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Senior Content Designer, Mobile

Activision Publishing Inc.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Job Title: Senior Content Designer, Mobile

Requisition ID: R009502

Job Description:
Job Title : Senior Content Designer, Mobile

Reporting To: Art Director, Mobile

Department : Call of Duty Mobile

Location: Santa Monica, CA OR Remote

Your Mission

Welcome to Activision Mobile.We're a new in-house studio, dedicated to developing the best AAA mobile games in the world. Our first project is a new AAA mobile title in the Call of Duty franchise and we're looking for great talent from mobile, console and PC backgrounds passionate about their work, whoshare our belief in what AAA experienceson mobile canand shouldbe.We're incredibly excited to build out our teams and get to work, and invite you to join us in making something special.

Your Profile

As a Senior Content Designer on Call of Duty Mobile you will be responsible for helping to create and execute a vision for Call of Duty:Mobile live operations content. As a Senior Content Designer you will bring the unique narrative, characters, and weapons to life through the design of seasonal themes, assets for battle pass, battle crates, lucky draws, holiday content, and other events. In addition they will help create the ongoing overarching narrative for the title in the form of comics and narrative briefs that tie into content and feature drops. The perfect candidate has a passion for the Call of Duty franchise, has experience with narrative and visual storytelling, is familiar with mobile best practices and has worked in a fast paced live ops environment. Reporting to the Art Director, you will join a team of content and narrative designers who value teamwork, collaboration, constructive input, and the relentless pursuit of quality.

Main Mission

  • Conceptualize characters, weapons, and other assets with an emphasis on fast ideation and creative design through the use of mood boards and written narrative
  • Work with the Art Director and stakeholders to develop and propose new seasonal themes
  • Conceptualize and help write overarching narrative from Season to Season.
  • Help mentor junior designers and help establish best practices in narrative and content design
  • Evaluate proposals and concepts from external developers and outsource vendors
  • Consistently bring creative and fresh ideas to the table that will surprise and delight our player base
  • Contribute to the review of game systems and other design proposals
  • Collaborate and build relationships with Content Design group, external partners, and vendors

Minimum Requirements

  • 4+ years working experience in a design role with at least one shipped product or having worked on a live ops product
  • Experience designing cosmetic assets for games
  • Experience with establishing narrative or visual storytelling
  • Comfortable developing visuals through the use of mood boards or concept art
  • Passion for playing and making video games
  • Clear, effective communication with a wide variety of designers, artists, and engineers
  • A positive and self-driven attitude with the ability to be collaborative in a team environment

Extra Points:

  • Strong familiarity with Call of Duty IP and storylines
  • Background in art and ability to provide paintovers or concept ideas
  • Previous experience designing for mobile devices
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Your Platform

Activision Mobile is an emerging team within Activision Publishing focusing on both publishing and live-operations for Call of Duty Mobile along with our new in-house studio dedicated to the development of AAA mobile titles. Designed around the singular focus of creating the best games in our space, ours is a mobile studio like no other. Developing in collaboration with Activision studios around the world, work on a new AAA mobile game in the Call of Duty franchise has begun.

It takes the industry's best talent to make entertainment history, and while we have world-class franchises, infrastructure and resources, our success comes from a driven and diverse team of people producing greatness together. We're looking for developers from mobile and PC backgrounds passionate about their work and who believe in realizing the potential of mobile gaming as much as we do.

Our World

We're highly collaborative, relaxed, and deadly serious about creating incredible entertainment for passionate players around the world. We approach mobile development as a craft, and our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for 'Every World' - we've got you covered!

COVID-19 Hiring Update : While our Mobile Studio is based in Santa Monica, CA, 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.

Activision 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.

Posted: 2021-10-08 Expires: 2021-11-06
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