Lead Content Designer

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Job Title:Lead Content Designer

Requisition ID:R003671

Job Description:

Lead Content Designer

DESCRIPTION

As a Lead Content Designer, you will bring the world of Sanctuary to life. You’ll lead the quest team crafting memorable experiences while weaving the content together to tell a greater story for Diablo Immortal. You’ll work with the Lead Designer to ensure a healthy pipeline of monsters, zones, quests, and systems will entertain players with every patch update. The perfect candidate has experience with world design, storytelling techniques, live operations, and is familiar with mobile best practices.

Diablo Immortal is a full-fledged action RPG designed from the ground up for mobile. You will join a veteran team of developers with a shared vision to radically raise the bar of what a mobile game can be. We value team-players who can provide constructive input, collaborate, and iterate in relentless pursuit of quality.


Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize new zones and dungeons using backstory, reference art, and culture kits to align the team
  • Meticulously craft delightful quests and stories, including conception, presentation, iteration, and writing
  • Evaluate and critique story concepts, step by step quest outlines, character concepts, cinematics, and dialogue
  • Help drive the vision for new storylines, zones, and theming of game systems
  • Contribute to the review of game systems, level design, creature spawning, creature abilities, boss encounters, and more
  • Collaborate and build relationships with designers, writers, and partners
  • Assemble, plan, and maintain a live content schedule with particular attention to the production needs required to deliver the content on time
  • Help formulate and evangelize storytelling philosophies and techniques on mobile

Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience world building and writing for games
  • Experience with quest design and implementation
  • Passion for playing and making video games
  • Experience managing and/or mentoring others
  • Clear, effective communication with a wide variety of designers, artists, and engineers
  • A positive and self-driven attitude with the ability to be collaborative in a team environment
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in a design role with at least one shipped product

Extra Points:

  • Strong familiarity with Diablo IP
  • Willingness and ability to travel
  • Prior experience on a game during live operations
  • Published titles demonstrating excellent design ability
  • Previous experience designing for mobile devices
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Application Materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter, including:
    • What games you are currently playing
    • Your experience with PC and mobile game design

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!

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