Senior Level Designer, World of Warcraft
Company: BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT, INC
Posted on: November 18, 2021
Senior Level Designer, World of WarcraftBlizzard Entertainment.
3.9 - Irvine, CA 92618. Team Name:. World of Warcraft. Job Title:.
Senior Level Designer, World of Warcraft. Requisition ID:. R006049.
Job Description:. Blizzard Entertainment is looking for an
experienced designer to join the ranks of our level design team on
World of Warcraft.. Azeroth itself is one of the most important
characters in our game. This is your opportunity to join the team
charged with crafting that world.. This design position will
involve the creative design and technical implementation of our
outdoor world zones. The ideal candidate will be an experienced
level designer for games, with good technical skills in creating 3D
spaces, developed art skills including a strong visual aesthetic.
Level design on World of Warcraft requires the ability to sculpt
and form 3D terrain, while also being able to integrate the core
gameplay experience for our players.. In addition, we expect that
candidates have great people skills, boundless creativity,
extensive knowledge of World of Warcraft, and a longstanding
passion for playing games.. Your portfolio should include visual
examples of your favorite game spaces that you have created in your
career to date.. 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..
Responsibilities:. World Building and Level Layout, composing
environments using asset placement and terrain sculpting and
painting.. Communicate and work with designers and other artists to
create convincing and thematic environments that feel natural and
compelling.. Closely follow art and design concepts.. Have a
thorough understanding of pipelines and art integration into the
game.. Contribute to the creative process through original ideas
and inspiration.. Participate in critiquing your work and the work
of other artists.. Work with the entire development team in an
energetic and creative environment.. Own the creation of levels
from blockout through final set dressing and lighting.. Gather art,
design and playtest feedback and translate it into iterative
improvements.. Help drive the aesthetic and gameplay vision for the
game.. Assist in scoping work for on time milestone deliveries..
Requirements:. A minimum of 5 years' experience as a Level designer
/ World Builder. Portfolio of work demonstrating strong proficiency
as an Environment Artist and/or Level Designer. Strong sense of
level design, scale, pacing, and gameplay flow. Excellent
understanding of environmental design and its functions within a
game. Strong understanding of lighting, mood, and color. Ability to
work closely with many other disciplines and be a team player.
Experience with any proprietary terrain sculpting tool is a plus.
Required Application Materials. Resume which must include:. A link
to your portfolio so that we can see examples of your work. Cover
Letter which must include:. Why you are interested in working at
Blizzard. Your experience and relationship with World of Warcraft.
What games you are currently playing. 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 opportunity 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!.
Job Status: Full-Time. Primary Location: United States-CA-Irvine.
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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