Added by on 2014-07-26

Blizzard Entertainment Recruiting Web Designer & Concept / Visual Development Artist

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Web Designer

BATTLE.NET

Office: Versailles, France

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a passionate and talented web designer to join its digital marketing team in Europe. This person will be responsible for creating animated, interactive web designs for the World of Warcraft, Starcraft II, Diablo III and Battle.net web sites and applications using Html5 / CSS3. The ideal candidate is a an accomplished designer with a good understanding of front-end integration and web design who can successfully combine their own design style with the visual aesthetics of Blizzard’s games, to create stunning graphical layouts and user interfaces used by millions of players worldwide.

Responsibilities

Create and localize visual content updates for Blizzard games sites, Battle.net, and related web-based applications.
Work closely with the digital marketing team consisting of web designers, web editors and front-end engineers.
Create promotional assets, animated banners, email templates, internal tools for online campaigns and marketing actions.
Participate in the deployment of visual updates or upgrades, in cooperation with quality assurance, web administrators, front-end coders, and the US-based web development team.

Requirements

A minimum of 2 years’ work experience in web graphic design
Expertise in Adobe Photoshop
Strong graphic-design skills and an artistic sense
Experience in creating websites using HTML5 / CSS3
Excellent communication skills and a strong team work ethic
Fluency in English

Pluses

Previous experience in a creative / design agency environment
Experience with video editing, and / or motion design (After Effects, Premiere)
In-depth knowledge and passion for Blizzard Entertainment games
Experience working in an Agile environment (Scrum / Kanban)
Experience with Javascript, Freemarker, Flash development, and Actionscript

Required Application Materials

Resume
Cover Letter which should include:
Why you are interested in working at Blizzard
What games you are currently playing
**Only Resumes with Cover Letters both in English will be considered.

Apply here:- http://sea.blizzard.com/en-sg/company/careers/posting.html?id=14000C7
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Concept / Visual Development Artist (Character)

WORLD OF WARCRAFT

Office: Irvine, California, United States

Even the most iconic characters, weapons, and armor in the World of Warcraft (WoW) began life in a sketchbook. Concept artists are absolutely critical to the vision of a game and the creative process as whole here at Blizzard Entertainment. We are looking for a character concept artist to join the World of Warcraft team. This is a hyper creative role for an artist with a playful imagination coupled with a high degree of artistic skill. You will be expected to take a seed of an idea and flesh out all aspects of the design. These designs may include anything from weapons or armor sets to any number of creatures and bosses. This role requires a strong sense of caricature, design, color theory, human and animal anatomy, weapons, armor and costume design, and the ability to both create in and push the WoW style.

Responsibilities

Create weapon, armor, creature, and character concepts in the WoW style.
Work in conjunction with the 3d character artists to create a high quality asset from beginning to finish.
Work with the art director, character lead and character artists to expand the world of our game.

Requirements

Strong understanding of digital content creation tools such as Photoshop, Painter, etc.
Excellent illustration skills, deep understanding of composition, anatomy, color theory, values, form, shape language, and silhouette
An exceptional understanding of human and creature anatomy with a keen eye towards form, shape, structure, and silhouette in regards to illustration and design
Understanding of the distinctive WoW visual style and a passion to push it to the next level
A passion for video games

Pluses

Working knowledge 3D art techniques and software packages such as Maya, 3Ds Max, or Zbrush
Strong foundation in the traditional arts, including but not limited to figure drawing, landscape painting, and illustration
Have shipped AAA PC or console titles as a concept artist

Required Application Materials

Resume
Cover letter
Portfolio demonstrating relevant artistic skills
Only online artwork submissions will be accepted (e.g. website, blog or online album)
An art test may be required if the work presented doesn’t adequately demonstrate an ability to match the WoW art style
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=14000D1
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