Senior Illustrator
World of Warcraft Irvine, California

An Illustrator on World of Warcraft is responsible for creating the first visual impression for players. This person will not only lean on the history, but also add to the expansive lore of Warcraft. The role requires extensive knowledge and experience of illustration, along with a master level understanding of anatomy, architecture, design, color theory, rendering knowledge and the ability to push the WoW illustration style.

COVID-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.

DAY TO DAY TASKS

  • Create illustration art for patches, cover art, and key art pieces for World of Warcraft
  • Create illustration quality key art production paintings
  • Ability to explore a wide variety of ideas that push the WoW illustrations
  • Self-motivated and desire to problem solve with Art Directors
  • Communicate with Production, Art, and other departments

YOUR BACKGROUND

  • 5+ years of experience creating illustration artwork for animation, film or games (can be video, card, board, etc games)
  • Paintings that demonstrate a wide range of techniques from classical to stylized that shows a deep understanding of composition, color theory and story telling
  • A thorough understanding of 2D art software
  • Extensively understand the visual style of World of Warcraft

SEND US

  • Resume
  • Portfolio website

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees along with the business. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to foster an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything. Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Join us!

Job Status: Full-Time

Primary Location: United States-CA-Irvine

Blizzard Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Blizzard Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

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