2D Illustrator - Overwatch 2

Blizzard Entertainment

Irvine, CA, USA 100% Remote

Full time

2D

Aug 31

Job Title:

2D Illustrator - Overwatch 2

Requisition ID:

R017284

Job Description:

2D Illustrator – Overwatch 2

The Overwatch team is seeking a 2D Illustrator to help bring another dimension of life to our world and heroes!

With the launch of Overwatch 2 on the horizon, the team is looking for further opportunities to showcase the fantasy of our IP through illustrated assets. 2D Art has always been in the DNA of the franchise, and the 2D Illustrator in this role will be building and expanding on how illustrations can improve our player experiences.

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.

DAY TO DAY TASKS INCLUDE:

  • Create Illustrations for in-game and promotional purposes, including but not limited to: Mythic skin splash illustrations, Battlepass background art, Marketing artwork
  • Collaborate with cinematic and character pipelines to build 2.5d Origin Stories Art
  • Provide feedback to internal and outsource artists
  • Working with the Art Director to continue pushing the scope, style, and pipeline for Illustrations in Overwatch

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A detailed understanding of 2D art software
  • Proven experience crafting illustration artwork for film, games, or animation.
  • Strong grasp of fundamentals in anatomy, lighting, proportions, and colors theory.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of stylization, characterization, and storytelling through composition, multifaceted poses, and facial expressions.
  • Self-Motivated with a desire to problem-solve with Art Directors.
  • Ability to execute across a variety of visual genres, from high fantasy to hard surface sci-fi.
  • Able to interpret and juggle the balance between Eastern and Western appeal that is inherent to Overwatch.

Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to growing our employees. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work/life balance. We've worked hard to champion an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. Our people are everything, and our core values are real.

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.

Come help us bring the world together through epic entertainment!

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