Blizzard Entertainment is a video game software development and publishing company that has been in business since 1994. Blizzard has achieved a well-earned reputation for creating high quality games for its customers and has been responsible for bringing the following highly-popular games to the public:
The company’s online game service, called Battle.net, is one of the largest in the world and has millions of active users.
Blizzard Entertainment is not content to rest on its laurels as a leading video game company. It is also involved in developing a movie based on its Warcraft franchise with Legendary Pictures.
The company headquarters are located in Irvine, California and it operates offices in a number of locations around the world. Job seekers can choose to pursue employment opportunities in offices located in Austin, TX, Mexico City, Ireland, France, Korea, China, Singapore and Taiwan. Blizzard Entertainment is a division of Activision Blizzard.
Blizzard Entertainment is always interested in hearing from talented, passionate individuals who are interested in working for the company on a full-time or a contract basis.
Examples of job titles that may be available at Blizzard Entertainment include the following:
People who are interested in getting hired as a game designer at Blizzard need to know that these positions rarely become available. To get your foot in the door with a view to getting hired as a game designer, a better choice is to apply for a job as a 3D level designer. This will give you the chance to show the company what you can do, since many of the skills used by 3D level designers overlap to game design jobs.
Candidates for programming positions must have an excellent knowledge of C and C++. They must also be familiar with geometry, probability and statistics to be considered for this type of position.
Prospective Blizzard Entertainment employees should check out the list of available jobs posted in the Careers section of the company website. Clicking on a specific job title reveals the location, basic requirements and the skills that that the company considers a plus for applicants to have. Interested individuals can apply for a specific position directly online.
If no job is available that a job seeker considers to be a good fit, he or she can fill out an online profile and upload a resume to be held on file by the company.