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Social Content Creator

Santa Monica, CA

Blizzard Entertainment’s Creative Marketing Services is looking for an experienced Social Content Creator to ideate with our Engagement team and develop industry-leading social content for our channels. If you’re a passionate World of Warcraft player, have a familiarity with the Warcraft universe, and love being on the front lines of daily social content like TikTok, X, Instagram, and more, this is the role for you! Whether you are designing and creating static images, coming up with memes, capturing in-game content, editing video related to the trends of the day, or creating longer lead interactive content, our ideal candidate must always seem to be asking, "Wouldn't it be funny if....?"


A person will be successful in this role if they understand the visual vocabulary of a variety of platforms including best practices for X, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube and TikTok. This candidate must have a versatile technical skillset, the ability to capture footage within game engines, and a creative mindset to push boundaries.


Additionally, the right candidate will have a deep understanding of social media trends, how platforms function, and a basic understanding of creative performance KPIs. Strong communications skills are needed for fantastic presentations and storytelling as a key voice of the social creative team. If this sounds like you, then pull up a seat—we’d love to meet you!

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create video, static, and interactive assets in support of our major releases and content updates
  • Tailoring content to the best practices of each of our platforms
  • Maintain knowledge of digital technology and social media trends, media requirements, and current accessibility requirements.
  • Choose effective social media marketing components and devise effective visual strategies to promote World of Warcraft marketing campaigns. Collaborate with partner marketing teams to launch and support major game titles as well as day to day social content.
  • Provide key assets to regional teams and understand localization needs.
  • Understand the goals of a given project – knowing the right questions to ask and knowing how to track down answers, taking feedback, and following through as needed to complete a project. Manipulate image composition and perform basic paint overs when necessary.


REQUIREMENTS

  • 3+ years professional experience in creating social content from initial concept to creative delivery
  • Expert within the Warcraft universe and World of Warcraft gameplay
  • Knowledge and passion for games within the MMO game category
  • High levels of creativity, and demonstrated ability to generate innovative concepts, designs, and ideas. Strong conceptual skills and the ability to execute creative effectively and iterate.
  • Exceptional eye for composition, contrast, and color. Comprehensive understanding of design principles and typography.
  • Experience creating content for multiple social platforms including TikTok, X, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Snapchat, Reddit, and emerging channels
  • General understanding of best practices, technical requirements, and specs for developing content for social media channels. Knowledge of image formats and video codecs.
  • Expert-level knowledge of Adobe Master Suite apps. (including Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, etc).
  • Basic familiarity with game capture and repurposing in-game assets for marketing design
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop meaningful content by participating in internal weekly sprints, ideating and presenting to stakeholders
  • Able to work under pressure in a fast-paced, high-volume environment with frequent priority shifts.
  • Able to work well in a collaborative team environment, and within an iterative design process.
  • A passion for video games, movies, graphic novels, science fiction, and other elements of pop culture.
  • Remote roles must work core team hours (PST). Roles that convert to full-time employees must be willing to relocate. Full-time employment is not guaranteed.


PLUSES

  • Familiarity working on a PC
  • Knowledge of Maya, 3Dmax, Blender, zBrush, or other 3D animation/modeling software
  • Experience as a digital artist/illustrator and relevant software
  • Experience in the game industry
  • Experience with photography, cinematography and/or machinima
  • Experience working in a mobile publishing organization
  • A passion for video games, movies, graphic novels, science fiction, and other elements of pop culture


REQUIRED APPLICATION MATERIALS

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter should include your career goals, World of Warcraft experience, and why you want to work at Blizzard
  • Portfolio of creative work


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! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.


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 accommodationrequests@activisionblizzard.com General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here. Thank you for your interest.


Rewards

We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

  • Medical, dental, vision, health savings account or health reimbursement account, healthcare spending accounts, dependent care spending accounts, life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance;
  • 401(k) with Company match, tuition reimbursement, charitable donation matching;
  • Paid holidays and vacation, paid sick time, floating holidays, compassion and bereavement leaves, parental leave;
  • Mental health & wellbeing programs, fitness programs, free and discounted games, and a variety of other voluntary benefit programs like supplemental life & disability, legal service, ID protection, rental insurance, and others;
  • If the Company requires that you move geographic locations for the job, then you may also be eligible for relocation assistance.


Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. 


In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $29.81 - $55.14 Hourly. These values reflect the expected base pay range of new hires across all U.S. locations. Ultimately, your specific range and offer will be based on several factors, including relevant experience, performance, and work location.


Your Talent Professional can share this role’s range details for your local geography during the hiring process. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed.

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