Technical Artist, In-Game Cinematics


Irvine, CA, USA

Full time

Sep 30

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CinematicsJob Title:

Technical Artist, In-Game CinematicsRequisition ID:

R006956Job Description:

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a motivated and experienced Technical Artist to join its In-Game Cinematics department. You are a highly motivated artist with experience building complex tools in Python, and you have a strong understanding of Python and object-oriented programming. You are attuned to the needs of a game production pipeline and are familiar with taking care of all the challenges that come from it.



Build and maintain pipeline tools that work closely with game technology

Become a subject-matter expert in in-engine and editor workflows and tools

Liaise and work closely with game engineers for issues that affect production

Work with Leads and Production staff to prioritize tasks

Document systems and feature functionality

Additional responsibilities may be assigned as needed



3+ years professional experience in game development or film

In-depth knowledge of Maya

Experience with Python and frameworks like PyQt

Excellent problem solving and time management skills

Excellent communicator with strong verbal and written skills

Demo reel online (preferred) showing technical proficiency



Experience with real-time asset implementation and optimization

Understanding of Games development process

Experience with Unity, Unreal, or other engines

Experience with 3D Studio Max and Max Script

Experience with additional languages such as C#, C++, Lua

Passion for Blizzard Games and Cinematics.

Required Application Materials:

Resume (PDF preferred)

Reel demo reel or link to samples of work and descriptive breakdown of contributions


Job Status: Full-Time

Primary Location: United States-CA-Irvine


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 a 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!

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Accommodation Request: We are committed to working with and providing reasonable assistance to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you are a disabled individual requiring an accommodation to apply for an open position, please email your request to General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.

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