Senior Game Designer, Console - VALORANT
Company: Riot Games
Posted on: November 23, 2022
As a Senior Game Designer, you will design, tweak, and optimize
the player experience. Your analytical skills, player insight, and
creativity aid in crafting in- and out-of-game experiences that
engage and surprise players. You will collaborate with
interdisciplinary teams and work with every tool at hand to
innovate and iterate player-focused designs that'll delight
millions around the world. Design and refine features, modes, and
systems to help bring console game products to market. You will
report to the Senior Manager, Game Design.
- Design and refine systems that delight and satisfy players
needs for competition
- Work with other disciplines to build features that meet product
- Seek opportunities for new design spaces in collaboration with
Product Managers and Design Leadership.
- Create and provide multiple potential designs and solutions.
Articulate trade-offs and risks between different options.
- Playtest our game and help push for continued improvements for
existing designs and fresh prototypes.
- 5+ years of experience in professional Game Design
- Shipped or worked on at least one console based AAA+ online
- Can create and improve complex systems with attention to the
player impacts and downstream effects
- Deep level of understanding, passion, and engagement with
online competitive games.
- Views potential 'charged' player feedback as an opportunity to
better understand and improve the product.
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!
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
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 (LAMC 189.00).
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