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

As Concept Artist III on Wild Rift, you will work with artists of all disciplines, designers, and narrative to bring League of Legends' beloved champions and skins to life on Wild Rift. You will find the balance between remaining authentic to League of Legends designs while reimagining them for a new platform. As an experienced character concept artist, you'll work with your partners to envision and develop new, never before seen in the League universe, skin thematics that are resonant, compelling, and iconic. You will report into the Art Director

Responsibilities:

  • Work with other art disciplines to create efficient solutions for building the look and feel of the character/creature and its visual effects
  • Take your knowledge of story tropes, archetypes, narrative devices, trends and styles, global appeal, and genres of all kinds to improve the designs that go into our worlds
  • Bring your understanding of human and animal anatomy and know how to stretch the limits while still maintaining a clear art direction
  • Provide direction to external partners

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years experience as a character concept artist in game development
  • Proficient in Photoshop and painting/design tools
  • Experience with digitally painting volumetric form and material differentiation in an isometric and orthographic view

Desired Qualifications:

  • Mandarin proficiency
  • Portraiture painting experience
  • Environment and backgrounds concept experience

 

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes the delight of players. We will be looking 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:

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.