Blizzard Entertainment Hiring For “Unannounced Project”

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SegmentNext has noted that Blizzard Entertainment has added an opening for a Art Director for an “unannounced project” set in the Diablo universe. Of course there are some requirements to be considered for the job and we have posted them down below…

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Own, articulate, and evangelize visual direction.
  • Lead, inspire, and mentor artists and art leads.
  • Direct multiple art disciplines to achieve incredible results.
  • Create concept paintings, models, textures, and other benchmark assets that inspire others.
  • Work closely with game design to ensure art supports a gameplay-first player experience.
  • Foster and maintain effective relationships inside and outside the art department.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in crafting video game art
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience as a lead artist or art director
  • Incredible communications and interpersonal skills
  • Able to manage a large art staff of varying skills and specialties
  • Strong illustration and / or  concept art skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with popular 2D and 3D applications, such as Maya, 3DS Max, Adobe Photoshop, Painter, etc.
  • Solid knowledge of current and next-gen art techniques as well as fundamental art principles
  • Able to motivate artists and collaborate well with other developers in a team environment

PLUSES

  • A passion for games with a deep understanding of the Diablo franchise

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Blizzard
    • What games you are currently playing

**Only submittals with Cover Letters will be considered.