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Riot Games is now a multi-game studio and next on the list...becoming THE entertainment company of the 21st century. As a result, Global Marketing Creative was born to better support all of our Creative Marketing needs, globally.

Senior Illustrators at Riot help to oversee the quality and art of a project with a focus on visual direction, drawing, painting and consistency. Your scope of responsibilities covers the illustrated assets and guides produced for a brand or within a campaign. Sometimes more than one brand or campaign at a given time. 

As a Senior Illustrator on Global Marketing Creative, you will report to the Head of Story Development Art and your role is to provide illustration, art direction, feedback and guides for the illustrated assets for a brand or campaign alongside a multi-disciplinary creative team that provides content for multimedia. You support your team through advocating for overall culture, performance, career growth, artistic quality and collaboration with fellow artists and teams for the Marketing teams' largest Franchise brand moments.


  • Provide high quality illustrated work for production that deliver on the creative strategy
  • Strategize, improve or develop efficient art pipelines and tooling
  • Improve efforts to build outsourcing strategies and documentation
  • Provide story and art feedback to internal and external developers to maintain quality and consistency throughout the campaign
  • Partner with the Art Director and Craft Leads to shape and drive overall art strategy for Global Marketing Creative
  • Determine skills and timing needed to achieve a successful campaign
  • Help to establish art style, tone and tactics for multiple features of a campaign

Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of experience, including 5+ working as an IC in publishing or animation related industry and 2+ years of professional experience providing art direction and mentorship across a multi-disciplinary team
  • Solid knowledge of illustration, concept / design and an understanding of the creative development process
  • Showcase ability to paint or draw in a variety of art styles
  • Persistent self-education around innovations in marketing creative

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of League of Legends IP
  • Experience owning and effectively communicating about projects and workflow
  • Experience in visual development or world building for games, film, or animation
  • Experience in areas such as motion graphics, illustration, visual design
  • User experience as it relates to web, mobile, publishing
  • Creative direction and campaign strategic development
  • Project leadership experience
  • Creative Tools such as Photoshop, ZBrush, Clip Studio Pro, Blender, Storyboard Pro, Maya, any other 3D / 2D software, adobe creative suite or video production tools
  • Active member of your craft community


For this role, you'll find success through leadership expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes the delight of players. We will look at your past studies, experience, and your personal relationship with games. If you embody player empathy and care about the experiences of players, this could be the role for you!

Our Perks:

We offer medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your personal relationship with games.

It’s our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).