Software Engineer, Gameplay, Diablo
Unannounced Project Irvine
We Need You

The minions of Hell are growing stronger...

We're working on a new, unannounced Diablo project. Are you a skilled Gameplay Engineer? Come work with us, and together we will build something exceptional.

Our team of talented developers is growing. Our backgrounds are diverse, but we share a real passion for all things Diablo. We believe that if you’re looking for a tight-knit crew that celebrates self-expression and embraces collaboration, we might be a phenomenal fit for you.

You should have experience in several of the following areas: combat, AI, multiplayer, user interface, quests, item generation, or other game systems.  The ideal candidate should also have outstanding people skills and a longstanding passion for playing Diablo and other games of different genres.

Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, and maintain various gameplay systems for the Diablo franchise
  • Act as a service-oriented ambassador of engineering to the rest of the team
  • Work closely with game designers, programmers, and artists to ensure a great player experience
  • Champion Blizzard Entertainment’s core values, especially 'Gameplay First'

Requirements

  • Extreme passion for playing and making video games
  • Fluent in C / C++
  • A minimum of 5 years’ game programming experience, including experience shipping at least one title
  • Experience working on various game systems, including game object management, AI / pathing, gameplay scripting, player abilities, UI, FX, database management, or online networking
  • Speaks “Designer” fluently
  • Self-motivation and willingness to participate in many areas of game development
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills

Pluses

  • In-depth familiarity with the Diablo franchise, and other Blizzard Entertainment products
  • Experience playing and developing RPGs / ARPGs
  • Computer science, engineering, mathematics, physics, or related degree
  • Experience working with client / server game systems,
  • Experience creating and supporting tools used in game development
  • Experience with C#

Required Application Materials 

  • Resume
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!

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