Senior Illustration Artist (League of Legends) at Riot Games

Senior Illustration Artist (League of Legends) at Riot Games

As part of the Illustration team, you’ll put stylus to Cintiq and create splash art that represents the essence of a champion to millions of players.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with Production and Art Leadership and contribute to high-level execution plans 
  • Set the bar for excellence, including hands-on craft contribution and team-focused collaboration
  • Set a clear vision, provide feedback, build trust with your team
  • Contribute to the development of Style Guides and Process Guides
  • Manage and communicate progress with partner teams
  • Help with external development across studio vendors and contract artists alongside Art Lead and Delivery Lead
  • Lead and improve team rituals to support high-quality craft and individual growth
  • Support craft and art leads by communicating department projects, sharing best practices, and contributing as an Illustration community member.
  • Share in mentorship and craft growth of your discipline and your team.

Required Qualifications:

  • 6 Years relevant studio or freelance experience
  • Showcase ability to create high-quality 2D Splash Illustrations
  • Extreme proficiency in art fundamentals, visual storytelling, and color theory
  • Expertise in Splash Style including stylized anatomy, heroic compositions, and cinematic believability
  • Advanced experience creating digital art assets in Adobe Photoshop
  • Experience with 2D Illustration Asset production pipelines

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a collaborative development environment
  • Experience working with external vendors and delivering timely, clear feedback
  • AAA Game Development experience
  • Familiarity with League of Legends Characters, IP Universes and Lore

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Senior Illustration Artist (League of Legends) at Riot Games