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Senior Software Engineer, Graphics, Diablo

Irvine, California
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3 Sep 2022
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Senior Software Engineer, Graphics, Diablo

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We Need You

The minions of Hell are growing stronger...

We are working on Diablo 4 and looking for a skilled Software Engineer who is passionate about graphics shaders & scene management with a heavy focus on 3D math.

Our team is focused on the vision of improving Diablo's graphics technology, and you will interface with designers, game programmers, and fellow engine programmers as you help develop and refine key engine systems. Our backgrounds are diverse, but we share a real passion for all things Diablo. We believe that if you're looking for a tight-knit crew that celebrates self-expression and embraces collaboration, we might be an extraordinary fit for you!


Work with a team of engineers focused on the vision of improving Diablo's graphics technology.
Interface with designers, game programmers, and fellow engine programmers as you help develop and refine key engine systems.
Have a strong aptitude for critical thinking and analysis, outstanding people skills, and demonstrated graphics programming experience.


5+ years of experience in programming
Experience with shaders and GPU programming
Knowledge of DirectX 11+ and modern graphics APIs
Strong mathematics skills, including proficiency with trigonometry and linear algebra
Thorough understanding of multi-threaded programming
Experience with code and data optimization
Understanding of art content pipeline and tools
Able to rapidly learn and understand software by reading source code and stepping through code under a debugger
Passion for real-time graphics and software development


Experience shipping at least one video game with a major contribution to the graphics engine
Visual arts aptitude
Console programming experience
Knowledge of Maya and its SDK
A degree in computer science, or relevant experience

We love hearing from anyone who is enthusiastic about changing the games industry. Not sure you meet all qualifications? Let us decide! Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

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 opportunities 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!
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  • Job Reference: 703640928-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Blizzard Entertainment
  • Location: Irvine, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: I.T. & Communications
  • Job Type: Permanent