Software Engineer, Cinematics

Blizzard Entertainment
Irvine California 92618 United States of America
11 days ago

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Software Engineer, Cinematics

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At Blizzard, we take pride in the infinite care and detail put into every aspect of our games and cinematics that we deliver to our players. Blizzard Animation, which creates the Cinematics that breathe life into the various Blizzard Franchises, is seeking an inventive software engineer for our R&D Team. This engineer will be responsible for creating software tools and workflows for production departments such as previz, modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, lighting etc. for all Blizzard Cinematic projects. Specifically, we are looking for a software engineer to help develop custom software tools, maintain/augment existing tools to support these departments and their asset/data flow needs. We use industry standard software to build our 3D worlds, animate characters, simulate effects and render images. You are fluent in 3D math and 3D geometry, conversant in C++ / Python and understand how data flows in a graphics content pipeline. You will need to partner with the creative artists and fellow RnD /TD engineers to build tools that scale our production processes. This is a full-time position at our Blizzard central office in Irvine, California.

Covid-19 Hiring Update: We’ve transitioned to a work-from-home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time. This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options.




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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 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.


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