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  • Happy 10 years, Camp Blizzard! We look back at the first decade of our summer internship program with stories, memories and advice from former interns-turned-full-time employees.

    A Look Back at 10 Years of the Blizzard Internship Program

    Ten summers ago, we opened our gates and welcomed the very first group of intrepid Blizzard interns onto our campus. Now, a decade on and hundreds of Blizz-terns later, we're taking time to honor the anniversary and reflect on how far we've come together.

  • What fresh hell is this!? The first quarterly Diablo IV update for 2020 is here, with Angela Del Priore sharing the team's approach to intuitive UI design and Candace Thomas introducing a new monster family, The Cannibals, while offering philosophical insight into overall monster design. And one good developer update deserves another: Diablo IV is hiring! Sanctuary is growing stronger with a couple dozen roles across Art & Animation, Engineering, Design, and Production. We hire globally and can assist with relocation & Visa, take a look and apply if you see a fit. Diablo openings: https://lnkd.in/ej3wSsS Diablo IV Update: https://news.blizzard.com/en-us/diablo4/23308274/diablo-iv-quarterly-update-february-2020

    Diablo IV Quarterly Update-February 2020

    Introduction to Quarterly Updates Luis Barriga, Game Director UI Design, Controller Support, and Co-Op Angela Del Priore, Lead UI Designer Monster Family & Design Highlight: Cannibal Tribes Candace Thomas, Senior Encounter Designer Hello, and welcome to the new blog section of the Diablo IV website!

  • "Strawberry is the tank." Experimental Mode has come to Overwatch! Game Director Jeff Kaplan and Principal Game Designer Michael Heiberg discuss how the new mode came about, what players can expect, and relate design approach to ice cream. As you do.

    Jeff Kaplan and Michael Heiberg on Experimental mode, Triple Damage, and ice cream economics

    Jeff Kaplan and Michael Heiberg are debating the relative popularity of ice cream flavors. "I always thought chocolate was the flavor everybody would like most," says Kaplan, Overwatch's game director. Heiberg, a principal game designer, shakes his head. "Statistically, vanilla is more popular." "All right, so-statistically, vanilla is the flavor," says Kaplan.

  • Two in a row! So proud to see Activision Blizzard on this year's Fortune 500 list. Congrats to all!

    Activision Blizzard

    Activision Blizzard is #401 on the 2017 Fortune 500 list. Find the latest news, stock prices and financial information for Activision Blizzard on Fortune.com.

  • "The next step on your journey could be just one application away." Terrific interview with Cat Morgan, former Blizzard intern and current software engineer on the Hearthstone team!

    Blizzard Interviews Cat Morgan

    Cat Morgan is currently a software engineer for the Hearthstone development team. She got her start at Blizzard via a student internship in the summer of 2014, and was later hired to a full time position in 2015. She shares her personal career story below: It wasn't until college that I discovered my love for programming.

  • Sure, Blizzard’s Employee Referral Program has cash bonuses for successfully referring talented people, but we also wanted to express our appreciation on a more...personal level.

    Life at Blizzard: Behold the Headhunter Skull!

    Sure, Blizzard's Employee Referral Program has cash bonuses for successfully referring talented people, but we also wanted to express our appreciation on a more...personal level Behold the Headhunter Skull!

  • Proud to rank #9 on Fortune's inaugural list of the fifty most innovative and forward-looking companies in the world!

    The Fortune Future 50

    Meet the Future 50, our new ranking of companies best positioned for growth. Among the inaugural list: Salesforce, Tesla, Netflix, and more.

  • So proud of our University Relations team for all their hard work! Students, remember that 2018 summer internships go up later this year, see http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQeHD for more details.

    How Blizzard Increased Its Number of Female Interns by 166% in One Year

    The video game community isn't known for its gender diversity. With women making up just 22% of all game developers internationally, the industry really needs to welcome more women into the workforce. One company breaking that mold is Blizzard Entertainment, publisher of games like World of Warcraft and one of Fortune's 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2017.

  • Humbled and proud to join the Fortune 500, congrats to our fellow first timers!

    Meet the 20 Companies That Just Joined the Fortune 500 for the First Time

    What does it take to be in the Fortune 500? The 20 companies that made the list for the first time this year offer insight into that question. Besides clearing this year's bar of at least $5.1 billion in annual revenue, the companies in the Fortune 500 freshman class come from widely disparate backgrounds and took many different paths to arrive to the list.

  • Why are we headquartered in Orange County? The better question is, why aren't you? Join us!

    Blizzard Entertainment: Living in Orange County

    Ever wonder why we love to call Orange County home? Learn more at careers.blizzard.com

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