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Senior Director, Game Director - League, Lol PC Leadership

Riot Games

Los Angeles, CA 07-19-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Executive (10+ years) Experience
Job Description
As a Game Director at Riot focused on game development, you'll be front and center in defining the direction of League. You'll lead a passionate, multi-discipline development team to own the Moba genre on PC by hyper-serving League of Legends players globally. You'll partner with leads from multiple disciplines to ensure that League is the best it can be, leaving no conceptual stone unturned. You'll apply rigorous critical thinking and a strong dose of imagination to engineer the fun of thrilling in and out-of-game experiences. You'll work with every tool at hand and collaborate with multiple interdisciplinary teams to create player-focused designs that'll delight millions around the world.

• Holistically responsible for player experience, directing all aspects of game development
• Work to establish and develop the vision for League of Legends, PC
• Ensure key game features and product choices further the strategic vision of the product
• Develop an understanding of and empathy for our players which you'll use to make player-focused decisions
• Work closely with the Executive Producer and Operations Director to align product strategy and game direction with the business and operational strategy of League PC
• Participates as a member of the LoL Studios leadership team; in particular, offering expertise on where LoL PC has synergies that benefit its players or players of Wild Rift and Teamfight Tactics
• Solid or dotted line management of product management leaders on League of Legend
• Builds strong relationships with leadership from a range of disciplines to multiply their quality and output
• Communicate and align product goals to broader company objectives with senior leadership
• Build positive relationships across other teams at Riot in shared gameplay spaces

Required Qualifications:
• 10+ years of development experience within the games industry
• 5+ years of experience in a leadership role in an internal game development studio shipping games
• Experience working in a game design or product leadership role on PVP GAAS with significant content scope
• Leadership experience resolving conflict, and when needed offering difficult feedback with respect
• Strong understanding of motivational audience needs for competitive PVP games (ex. Moba)
• Strong understanding of PVP game principles and/or metagame systems principles and can apply them effectively

Desired Qualifications:
• 15+ years of development experience within the games industry
• Experience building and leading cross-disciplinary teams responsible for games
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-r1z0x0-3-229-124-74-42 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.