Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a highly creative individual with outstanding communication skills, proven experience in creative direction, and a track record of shipping AAA titles to lead our future efforts in creating epic video games.
Be the vision holder for the game, set the creative goals for the team.
Direct game design while successfully partnering with the production director to deliver an epic gaming experience.
Evangelize games to the player community via press announcements, forum posts, interviews, and public appearances.
Establish and maintain a creative environment, resolve personnel challenges, motivate qualified developers, and foster a culture of success.
Maintain an awareness of global player behavior and customs to ensure that design decisions are relevant for a majority of regions.
Coach, and guide creative team members toward achieving their career goals.
Stakeholder in studio level strategy, and provide an active voice in resolving global issues.
Knowledgeable and passionate about Diablo
A minimum of 5 years’ directing video game development
Shipped multiple AAA products as a game director, creative director, or in a senior development role
Outstanding communications and relationship-building skills
Recognized ability to guide and inspire large development teams
Able to work well in a team environment and communicate effectively with all development disciplines: programming, art, design, sound, and production
Exhibited ability to coach and mentor employees at all levels of an organization
Great sense for what makes a game fun to play
Unrelenting self-motivation and initiative
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience
A love for Blizzard Entertainment games
Experience developing online video games, and / or role-playing games
International game experience
Higher educational degree
Blizzard Entertainment - 13 months ago