Full Time Job

Game Producer, Player Expressions & Metagame

Riot Games

Los Angeles, CA 07-29-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

The Player Expressions & Metagame (PXM) initiative manages objectives for players and metagame elements like quests, collection, social features and purchasable cosmetic items. As a Game Producer with a product focus, you'll help concept, deliver, enhance, and influence projects at every stage of production. You'll lead a team of talented developers and guide efforts to ship creative game systems and features. Every day, you will make important decisions to react to new information, prioritize efforts, and create a healthy team environment.

Legends of Runeterra (LoR) is Riot's collectible card game featuring beloved Champions from the League of Legends universe. Reporting to the PXM Initiative Lead, you have a holistic vision of product goals and priorities that you will translate to the team for execution.

Responsibilities:
• Partner closely with the Initiative Product Lead (IPL) on translating product vision into roadmaps and development plans for your feature team.
• Own product direction and KPIs for your feature team. Ensure the execution meets player expectations and the business goals you set.
• Communicate the vision of features and hold the team accountable to the broader organization, players and partners.
• Partner closely with data analysts and researchers in understanding our players and continue to forecast their needs and motivations. Distill analytics and research data in driving product direction.
• Manage live triaging and trade-off decision making with holistic product health and team health in mind
• Ad hoc analyses such as scenario planning, benchmarking, and competitive analysis

Required Qualifications:
• 3+ years of experience shipping games and features in a production/product management role
• Experience leading teams through feature development (planning, execution, delivery, post-release support)
• Experience with live games and regular patch cadences
• Excellent communication skills, empathetic collaborator, excellent stakeholder management; able to adapt communication style based on context
• Strategic planning, feature development, iterating live service
• Experience building frameworks; ability to deal with ambiguity and bring clarity and conciseness.
• Strong familiarity with production process (agile, scrum, waterfall) and tools (Jira, structure, Airtable)

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience managing and shipping mobile games
• Passion for strategy games with an affinity to collectible card games
• Background in business management, data analytics or computer science

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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rbn0yo-3-235-175-15-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Riot Games

Riot Games was founded in 2006 to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world. In 2009, we released our debut title, League of Legends, to worldwide acclaim. League has gone on to be the most-played PC game in the world and a key driver of the explosive growth of esports.