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Job Title:
Engineering and Production Learning Manager | Irvine, CA (Hybrid)

Requisition ID:
R022843

Job Description:

Job Title: Engineering and Production Learning Manager | Irvine, CA (Hybrid)

Department: Human Resources

Location: Irvine, CA (Hybrid – 3 days onsite)

Your Mission

Blizzard’s Learning & Development team seeks a highly motivated and experienced Engineering and Production Learning Manager to help us support and drive our game production and engineering communities’ learning needs. The Engineering and Production Learning Manager is responsible for developing a robust program to accelerate our developer’s career development, working with engineering and production leadership across our development community to help grow our talent through coordinated seminars, classes, workshops, and screenings so that they can focus on building epic experiences for our players.

Responsibilities

  • Partner with engineering and production leadership to identify learning needs and opportunities across all development teams
  • Develop an understanding of the strengths and opportunities for improvement within the engineering and production subject areas to craft best practices
  • Develop strategies to embed and reinforce project management in the culture of development across Blizzard
  • Support the professional goals and development opportunities for our entire engineering and production staff
  • Plan and create relevant training and internal events for engineers and producers
  • Source internal and external experts to contribute to our speakers series, /learn
  • Partner with other learning managers for cross-discipline programs
  • Boost communications and facilitate knowledge sharing across the development community
  • Develop metrics and methods to assess learning program effectiveness
  • Own and curate internal craft hubs and our video library
  • Monitor industry trends and innovations to inform training programs.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years’ experience in a software engineering, learning and development, game production, project management, program management, or related role
  • Key skills – needs assessment, project/program management, facilitation, presentation, communication, influence, strategic and critical thinking, analysis, and problem-solving
  • Strong consulting (internal or external) experience and skills
  • Strong analytical, organizational, and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work independently and effectively influence a team with varied strengths
  • Able to succeed in a dynamic and constantly evolving environment
  • Talent for diplomatic, unbiased communication, both written and verbal

Pluses

  • Experience with managing, coaching, and mentoring engineers and/or producers
  • Experience working on game development teams
  • Cross-disciplinary communications experience between engineering, production, design, and art
  • A passion for video games

Your Platform

At Blizzard Entertainment, we pour our hearts and souls into everything we create. Best known for iconic video game universes including Warcraft, Overwatch, Diablo, and StarCraft, we’ve been creating genre-defining games for millions of players around the world for more than 30 years. We’re on a quest: bring our dreams to life and craft the most epic entertainment experiences…ever. Hard work, iteration and polish go into the Blizzard “secret recipe,” but the most important ingredients come from talented people who share our vision. If that sounds like you, join us.

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), 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 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 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 [redacted] 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/.

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $77,760.00 – $143,920.00 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.

Tagged as: Career Development, Communications, Consulting, Critical Thinking, Design, Leadership, Library, Management, Presentation, Production Learning, Program Management, Project Management, Requisition, Software Engineering

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