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Michael Bybee (Production Director, Blizzard Entertainment)
Tiffany Wat (Production Director, Blizzard Entertainment, Blizzard Entertainment)
Location: Room 2005, West Hall
Date: Friday, March 22
Time: 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Pass Type: All Access Pass, Core Pass - Get your pass now!
Topic: Production & Team Leadership
Vault Recording: Video
Audience Level: All
Diablo IV was one of the fastest-selling Blizzard games of all time, but success was never guaranteed. In this talk, we will discuss specific actions and circumstances that created an environment where the team, and by extension the game, could be successful. Topics are grouped under 5 core pillars: Scaling the Team, Balancing Delivery with Sustainability, Building Shared Accountability, Standing Up Live Ops, and Predictable Production.
Attendees will gain insight into the development culture and values championed by the production team as a key strategy for a successful launch. The focus on creating a culture of mutual respect and psychological safety needs to be married with a structured development process and clear pipelines for consistent outcomes.
This talk will be directly applicable to those who work in production roles, but has broad applicability to anyone interested in the way that people, work, and culture come together to create great games.