Team Name:

Diablo IV

Job Title:

Department Operations Manager | Production | Diablo Franchise

Requisition ID:

R023060

Job Description:

Join us as we write the next chapter in the Diablo universe! Diablo IV is the next-gen action RPG experience with endless evil to slaughter, countless abilities to master, nightmarish Dungeons, and legendary loot
Come work with us, and together we’ll create something amazing
Our team of passionate developers is growing.

The Diablo 4 team is seeking a highly motivated and experienced operations manager to support our staff and department culture on the Diablo Production team
You will be a key partner to senior department leadership and provide support by aiding in communication, planning and culture.

We have a world-class team who are dedicated and passionate about their work
You will apply your people management background and skills to help improve the day-to-day life of the team
We’d love to see some department-related experience, however experience in supporting career development and team dynamics will be most critical to success.

This role is anticipated to be a hybrid work position, with some work on-site and some work-from-home
The potential home studio for this role is Albany, NY or Irvine, CA.

Responsibilities:

* Support leadership plans with resource planning, budget forecasting and utilization; track annual department budget and work with leaders to maximize impact.
* Support leadership in tracking, evaluating and actioning on employee sentiment and engagement.
* Identify areas for department development with respect to both the staff and leadership
Partner with HR and executive assistants to arrange training events with internal trainers and external vendors.
* Plan and schedule meetings to promote team growth and cohesion, including information sharing sessions and periodic social events.
* Develop and facilitate recurring intra-department meetings (weekly all hands, bi-weekly leads meeting, weekly TD meeting), track follow-up and action items.
* Champion employee and team communication, including emails, slack channel updates, department presentations and more.
* Own department specific collateral creation including new hire onboarding, offboarding and knowledge transition support.
* Partner across organizations within the franchise to promote best practices, consistency and aligned employee experience.
* Partner with Finance, HR, and support teams to support key monthly, quarterly and annual cycles.

Requirements:

* 5+ years experience in operational support, preferably in entertainment or software development
* Experience supporting business culture & effectiveness
* Exceptional verbal and written communications skills, attention to detail and follow-up
* Working knowledge of game development and the games industry
* Experience with team building and engagement planning
* Ability to collaborate and communicate across a variety of levels from team members to leaders
* Experience with budget planning and utilization in organizations of 100+ people

Pluses

* Knowledge of the Diablo franchise or other Blizzard games
* Bachelor Degree in business, game development or related fields
* Experience in organizational development or effectiveness

Your Platform

Best known for iconic video game universes including Warcraft, Overwatch, Diablo, and StarCraft, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc
(www.blizzard.com), a division of Activision Blizzard, which was acquired by Microsoft (NASDAQ: MSFT), is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment experiences
Blizzard Entertainment has created some of the industry’s most critically acclaimed and genre-defining games over the last 30 years, with a track record that includes multiple Game of the Year awards
Blizzard Entertainment engages tens of millions of players around the world with titles available on PC via Battle.net, Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and Android.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc., is one of the world’s largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment
We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty, World of Warcraft, Overwatch, Diablo, Candy Crush and Bubble Witch
Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovative 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 our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve
As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

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 Click To Reveal Email
General employment questions cannot be accepted or processed here
Thank you for your interest.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company
We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status, among other characteristics.

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
You can learn more by visiting https://www.benefitsforeveryworld.com/.
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In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $87,480.00 – $161,910.00 Annual
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.Click To Reveal Link Recommended Skills

  • Attention To Detail
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