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Game Designer

City, State
Irvine, CA
Duration
Contract position
Salary
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Job posted on
07/12/17
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About the job

The StarCraft 2 team is searching for a talented designer to help develop compelling new commanders for our Co-op Missions mode.

Candidates should have an in-depth knowledge of StarCraft 2 and comprehensive experience in Co-op Missions’ diverse mechanics. Most importantly, we want someone who is deeply passionate about game design.

Responsibilities:

Design compelling Co-op Missions commanders with unique game mechanics using StarCraft 2 design principles.
Create high level commander concepts, progression upgrades, in game research, achievements, mastery power, and overall balance.
Capture the fantasy of iconic characters in the StarCraft 2 universe.
Continual iteration on the balance of commanders in the Co-op Missions mode, based on feedback from the team and community.

Requirements:

A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a game design role with at least one shipped title.
Experience designing player characters, enemies, abilities, weapons, or power-ups.
Absolute passion for playing and making video games.
Extensive knowledge of the StarCraft universe.
A positive and self-driven attitude with the ability to be collaborative in a team environment.
Excellent knowledge of the Co-op Missions mode, and the mechanics of its many commanders.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.

Pluses:

Multiple max level commanders in Co-op Missions, and/or a high Mastery level.
Experience with the StarCraft 2 Galaxy Editor or other game editors.
Experience with scripting game logic.
Proficient in Excel.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.

Required Application Materials:

Resume
Cover letter which should include: Why you are interested in working at Blizzard, what games you are currently playing, and your experience with StarCraft 2.

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