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Employment Type:
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Posted:
2/5/2018
Job Category:
Information Services
Associate Software Engineer, Unannounced Mobile Project
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Description

Well met, student engineers! Blizzard's University Relations would like to thank you for your interest and for taking the initiative to apply for this exciting opportunity. Before we turn this job description over to the team, we'd like tell you a bit about Blizzard Entertainment.

Our New Grad Program is focused on helping you, the intrepid graduating student, begin your career in gaming in the most effective way possible. Blizzard's not an easy place to get into, but we believe we're a studio worthy of your talents. For over 25 years, Blizzard employees have cultivated a culture built on passion, collaboration, creativity, and fun. Put simply, we legitimately love what we do for a living, and we're proud to offer you an opportunity to do the same. Good luck! And now, over to the team.

Overview

Our team has an opening for a graduate software engineer to implement gameplay features for an unannounced mobile experience. As a gameplay engineer at Blizzard Entertainment, you will be the bridge that connects technology with game design and art. The ideal candidate will have a strong aptitude for innovation, critical thinking and analysis, strong people skills, and boundless creativity. Be passionate about making games and be willing to go all-in and embrace this opportunity to the fullest!

Eligibility Requirements

* Graduating between December 2017 and August 2018
* Authorized to work in the US

Responsibilities

* Collaborate with developers from all disciplines to ensure a great player experience
* Collaborate with members of the engineering team to build reusable and maintainable technologies and code

Requirements

* A passion for Blizzard games
* Knowledge of a programming language such as C# or C/C++
* Strong mathematics background (logic, linear algebra, geometry, etc.)
* Understanding of data structures and algorithms
* Must be comfortable working within and adding to an established code framework
* Comfortable giving and receiving feedback

Pluses

* Major in a related field (computer science, computer engineering, real-time interactive simulation, etc.)
* Knowledge of 3D graphics, animation, lighting, and camera control
* Experience with Unity for personal, professional, or educational projects
* Experience with unit test frameworks
* Familiarity with the Agile/Scrum development process
* Familiarity with Git, Perforce, or Subversion

Required Application Materials

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

WARNING! Applications that do not include all the required materials will not be considered.

About Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.

Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft and the Warcraft, StarCraft, and Diablo franchises, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (www.blizzard.com), a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry's most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard Entertainment's track record includes nineteen #1 games and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company's online-gaming service, Battle.net, is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active players.