Game Designer - Overwatch 2

Game Design Irvine, CA


Description

Soldiers, scientists, adventurers, oddities…Designers! We are the Overwatch team, passionate gamers at heart, and we’re looking for a new hero to help us make Overwatch 2 - the globe-spanning sequel to Blizzard Entertainment’s acclaimed team-based game.

 

In Overwatch 2, the nations of Earth are under assault. As the omnic forces of Null Sector launch a barrage of surprise attacks around the world, the planet’s governments and militaries prove quickly outmatched—and the remnants of the fearless strike force once known as Overwatch rally to make a valiant stand. Now the world’s heroes must each decide whether to answer the call to reemerge, reunite, and serve as a beacon of hope in a new era of crisis.



Responsibilities

  • Work with team leadership to design and implement new game modes and other game systems.
  • Work closely with other designers, engineers, artists, and producers to help make Overwatch a great game.
  • Act as a player advocate to ensure the highest level of usability, playability, and visual excitement.

Requirements

  • A minimum of 2 years designing games
  • At least one AAA shipped product
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Previous experience in a programming / scripting language
  • Able to be nimble, scrappy, and creative to support Overwatch’s aggressive patch cycle
  • Able to work creatively in a demanding technical environment

Pluses

  • Extensive knowledge of the FPS genre
  • Previous design experience for Online / Multiplayer games
  • Passion for Blizzard games, especially Overwatch

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter which should include:
    • Why you are interested in working at Blizzard
    • What games you are currently playing

**Only submittals with Cover Letters will be considered.