Associate Graphic Designer

Blizzard Entertainment
Irvine, CA, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

Greetings, talented graphic designers, your time is now! Blizzard’s Product Development team is looking for an Associate Graphic Designer to join our ranks. Our team extends the Blizzard brands to licensed merchandise, ranging from apparel and collectibles to computer peripherals and weapon replicas and more.

Additionally, we’re responsible for creating exclusive consumer products, packaging, and the web graphics featured on the Blizzard Gear Store and at industry conventions. In short, we want to make the consumer experience as epic as possible.

Told you your time is now!

In this role you’ll work closely with product category managers, franchise holders and art directors. We’re looking for someone who has professional graphic design experience, extensive knowledge of Blizzard franchises and training with approval tracking software. We’re a fun, collaborative team, and we take our quest of applying the ‘Blizzard polish’ to everything we do very seriously. So spruce up that portfolio, drop us a line and show us what you can do, and let’s get to work!

Responsibilities

  • Product Design and Development
  • Create new graphic design solutions for consumer products, web banners and packaging
  • Creatively contribute to the look, design and features of Blizzard consumer products
  • Consult with teammates, art managers and franchise holders to ensure projects achieve Blizzard quality
  • Licensed Product Approvals
  • Utilize approval software programs to review and provide feedback on licensed product submissions
  • Provide external partners with franchise appropriate artwork, logos, and legal lines
  • Generate detailed written feedback and graphical mock-ups to assist Blizzard licensees with product approvals
  • Understanding of global consumer product markets and regional design executions

Skills & Requirements

  • A minimum of 2 years of graphic design experience
  • Detailed knowledge of MS Office and Adobe Creative Suite programs
  • Ability to work and thrive in a highly iterative design environment
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • PlusesExperience designing, developing and approving consumer products for other leading entertainment franchises
  • Passion for art, pop culture, storytelling and video game development

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

Required Application Materials

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Portfolio demonstrating relevant graphic design skills
  • Only digital artwork submissions such as website, blog or online album will be accepted
  • An art test may be required

**Only submittals with Cover Letters will be considered.


TO APPLY, PLEASE VISIT OUR WEBSITE HERE:

 https://careers.blizzard.com/en-us/openings/oHsz4fww

About the Company

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-selling 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.