Software Engineer, Engine - World of Warcraft
Blizzard Entertainment
Irvine, CA
Event Type
Job Posting
TimeMonday, 9 August 20217am - 8am PDT
DescriptionBlizzard Entertainment has an amazing opportunity for an engine programmer to join the fray on World of Warcraft. As a key contributor, you will be working with a team focused on the vision of improving World of Warcraft’s graphics and engine technology. Our team is highly collaborative, and you will work directly with artists, designers, and fellow software engineers as you help maintain key engine systems.

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.


Design and implementation of new graphics and engine functionality.
Maintain the rendering engine for performance, stability, and error-free operation.
Work closely with the art department to help them achieve their artistic vision.
Participate in and contribute to a diverse and inclusive culture.

Understanding of scene management and the rendering pipeline.
Experience shipping game titles with significant contributions to the engine.
Strong interpersonal and communications skills.
Strong mathematics skills, including proficiency with trigonometry and linear algebra.

Experience with code and data optimization.
Experience with multi-threaded programming.
Experience debugging across a variety of hardware configurations.
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 a deeply 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!