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William Petras

Also Known As

  • Bill Petras

Game Credits


World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade (2007)   (Additional Art)
World of Warcraft (2004)   (Art Director)
Warcraft III: Reign of Chaos (Collector's Edi... (2002)   (2D Artists)
StarCraft (1998)   (Cinematic 3D Artists)
StarCraft: Brood War (1998)   (Artists)
StarCraft (Demo Version) (1998)   (Storyboard Artists)
Ripper (1996)   (Animation)
Hell: A Cyberpunk Thriller (1994)   (Animated Videos)
Star Crusader (1994)   (Ship Models by)
BloodNet (1993)   (Graphics)
Challenge of the Five Realms (1992)   (Graphics / Artwork)


XF5700 Mantis Experimental Fighter (1992)   (Cast)

Quality Assurance

Diablo II (2000)   (Supplemental Play Balance Team)

Creative Services

World of Warcraft (2004)   (Manual Artwork)
StarCraft (1998)   (Manual Artwork)
StarCraft (Demo Version) (1998)   (Box Artwork)
Ripper (1996)   (Cover Illustrations)


Millennia: Altered Destinies (1995)   (Additional Support)


Diablo III: Reaper of Souls (2014)   (Blizzard Development Family)
Diablo III: Reaper of Souls - Ultimate Evil Edition (2014)   (Blizzard Development Family)
Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft (2014)   (Blizzard Development Family)
Diablo II (Collector's Edition) (2000)   (Supplemental Play Balance Team)

Developer Biography

Bill Petras is the Art Director on OVERWATCH from Blizzard Entertainment. Bill was also Art Director on the vanilla World of Warcraft. He left the studio in 2005 with other employees shortly after completing the game to found development studio Red 5 Studios Inc. Bill has returned to Blizzard Entertainment in 2010.

Last updated: Mar 11, 2015