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Visual Design Artist III - Esports

Riot Games - Los Angeles, CA

Posted 1 year ago Apply Now!


  • Experience Design


  • Disability Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Insurance
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off

As the Visual Design Artist III on the Global Esports team, reporting to the Senior Manager of Marketing Creative Direction, you'll shape the visual direction for Riot's global LoL Esports brand, establish the look and feel of experiences viewed by millions of fans around the world, and upgrade the visual expression of our sport. You will manage the sport's overall art direction, working with publishing and design teams for both marketing and events.

Work with a Creative Lead to cultivate and lead an outstanding creative team
Work with the Esports Publishing team to build the LoL Esports brand
Lead the visual development of all brand and campaign assets working with internal designers and agency partners to take imaginative ideas from concept to delivery
Create clear guidance and direction to all partners
Promote creative improvement within the team and help foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and excellence in design and creative
Develop a network of partners with the broad design and art capabilities required to bring our brand to life across all media
Manage a small team of designers to create design-led solutions that strengthen the LoL esports brand

Required Qualifications:
8+ years in art creative development agency-side or in-house with a compelling portfolio
You have a network of trusted creative shops and individuals you can access for projects
A creator: you understand the brief and partners to create fresh ideas that speak to the gaming community
Strategic: you're able to take a project from brief to concept with clear thinking around audience and medium
Expertise in brand design (full systems)
Conceptual thinking in visual and experience design
Experience across large-scale creative campaigns
Success in delivering design and art solutions that fulfill strategic goals

Desired Qualifications:
Art direction for live-action films
Art direction for animated films (2D, 3D, motion graphics)
Art direction for digital and experiential marketing

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and choices that focus on your fellow Rioters, who are the customers of your work. Being a dedicated fan of games is not necessary for this position!

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).

Don't forget to include a resume and cover letter. We receive many applications, but we'll notice a fun, well-written intro that shows us you Dare to Dream and Execute with Excellence.