Blizzard Entertainment is seeking a web front end engineer to join the Battle.net team in Austin, Texas. This engineer can expect to maintain and implement new features for customer-facing websites, including the World of Warcraft, StarCraft II, Diablo III, support, and account management web applications.
The web front end engineer would enjoy collaborating with user experience designers, graphic designers, back end engineers, other front end engineers, and producers to create epic and efficient applications used by millions of people worldwide. The ideal candidate is aware of web technology trends, familiar with browser compatibility nuances, and is eager to apply the latest tools and techniques to enable an engaging out-of-game experience.
Experience using an MVC framework
Familiar with HTTP and basic networking concepts
Basic proficiency with Photoshop
Self-motivated, and able to independently identify and implement needed improvements
A passion for web development and gaming
Professional UX or information architecture experience
Experience authoring websites for mobile devices
Experience implementing high-performance interfaces with HTML 5 APIs
Experience leading a small team and / or major projects
Contributions to open-source projects or personal projects
Strong knowledge of object-oriented programming in languages like Java, C++, Objective-C, or equivalent
A degree in computer science, human-computer interaction, or a related field
Applicants must submit (i) a cover letter, (ii) and a resume. Only resumes with cover letters will be considered.