Creative Director
Location:
Irvine , California
Posted:
December 17, 2017
Reference:
625700161
Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a seasoned creative director to join our Diablo team as we look to the future! The ideal candidate will understand the core of what makes the Diablo universe resonate with players, and will be able to collaborate with art and design to rally around a consistent vision of world, story, and tone.  Additionally, the candidate will possess an exceptional ability to inspire large teams and pitch and evangelize ideas as part of a larger-scale creative framework.
Responsibilities:
  • Inspire and align the team around creative goals
  • Ensure consistency of creative vision across art, story, design, and cinematics
  • Run kickoffs for new content ideas
  • Develop key story outlines and content briefs to guide art and content creation
  • Interface with external groups to ensure consistency of vision outside the game
  • Help steer strategic creative decisions at a franchise level
Requirements:
  • 6 years of experience shipping AAA titles in design roles
  • Multiple shipped titles in a lead role with oversight of a design group or discipline
  • Exceptional ability to pitch and inspire
  • Ability to direct, collaborate, and speak critically on story, art, and content development
  • A deep passion for dark fantasy in general and the Diablo franchise in particular
  • A great understanding of modern game development
Pluses:
  • Previous experience as a game director or creative director
  • Deep understanding of world design, cinematics, or narrative design
  • Previous management experience leading large groups

A little about us:
Blizzard Entertainment is a premier developer/publisher of entertainment software, including World of Warcraft, StarCraft, Diablo, and Hearthstone.

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