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The mission of Concept Art at Riot is to build deeper connections to games by creating compelling worlds and inspirational characters for players. 

As an Environment Concept Artist on the VALORANT Maps team, you will help create compelling worldbuilding concepts for our maps. We are looking for artists that have strong draftsmanship, design, and painting skills that fit the style of VALORANT. A solid understanding of world building, composition, design, and color are essential. Responsibilities also include paint overs on 3D mesh graybox, and having a good understanding of the art production pipeline. The concept artist also works well in a collaborative environment with peers who are passionate about making great games. 

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate closely with concept and environment artists to produce high quality designs that define the visual direction of our maps on VALORANT
  • Bring your understanding of world building and know how to push its limits while maintaining a clear art direction
  • Work with other disciplines to create efficient solutions for building the look and feel of the environments 
  • Create thumbnails, sketches, provide iteration, and rendered concept art
  • Execute paintovers over 3D blockout to help with visual solutions
  • Provide direction to external partners

Required Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience as a concept artist
  • Proficient in Photoshop and other tools
  • Excellent proficiency in generating concept art fundamentals such as composition, design, and color.
  • Strong communication skills

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.

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