Lead Software Engineer, Client

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17
5 - 7 years experience
Arts & Entertainment
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 09/21/17

Heroes of the Storm is seeking an experienced programmer to join our team as Lead Client Engineer.  Your experience and vision will grow the client that brings Heroes into the Nexus! We are experienced developers and die-hard Blizzard fans who strive to make the most action-packed and dynamic MOBA in the world. We are experts in a bit of everything and our team works to combine all of Blizzard’s values, game design, and art styles into a single cohesive vision. 


  • Own the overall quality, vision and direction of the shipping Heroes client codebase
  • Provide engineering direction for client features and development
  • Collaborate with design and art leads on feature priorities
  • Coach, grow and delegate to client engineering leads and individual contributors
  • Foster a positive Blizzard-quality team environment


  • 5+ years of AAA C++ Game Development experience
  • Passion for leading and guiding engineers
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Great understanding of modern game development


  • Experience leading individual game development discipline (eg: graphics, UI, gameplay)
  • Experience managing engineering leads
  • Shipped experience with online/client-server game
  • Experience working in large development teams
  • CS or related degree
  • Passion for Blizzard games
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