15 fantastic roles working on Diablo IV
Diablo IV, due out on June 6, is what Blizzard is calling “the ultimate action RPG experience with endless evil to slaughter, countless abilities to master, nightmarish dungeons, and legendary loot”.
And, even with the game’s release so close after many years of development, Blizzard is still advertising for multiple roles to work on the IP in Irvine, California.
We've uncovered 15 awesome mid-level opportunities in sectors ranging from systems design to technical art, to product management. None of them require more than five years of experience to apply, with most asking for between two and four.
Here they all are, sorted by how many clicks they’ve had on our platform, just in case any are perfect for you!
1. Systems Designer (💵 $29.81–55.14 USD per hour)
“The ideal candidate will have proven experience in game design, a strong ability for critical thinking and analysis, outstanding communication skills, boundless creativity, knowledge of Diablo games, and a longstanding passion for playing video games.”
2. Customization Designer (💵 $29.81–55.14 USD per hour)
“The ideal candidate will have a love of game design, strong skills in critical thinking and analysis, phenomenal communication skills, boundless creativity, knowledge of Diablo games, and a longstanding passion for playing video games.”
3. Software Engineer, Server (💵 $77,500–143,376 USD per year)
“The ideal candidate should be excited by the idea of working closely with designers to create compelling and epic features that will keep players engaged for years.”
4. Supervisor, Concept Artist (Outsource) (💵 $80,800–149,400 USD per year)
“Do you geek out on pipelines, communication, process, relationships, feedback, and all other things connected to successful outsourcing of game art assets?”
5. VFX Artist (💵 $29.81–55.14 USD per hour)
“A solid grasp of the principles of motion, anticipation, dynamics, follow-through, lighting, and other facets of animation is essential for the position.”
6. Environment Outsource Supervisor (💵 $80,800–149,400 USD per year)
“This job is about running our external and internal communications, ensuring everything runs smoothly, and getting our outsourced assets into a "game ready" state.”
7. Rigging Outsource Supervisor (💵 $80,800–149,400 USD per year)
“You will manage the creation of all live-service rigs and character simulations, by working directly with our internal and external teams, to deliver an ambitious and top-notch live service to our Diablo 4 community.”
8. UI Designer (💵 $34.28–63.42 USD per hour)
“Do you geek out on user flows, visual communication, hierarchy of information, as well as pixel-perfect layouts, interaction details, readability, and all other things connected to successful user interfaces in games?”
9. Lead Product Manager, Growth (💵 $105,120–194,400 USD per year)
“This person will help to create the best game experiences in the world and bring new players to Diablo IV. This person has a sharp sense of the gaming market as well as a huge well of empathy for players because they are players themselves.”
10. Technical Designer (💵 $29.81–55.14 USD per hour)
“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.”
11. Activities Designer (💵 $29.81–55.14 USD per hour)
“The Diablo IV team is looking for a Game Designer who has an interest in creating compelling scripted repeatable content to help bring the world of Sanctuary to life as never seen before.”
12. Mid VFX Artist (💵 $29.81–55.14 USD per hour)
“Working with 3D packages, in-game FX systems to create a wide range of VFX (fire, smoke, magic, electricity, explosions, etc.), as well as a general understanding of good game play communication. The VFX Artist must have skill in creating textures and geometry needed for stylized VFX.”
13. Encounter (Monster) Designer (💵 $29.81–55.14 USD per hour)
“The ideal candidate has experience in encounter (monster/boss) design, a strong aptitude for critical thinking and analysis, experience bringing content to completion, boundless creativity, an understanding of visual aesthetics, and a passion for video games.”
14. Mid to Senior Encounter (Monster) Designer (💵 $80,800–149,400 USD per year)
“Come be a part of the future of Diablo IV! This position will involve working in a cross-discipline team through the design and implementation of monsters, bosses, creature behavior, attacks, and powers.”
15. Senior Environment Outsource Supervisor ($80,800–149,400 USD per year)
“Your responsibilities will range from crafting briefs and managing planning documents to tweaking incoming assets for the Diablo world to make them look as amazing as possible. You’ll also be providing timely, precise, and constructive feedback to our external partners to ensure their work is consistently on target.”
Is nothing here a good fit? Are you looking for something more senior? Check out a further 15 opportunities to work on Blizzard’s iconic franchise by clicking here.