Diablo...4?

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  1. IanBoyd

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    Announced from Blizzard, an unnamed Diablo project.

    https://careers.blizzard.com/en-us/openings/oNiH7fwD

    We Need You

    The minions of Hell are growing stronger...

    We're working on a new, unannounced Diablo project. Are you a skilled Dungeon Artist? Come work with us, and together we will build something exceptional.

    Our team of talented developers is growing. Our backgrounds are diverse, but we all share a real passion for what we do. We believe that if you’re looking for a tight-knit crew that celebrates self-expression and embraces collaboration, we might be a phenomenal fit for you.

    Stuff We Will Trust You With

    Modeling and texturing compelling assets. Essential skills include a solid grasp of form, color, and light for both 2D and 3D art assets. You can concept, model, and texture your work! You are also up on the latest tools and technology. The ideal candidate works well in an environment of peers who are passionate about working on the dark gothic world of Diablo, making great games, killing millions of monsters and getting loot!

    Stuff You Can Rightfully Brag About

    What will it take to be successful in this role? Well, we’re always looking for people who are game developers first and who can help us become even better than we are today, so these are probably some of your previous achievements:

    • Work directly with level design to build atmospheric dungeons with a focus on composition, detail and mood, while ensuring that the gameplay space is readable.
    • Author environmental assets for a modern pipeline including modeling, and texturing assets for the Diablo World
    • Work with Lead Environment Artist and the Art Director to ensure all environments are meeting the high-quality bar Blizzard is known for.
    • Serve as an active participant in team art discussions, critiques and reviews.
    • 3+ years’ experience with world building and efficiently putting together in-game environments. Development experience modeling and texturing assets using Maya, ZBrush, and Substance painter/designer.
    • Experience and a portfolio demonstrating assets developed in a modern pipeline and in game examples of World Building.
    • Experience working with a lead artist or art director in developing a unique and cohesive modeling and texturing style for environment assets
    • Proven problem-solving / prototyping ability
    • An exceptional understanding of form, shape, structure, composition and silhouette as it relates to world building and modeling.
    • Able to work creatively as part of a large or small group
    • Ability to mentor junior environment artists and provide meaningful feedback
    • Self-driven, excellent communicator, big picture minded and a model team-player
    • Thinks of themselves as a game developer first, and an artist second
    • A passion for games
    • Organized and can optimize levels and assets for performance and memory.
    And yeah, you will need these things to apply

    • Resume
    • Cover Letter which should include:
      • Why you are interested in working at Blizzard
      • What games you are currently playing
    • Portfolio demonstrating relevant programming and artistic skills required
      • Only online artwork submissions will be accepted (e.g. website, blog or online album)
    • Must be willing to complete a test if requested to do so
    Blizzard Entertainment is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

    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 [email protected]. General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.
     
  2. cutig

    cutig My name is Rod, and I like to party
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    It’s been long enough for sure. Hopefully it doesn’t take a year for them to figure shit out if it ever launches
     
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  3. Odin

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    diablo battle royale please
     
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  4. Doc Louis

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    I just hope the loot market is even more one sided this time around
     
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  5. Odin

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  6. cutig

    cutig My name is Rod, and I like to party
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    Tagging him in the thread he posted eh
     
  7. IanBoyd

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    I don't want Diablo mixed with fps or moba or battle royale.
     
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  8. jplaYa

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    ERROR 37
     
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  9. BlazingRebel

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    :fuckoff: the very thought is nightmare inducing
     
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  10. Karl Hungus

    Karl Hungus Fan of lingonberry pancakes, autobahn, deine kable
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    the closest i want to see this franchise approach those genres is having a few characters in heroes of the storm.
     
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  11. Karl Hungus

    Karl Hungus Fan of lingonberry pancakes, autobahn, deine kable
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    Diablo just posted in a veiled way that they wont be announcing diablo 4 at blizzcon.
     
  12. cutig

    cutig My name is Rod, and I like to party
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    Link?
     
  13. Karl Hungus

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  14. IanBoyd

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    Activision Blizzard stocks loses 3.7 billion dollars after closing Blizzcon with a shitty mobile Diablo game announcement instead of Diablo 4.

    :roll:

    also

    :tebow:
     
  15. cutig

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    It's coming.

    Just not this year
     
  16. IanBoyd

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    It is, but its fucking baffling how Blizzard completely didn't see the shit show coming

    "do...do you guys not HAVE phones?" was a legit answer on the panel during the presentation.
     
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  17. jplaYa

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    Mobile gaming in general is like the worst of the worst. Mobile Diablo is such a joke
     
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  18. Doc Louis

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    Like they thought people wanted to do that gear grind nonstop on their phones...
     
  19. Wu

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    Had a coworker who’s a big gamer actually defend mobile diablo

    I had to walk away for a moment
     
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  20. jplaYa

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    Is his twitch stream of 11 viewers excited to engage with him as he plays?
     
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  21. Wu

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    He looks at anime on his work computer

    I don’t think I need to say any more
     
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  22. Doc Louis

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    Well... We have room to make fun of him if he's paying for it versus watching it free...
     
  23. Jean-Ralphio

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    “we care deeply about our community!”

    “Here is a cash grab mobile diablo, we know you’re all excited”

    -Blizzard

    I cant think of a better way to say fuck you to the community they claim to care so deeply for.
     
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  24. Jeffrey Lebowski

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    I can see it now....

    “Identify this legendary for just $2.99!”

    “Unlock greater rifts with our Fuck You pack for just $19.99.”
     
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  25. Lyrtch

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    still going to buy a new pc when diablo 4 comes out

    i'm weak
     
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  26. Doc Louis

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    Yeah I was thinking about upgrading my laptop in 2021
     
  27. IanBoyd

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    Blizzard has hired The Witcher 3's director as new director for Diablo 4
     
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  28. cutig

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    That's an interesting development