Why Work For Activision Blizzard Ireland Ltd
Why Work For Us
Activision’s mission is to be a worldwide leader in the development, publishing and distribution of engaging, quality interactive entertainment software products that will delight our consumers.
Founded in 1979, we are an international publisher who develops and releases video gaming products across a variety of game platforms including PC, PlayStation ® 2 and 3 systems from Sony, Nintendo's Wii™, the Xbox 360™ system from Microsoft, and hand-held consoles such as Nintendo DS ® and Sony PSP™.
We focus development and publishing on products that are, or have the potential to become, long term franchise properties. Our current franchises include fantastic brands such as Spider-Man ® and Shrek, the credible and well established Tony Hawk™ and Call of Duty ®, also new to Activision this year, Transformers and James Bond.
Our products cover many genres from action adventure and sports to role-playing, simulation and strategy. As well as licenses that appeal to hardcore gamers we also are a long term DreamWorks licensee developing gaming products for kids and young teens. In addition we recently acquired RedOctane, Inc. and its highly popular Guitar Hero franchise.
Activision currently has global revenue of $1.52 billion and 2,100 employees worldwide. Together with the Lucas Arts and Red Octane businesses we are consistently in the top three publishers of video games worldwide. We operate in the U.S., Canada, the U.K. & Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Australia, Scandinavia, Spain, the Netherlands and now in Ireland.