Job Ops

October 5, 2016

Diablo 3 Team Job Openings

The Diablo 3 team has been shedding personnel for months, as many of the designers and senior developers have moved on to other projects at Blizzard or left the company entirely. Of late, almost all the Diablo job openings have been “unannounced project” positions, and mostly senior ones at that. For instance, the Diablo jobs listed back in the Spring were:

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By: Flux

August 8, 2014

Blizzard release recruitment video

Blizzard are always on the look out for new staffers and today they released a new recruitment promotional video to entice you to the Blizzard campus. The video features many of the big players at Blizzard and it’s apparently the place “where dreams are made”.

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By: Rushster

September 9, 2012

Every Gaming Company is Horrible to Work For

That’s pretty much the theme of this post on Kotaku, which surveys anonymous comments from current and former employees from every major gaming studio and developer. The comments come from, and while they’re not fully guaranteed to be legit, there is some verification done, to at least ascertain a company connection.

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March 1, 2012

More Details About “The 600”

Yesterday’s big news was the 600 ex-Blizzard employees. The official explanation by Mike Morhaime stressed that these were primarily not members of the game development teams, and business/financial analysis in articles like this one from the Orange County Business Journal listed declining WoW sub figures and company revenues after a 2011 went by without any new game releases. That gave the impression that it was mostly WoW CS people and other office workers who weren’t especially “needed” anymore.

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