As lead game designer on the World of Warcraft team at Blizzard Entertainment, Luis Barriga helps the team design and guides the implementation of large chunks of content as well as features, such as the level 90 character boost, new player tutorials, and Garrison outposts.
Barriga joined Blizzard Entertainment in 2005 and has previously served as a quest designer and systems designer. He was involved in the development of The Burning Crusade, Wrath of the Lich King, and Cataclysm expansions to World of Warcraft, as well as Diablo III: Reaper of Souls. Before joining Blizzard Entertainment, he worked on Dungeons & Dragons Online and a large number of Game Boy Advance games.
Luis is a skilled Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft player and won the company’s first-ever employee tournament. He also enjoys playing guitar (badly), chasing rare craft beers, and trying delicious new vegan foods. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
- ^ 2014-11-07, BlizzCon 2014 Press Kit