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Producer - Valorant, Engine

Riot Games

Sydney, Australia 06-04-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Riot's mission is to put players at the center of everything we do. We do this by continuing to evolve and deliver new experiences to players with games like Teamfight Tactics, Legends of Runeterra, VALORANT, and League of Legends.

Game Producers lead teams, initiatives and products from conception through launch and operation inside of the gaming space. They create and align teams to product vision, have a deep understanding of player needs, competitors and market conditions, and are able to balance scope, quality and time to predictably deliver at a high quality bar for players.

As a Producer on the VALORANT Engine team, you'll lead passionate cross-functional teams in crafting creative content and incredible experiences for players around the world. By encouraging teams to collaborate, you'll drive development, smashing through obstacles and driving products into players' hands. You'll exceed expectations by helping concept, deliver, improve, and influence creative projects at every stage of production.

In this role, you'll harness your expertise in game engines, development, and architecture to spearhead a team dedicated to delivering the core technologies driving VALORANT forward. Balancing performance, reliability, scalability, and user experience, you'll navigate complex trade-offs to optimize every aspect of our games. Your responsibilities will encompass roadmap planning, project delivery, system development, execution maintenance, and proactive leadership, all while maintaining a sustainable pace and fostering continuous improvement within the team.

Based in vibrant Riot Sydney, you'll collaborate closely with our LA Headquarters, tapping into a wealth of talent and expertise from around the globe. Join us in shaping the future of gaming, where your unique skills and perspectives will thrive in our inclusive and innovative environment.

Responsibilities:
• Run day-to-day team production operation and development processes for the team
• Improve work systems, team performance metrics, and goal-setting
• Assess the team's health and composition to ensure that the team is set up for success
• Increase efficiency in how we do development through simplification and standardization
• Partner with the Engineering Manager and Technical Lead to develop the technical product vision and development strategy for the team
• Establish, develop, and maintain stakeholder relationships
• Manage product-level risks and issues

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience with strong technical knowledge and problem-solving skills
• Minimum of 2 years of experience as a Producer, Product Manager, or Development Manager on medium to large teams
• Excellent team leadership, ability to refine product vision
• Experience applying Agile and Lean development processes such as Scrum or Kanban

Desired Qualifications:
• Experience working with teams building engine capabilities or gameplay features
• Experience in game development or a good understanding of how artists, engineers, and game designers build assets and game features for a modern game
• Experience working with teams building software for internal users
• Experience with operating games as a service
• Experience shipping on multiple platforms
• Knowledgeable in Jira use, configuration, and limitations

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 players' experiences, this could be your role!

Working closely with Riot teams globally, Riot Sydney is a powerhouse of talent, and experts in global development. Our team works on VALORANT, League of Legends and Teamfight Tactics, alongside exciting R&D and Tech projects.

If you believe that the Player Experience comes first, we want to hear from you. Our players are a diverse group from different backgrounds, and we want to see that reflected in the people who make our games, all qualified applicants will be considered for employment.
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.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1mp20-44-222-64-76-42 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.