to the Diablo IV team by helping facilitate the efficient creation of clean and performant content. As an advocate for developer workflows, you collaborate with multiple disciplines to come up with the best solution for difficult problems and champion the process throughout.

Responsibilities

  • Cultivate and maintain collaborative relationships across all disciplines

  • Champion workflow improvements

  • Analyze existing workflows and tools to determine necessary improvements

  • Work with engineering to request and refine workflow and tool changes

  • Serve as a technical point of contact for content reviews, standards, and best practices

  • Diagnose, debug, and fix content issues

  • Create content and help design gameplay systems

Minimum Requirements

Experience

  • 3+ years as a Technical Designer

  • Contributed to content in multiple design areas (levels, systems, encounters, UI, etc.)

  • Experience in pipeline development and process improvement

  • Experience in scripting or programming game content

Knowledge & Skills

  • Deep understanding of design workflows in multiple game editors

  • Ability to create design documents for tools and game systems

Key Attributes

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • A passion for cross discipline collaboration

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.

Pluses

Experience

  • Experience creating content for online multiplayer RPG games

  • Previous design experience for ARPG / Open World / Multiplayer games

  • Previous experience training developers on new practices

Knowledge & Skills

  • Authoring game content using the Lua scripting language

  • Knowledge of Blizzard worlds and gameplay values

  • Specific knowledge of the dark fantasy world of the Diablo franchise

Required Application Materials

  • Resume

  • Cover Letter, including

    • Why you are interested in technical design

    • What games you are currently playing

    • Your experience with Diablo or other Action-RPGs

COVID-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

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.

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