Added by on 2016-07-25

Blizzard Entertainment Recruiting Associate Graphic Designer

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Associate Graphic Designer

Description

Blizzard Entertainment has a distinctive art style, one that extends beyond our games and into our communities. We are looking for a talented and well-rounded associate graphic designer to support our community development efforts for Heroes of the Storm. The ideal candidate can leverage the Heroes art style to create a wide range of art on multiple mediums, including but not limited to web graphics, social media, photography, and videos.
This designer must be versatile in working with and manipulating already-created art assets into polished, usable formats across the same wide range of mediums. Additionally, this designer must be flexible and enjoy working on a variety of different projects while being able to manage multiple overlapping deadlines. Prior experience with high quality media requirements for popular social media platforms is a huge plus!

RESPONSIBILITIES

Create web content for Heroes websites, social media, and other external communications.
Create video assets for broadcast and streaming.
Manipulate image composition, and perform basic paint overs when necessary.
Maintain knowledge of digital media requirements for social platforms.
Navigate game clients and editors to set up and capture print-quality screenshots for each of Blizzard’s IPs.
Provide key assets to regional teams and ensure localization is feasible.

REQUIREMENTS

A minimum of 2 years’ professional experience as an artist
Understanding of the art styles of Blizzard Entertainment’s IPs
High levels of creativity, and demonstrated ability to generate innovative concepts, designs, and ideas
Exceptional eye for composition, contrast, and color
Extensive knowledge of social media platforms, associated media requirements, and best practices
Advanced knowledge of Adobe Master Suite
Advanced knowledge of video editing with After Effects and Adobe Premiere (or equivalent package)
Understanding of web technology trends
Familiar with browser compatibility nuances
Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with frequent priority shifts
Strong customer service skills and a professional attitude
Able to work well in a collaborative team environment, and within an iterative design process
Able to work late shifts, weekends, and holidays

PLUSES

Knowledge and passion for Blizzard Entertainment games
Experience with the game industry
Traditional art skills experience
Passion for video games, movies, graphic novels, science fiction, and other elements of pop culture
Active usage and awareness of current Web 2.0 trends
Experience with digital photography, and / or machinima
Experience with game level editors, such as, the StarCraft II editor
Strong knowledge of Java, Python, C++, or other programming languages
Passion for video games, movies, graphic novels, science fiction, and other elements of pop culture

Traditional art skills

REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

Resume
Cover Letter which should include:
Why you are interested in working at Blizzard
What games you currently play
Portfolio of creative work

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=16000B9
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