Added by on 2016-04-14

Blizzard Entertainment Recruiting Associate Events Manager, Manufacturing Manager & Technical Artist

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Associate Events Manager

Description

The associate events manager supports the consumer products department with event planning and logistics. These event responsibilities are primarily focused on creating industry leading merchandise sales experiences at pop-culture and Blizzard-run events, but also cover industry trade shows and consumer product launches. The ideal candidate has proven experience in delivering world class retail, trade show, and event experiences, possesses excellent organizational and time-management skills, and has a strong sense of commitment to, and personal ownership of, the responsibilities assigned to them. This position reports to the event manager in Irvine.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Event planning and execution
Plan for and help manage the physical retail presences at events.
Develop event plans for select events, including but not limited to the following:
Product offering
Sales forecasts
Event budgets
Inventory management plans
Staffing schedules
Travel plans
Set up / tear down
Freight forwarding, customs / duties, and drayage
Point of sale and cash handling
Promotional activities

Support on-site execution of all aspects for events, including management of staff, vendors, and convention center staff, as well as troubleshooting any and all issues that may arise to provide a quality consumer experience.
Manage third party vendors by issuing RFPs, negotiating rates, routing related contracts, and managing invoices.
Other
Communicate status updates with event manager on a weekly basis.
Assist event manager team with special events and additional projects as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of 5 years’ of event management, and / or retail experience
Able to work and thrive in a globally oriented environment
Able to effectively manage third party vendors and promotional partners
Experience with a variety of point of sales systems
Able to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously and meet deadlines consistently
Excellent communications and presentation skills
Excellent organizational and analytical skills
Passion for playing computer games
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field

PLUSES

Experience in the games industry
International business experience

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

Resume
Cover Letter

To Apply

Please be sure to click through and apply directly on our site

Apply here:- http://sea.blizzard.com/en-sg/company/careers/posting.html?id=160007S
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Manufacturing Manager

Description
Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a manufacturing manager to support all potential and existing vendors by serving as the primary liaison and managing the day-to-day relationships with all vendors. The ideal candidate has product development experience with an emphasis on overseas sourcing, excellent organizational and time-management skills, and a strong sense of commitment to and personal ownership of the responsibilities assigned to them. This position will report to the director of product development.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Manufacturing / Sourcing

Contribute to category strategy and annual product planning roadmap.
Identify and prospect growth opportunities in assigned categories.
Serve as the manufacturing specialist and manager of day-to-day relationships between Blizzard and vendors in assigned categories.
Manage vendors to ensure consistent quality of product execution including cost improvements, efficient lead times, packaging requirements, and globally compliant for commercialization.
Understands and considers global trade agreements, labor, safety and material compliance regulations and overall international business environments to manage a capable and compliant vendor matrix.
Facilitate cross departmental meetings and supplier engagement regarding cost, innovation, quality, and production.
Work closely with product development and design teams to understand product requirements in order to align them with vendor capabilities and capacity.
Work closely with internal teams and designers to ensure adherence to design / merchandising calendar and each brand’s franchise goals.
Negotiate and review price quotes and draft manufacturing services agreements.
Management
Supervise coordinator / specialist on a project basis.
Other
Communicate status updates with director on a weekly basis.
Assist director with special events / projects.

REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of 8 years’ experience in product development
Able to work and thrive in a globally oriented environment
Passion for playing computer games
Able to work well in a team environment with various internal organizations (such as creative development, marketing, legal, accounting, and international Blizzard teams)
Able to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously and meet deadlines consistently
Strong communications and presentation skills
Strong organizational and analytical skills
Intelligence, confidence, discretion, humility, and intellectual curiosity
Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field

PLUSES

Experience in the game industry
International business and / or sourcing experience

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

Resume
Cover Letter

To Apply

Please be sure to click through and apply directly on our site

Apply here:- http://sea.blizzard.com/en-sg/company/careers/posting.html?id=160007Q
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Technical Artist

Description

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a top-notch technical artist to join the World of Warcraft team as they craft new adventures for the denizens of Azeroth. You must have experience creating rigs for a diverse visual range of characters, creatures, and props. You must also be skilled in creating tools using MEL or MaxScript and be well-versed in art content pipelines. The ideal candidate is at their best in an environment of peers who are passionate about making great games.

REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of 3 years’ technical artist or technical animation experience in game development
Experience with tools creation to facilitate artistic production
Maya and 3ds Max knowledge and experience including MEL and Maxscript
A desire for helping others and to improve art content pipelines
Strong technical background
Detail oriented and efficient

PLUSES

Previously shipped one or more AAA PC or console titles as a technical artist or technical animator
Rigging experience and be well-versed in the process of animation creation and animation techniques.
Strong foundation in arts, including animation
Understanding of the visual style of World of Warcraft and a passion to push it to the next level

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

Resume
Cover letter

Demo reel and / or portfolio demonstrating relevant artistic and technical skills
Only online submissions (website, blog, online album, etc.) will be accepted

To Apply:

Please be sure to click through and apply directly via our website

Apply here:- http://sea.blizzard.com/en-sg/company/careers/posting.html?id=1600086
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