Supervising Writer

Blizzard Entertainment is looking for a talented and experienced individual to join the Creative Development as a Supervising Writer. Duties will focus on screenwriting, dialog writing for games, comics, short fiction, and general collaborative story development. The ideal candidate will have proven success as an animation writer or screenwriter, outstanding people skills, experience leading a writers' room setting, and an absolute passion to tell great stories in various cinematic mediums.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Take a lead role in the development of Blizzard Entertainment's intellectual properties, focused on animated content and game writing
  • Create original story and series concepts for Blizzard Entertainment's intellectual properties
  • Contribute to IP development for all of Blizzard Entertainment's franchises
  • Work with internal development teams to evolve Blizzard Entertainment's intellectual properties and expand them to various media types
  • Work closely with storyboard artists, directors, development executives, and creative directors to develop epic entertainment experiences

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 5+ years of TV/Film industry or related-industry experience as a screenwriter or story editor, delivering content for a major IP
  • Strong creative leadership expertise
  • Successfully produced writing work, preferably in genre content
  • Thorough knowledge of the story-development process
  • Excellent written and oral business-communication skills
  • Passion for Blizzard Entertainment's intellectual properties
  • Vast knowledge of successful intellectual properties in today's popular culture
  • Ability to inspire and manage others
  • Ability to work and thrive in a team environment, communicating creative initiatives across production stages
  • Ability to produce writing without constant supervision
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to work well under deadlines

 

Pluses:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • TV story editing and/or creation
  • Enthusiasm for video and/or table top games

 
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 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! 


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