Riot Games - Los Angeles, CA
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The Senior Manager of Esports Event Management leads the group who produce our international events within Global Esports.You will be the lead producer for a portfolio of international competitive events globally such as VALORANT, as Riot Esports scales. You will use your strategic and creative expertise to lead the design of large-scale global events for live and broadcast audiences. Reporting to the Head of Events, you will set the creative vision for a portfolio of events, and partner with the Sr. Manager of Events Production to accomplish them. You will lead a team of event producers, broadcast producers, and creative leads to provide outstanding events to our fans, providing support to every aspect of the show.Responsibilities:* Directly lead the production of a global event portfolio, including location selection, budgeting and forecasting, creative vision, broadcast, ceremonies, and ticket sales* Set the creative vision for our shows, laying the groundwork and setting the direction for everything related to set design, creative audio and lighting, storytelling - and develop a partnership with the production lead to accomplish the vision* Partner with creative leads and producers on event's opening ceremonies, including thematic, visual and special effects, music, live performances and more* Partner with broadcast producers to bring a cohesive broadcast of our shows, including the run of show, broadcast features, graphic elements, on-air talent, features and more* Work with Riot teams to integrate IP, content and other Riot projects within live events* When needed, become operationally involved in events at the Event Producer level-work to ensure delivery of eventsRequired Qualifications:* 8+ years of experience in production* Experience in leadership positions, guiding teams through the production of live events, shows, TV or film productions* Experience with large-scale events for 10,000+ attendees* Experience as a senior producer, events producer or coordinating producer, with a solid background in events strategy, events production, and creative projects* Experience with events broadcast, in any of its various formsDesired Qualifications:* 10+ years of experience in production* 3+ years of experience as a people manager* 5+ years of experience with events broadcast* Outstanding creative capabilitiesFor this role, you'll find success through craft expertise and a collaborative spirit that prioritizes 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.