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The Overwatch team is seeking an experienced UI/UX Artist with a strong sense of UI/UX design, terminology, and methodology. The work will be focused at the core of our player experience with high levels of visibility from in-game screens to publishing and marketing content. Our ideal candidate will understand the team’s vision, and create compelling/immersive visual experiences that will be both intuitive and true to the Overwatch identity.

What you bring to the table:

  • Build UI visual concepts, mock-ups, and motion previews.

  • Produce visual identities for current and future Overwatch content.

  • Work in collaboration with artists, engineers, designers and commercial to create, and implement polished/completed features and UI visual content.

  • Design and implement UI interface screens with UI transitions, animations, and VFX that complement the Overwatch style.

  • Work together with the team throughout the design process, receiving actionable feedback and iterating at the appropriate levels.

Minimum requirements:

  • 3+ years of experience in UI art, including some experience on AAA title(s).

  • Experience creating UI for multiple platforms (mainly PC and Console).

  • Understanding of the distinctive Overwatch visual style and a drive to push it to the next level.

  • Strong visual design skills and understanding of usability design principles.

  • Develop and maintain UI/UX wireframes and flows with Figma, or other prototyping tools.

  • Some experience with front-end implementation (e.g., XAML, HTML5).

  • Form polished visual designs using Adobe Creative, or other tools.

  • Skilled in clear communication within a dynamic, cross-discipline, and collective workspace.

  • Be knowledgeable and experienced about the game, Heroes and the Overwatch Universe.

  • Strong sense of autonomy and responsibility.

Extra Points:

  • Proficient in After Effects, Adobe Animate, or other motion graphic tools.

  • Experience working in 3D.

  • Shipped at least one AAA game.

  • Experience in designing multiplayer games.

  • Knowledgeable about online gameplay and first-person shooters.

Required Application Materials

  • Portfolio demonstrating relevant artistic and design skills required.

  • Only online artwork submissions will be accepted (e.g., website, blog or online album).

  • Must be willing to complete a UI/UX test if requested to do so.

Your Platform

Best known for iconic video game universes including Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, and StarCraft®, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (www.blizzard.com), a division of Activision Blizzard, which was acquired by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment experiences. Blizzard Entertainment has created some of the industry’s most critically acclaimed and genre-defining games over the last 30 years, with a track record that includes multiple Game of the Year awards. Blizzard Entertainment engages tens of millions of players around the world with titles available on PC via Battle.net®, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc., is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovative worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

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 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.

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.

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.

Rewards

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 $29.81 - $55.14 Hourly. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all U.S. locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location. Your Talent Professional can share this role’s range details for your local geography during the hiring process. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.