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Blizzard Entertainment Recruiting Associate 3D Artist & Lead Producer

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Associate 3D Artist

WORLD OF WARCRAFT
Irvine – California , United States

As a dungeon modeler, your main focus is to invent elaborate backdrops for all the big baddy bosses that inhabit the game. You are part modeler, lighter, set decorator, texture mapper, and level designer all rolled into one. As gate keeper for a Dungeon, you are responsible for translating a 2D layout into a fully realized 3-D dungeon. You also must have the creative sense to fill in the gaps and interpret areas that may not have specific concept art.
The dungeons in World of Warcraft offer up a great variety of themes, and you get to be the point person for all things creative that go into it. If this describes your talents and abilities you have the dungeon team’s attention!

REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of 2 years’ experience creating fully realized environments
Able to solve creative problems independently
Able to work closely with design
Able to design and light interior/exterior spaces for gameplay
A thorough understanding of 3D Studio Max
A good understanding of what’s needed to set dress an environment
Solid background in traditional arts included but not limited to animation, illustration, design or traditional media
Self-motivation, good communications skills, and a great team-player attitude
Understanding of the distinctive Blizzard Entertainment visual style and a passion to push it to the next level

PORTFOLIO REQUIREMENTS

Only digital applications will be accepted such as a website, blog or online album. Physical media will not be accepted
An art test might be required if the work presented doesn’t adequately demonstrate a similar style to Wow

PLUSES

A degree or formal art education in illustration, traditional painting or industrial design
Understanding of the visual style of World of Warcraft and a passion to push it to the next level

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and its affiliated companies is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Apply here:- http://sea.blizzard.com/en-sg/company/careers/posting.html?id=14000DC
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Lead Producer

SERVICE TECHNOLOGIES
Irvine – California , United States

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a highly organized individual with outstanding communication skills and proven experience in project management and team leadership to lead the production efforts for our Service Technologies team.
Service technologies is a newly formed department with a mission to provide a best in class application suite to support our customers, and to help them support themselves. We aim to provide the best end-to-end customer experience in the industry.
We are looking for an individual who has a proven track record in a senior or lead producer role, or higher, who enjoys getting their hands dirty in day-to-day production as well as thinking strategically to solve high-level challenges.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Manage a team of producers, and coordinate the development process throughout all phases of the software development lifecycle.
Partner with other teams, including customer service, QA, Battle.net, and game teams, to deliver an epic end to end gaming experience through a commitment to exceptional customer service.
Evangelize efficient processes and policies to team leadership, and internal support organizations.
Assist team leadership in creating a project roadmap that spans multiple years.
Coordinate, track, and manage the activities of team members to ensure that project tasks are completed on time.
Provide motivation and direction to ensure that project goals, objectives, milestones, and deliverables are achieved.
Create, and maintain a creative environment, resolve personnel challenges, motivate qualified developers, serve as custodian of team health, and foster a culture of success.
Communicate with team leadership on status, risks, and needs of the project.
Coach and guide the rest of the production team toward achieving their career goals.

REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of 3 years’ experience as a senior / lead producer
Able to build relationships and communicate effectively with programmers, business analysts, designers, and business personnel
Able to work well in a team environment and manage multiple complex projects with a commitment to timely delivery
Knowledge of software development lifecycle methodologies, including agile and lean methodologies
Proven experience managing schedules and employees to achieve desired results
A working practical knowledge of, and experience with software and tools related to planning and scheduling
Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
Able to facilitate and mediate between all teams
Unrelenting self-motivation and initiative

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

Resume
Cover Letter, which should include why you are interested in working at Blizzard
**Only submittals with Cover Letters will be considered.

Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. and its affiliated companies is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Apply here:- http://sea.blizzard.com/en-sg/company/careers/posting.html?id=14000B6
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