Senior Software Engineer
Classic Games Irvine

Blizzard Entertainment is seeking an enthusiastic senior software engineer to be a key contributor and leader for the Diablo franchise. The ideal candidate finds simple solutions for complex problems, loves being part of small but agile teams, and wants to push games to new heights.

We’re an intensely collaborative group, passionate about our projects, and looking to create compelling features to keep players engaged for years to come.


  • Work closely with external teams to maintain Blizzard quality on current platforms
  • Collaborate with designers, artists, and fellow programmers to develop and refine key systems
  • Tackle a wide variety of unique challenges that come along with a live product
  • Identify and resolve pipeline issues
  • Investigate opportunities for the future of the Diablo franchise


  • Passion for the Diablo franchise
  • A minimum of 5 years game development experience
  • Fluent in C++
  • Able to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Self-motivation and willingness to participate in many areas of game development


  • Knowledge of rendering architecture and associated APIs (shaders, animation, skinning, lighting, and special effects)
  • Strong math skills (linear algebra, trigonometry, etc.)
  • Experience developing on multiple platforms
  • Computer science, EE, mathematics, physics, or related degree
  • Familiarity with other Blizzard products

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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