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As a Concept Artist at Riot you will deep dive into environments but also characters and creatures to life. Drawing inspiration from as little as a napkin sketch or as much as a full-blown narrative concept, you will generate ideas and craft designs that are resonant, compelling and iconic. As a problem solver, first and foremost, you will come up with visual solutions for game concepts and world building. As a senior member of the team, you will help mentor your fellow team members to continue to raise the quality bar at the studio.

As a Senior Concept Artist on the Research & Development team, you help create the handcrafted visual style of the project and provide visual clarity through your work into Riot’s exciting new games. You’ll partner with the Art Director as you work across disciplines to help build foundational ideas and environmental concepts. You will also work collaboratively with designers, writers, and producers to bring new worlds and characters to life.

Responsibilities:

  • Ideate environment concepts 
  • Communicate the environments history and lore through design
  • Discover and incorporate interesting trends and non-traditional references
  • Craft detailed environment concept art for production artists
  • Express character and story through your designs
  • Collaborate with with artists on the team by providing and receiving creative/team feedback and providing clear creative goals and outcomes to your team

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of professional experience working in concept art
  • Proficient experience working in Photoshop or equivalent software 

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience shipping at least one game title
  • Experience working with various game engines from licensed to proprietary

 

When submitting your application, please provide a portfolio of your high-quality character art - including stylized artwork. And as a part of the application process, you may also be asked to complete an art test.

 

Our Perks:

Riot has a focus on work/life balance, shown by our open paid time off policy, in addition to other perks such as flexible work schedules. We offer medical, dental, and life insurance, parental leave for you, your spouse/domestic partner and children, and a 401k with company match. Check out our benefits pages for more information.

Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code. Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do, and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in Gaming.

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.