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ABOUT LEVEL UP U

We are excited to announce the inaugural class of level Up U, a 3-month training program (June-August 2022) for engineering candidates who are passionate about our games and want to launch their careers in the gaming industry. Participants will have the opportunity to learn directly from some of the most accomplished engineering talent across our business, including leaders from Activision Publishing, Blizzard Entertainment and King.

WHO SHOULD APPLY


Level up “You:” This is about you and your potential – regardless of the extent of your previous industry experience. If you have a programming background, an interest in games, and a life-long-learner mentality, you should apply to Level Up U.

LEVEL UP YOUR SKILLS  ————

During Level Up U, you will

- Develop a high-level understanding of technical game content creation and engineering

- Reinforce critical programming fundamentals that are most important for game development

- Learn directly from senior Activision Blizzard leaders, who will serve as program facilitators

 -Collaborate with peers using project-based assignments
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 -Learn about our values and how Activision Blizzard is influencing the future of gaming 

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HEAR FROM OUR LEADERS ABOUT WHY THEY ARE EXCITED ABOUT THIS PROGRAM

GRADUATES FROM LEVEL UP U WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO BUILD THE NEXT GENERATION OF GAMES.

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DETAILS  ————

During Level Up U, you will undergo technical and skills-based training, using both traditional classroom and hands-on learning. To create an immersive experience and foster community, there will be some on-site programming in Los Angeles, CA during the program. If you have personal or extenuating circumstances and cannot temporarily relocate for Level Up U, there may be accommodations you can discuss with your recruiter at the time of offer.

After graduating from Level Up U, you will move to a regular full-time engineering role at Activision Blizzard that takes into account both your personal interests and the needs of the organization.

HOW TO APPLY TO LEVEL UP U:

If you are interested in participating in Level Up U from June - August 2022, please review the important application details below. To learn more about Activision Blizzard Careers, please click here.

All individuals who fit the below criteria are encouraged to apply:
Candidates who have a programming background, familiarity with C++, a willingness to grow and take on new challenges, and a passion for gaming.

Application Process:
If you are interested in Level Up U, please follow the below steps:
  1. Submit your online application by the date defined within your initial email.
  2. Take our required online assessment. Shortly after applying to Level Up U, you will receive a link via email inviting you to take our online assessment. This assessment is required and will evaluate your technical skills to help us better understand your aptitude and experience. NOTE: We will be evaluating assessment results continuously and accepting applications on a rolling basis, so please complete the assessment as soon as possible
  3. Stay tuned for a decision from our recruiting team. We will aim to provide you with an offer decision 2-3 weeks after you complete the online assessment

If you are interested in participating in Level Up U in the future, please email us at levelup@activision.com. We will reach out as we build the next roster for future cohorts

LEVELING UP ON DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION

Our best work comes from a culture in which our employees bring their authentic and best selves. At Activision Blizzard, we are committed to building an environment where differences are embraced and celebrated.

Our CEO, Bobby Kotick, has pledged a company investment of $250 million over the next 10 years to expand opportunities in gaming and technology for under-represented communities. As part of delivering on this commitment, Level Up U aims to help individuals from all backgrounds join our industry.

Through Level Up U, we seek to set the standard within the gaming industry for more inclusive hiring.