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Senior Technical Writer - League Studio

Riot Games

Los Angeles, CA 04-26-2024
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
As a Technical Writer III on League Studio's Tech Foundations team, you will act as the guide for developing a high-quality documentation program related to various end-user art and design workflows, as well as game development software applications. This includes both curation and editing of documentation as well as designing the ongoing process for managing the documentation program for League Studio technologies.

You'll work closely with a team of tech artists, engineers, and end-users across League Studio games (League of Legends PC, Teamfight Tactics) to craft awesome content, ensure end-user success, and adoption of tools and workflow best practices for both art and engineering disciplines. You will report to the Director of Engineering on Tech Foundations.

• Conducting interviews/strategy sessions with product owners, engineers, solutions architects, and others to gather information to create and/or edit content
• Developing templates and documentation standards and other related repositories and structures as needed
• Owning the content development process, including facts gathering, quality assurance, file organization and management, and presenting code samples
• Identify problems and suggest ways to better deliver accurate, complete, and well-written content that all meaningful audience levels understand (technical and non-technical)
• Collaborate closely with technical writers across partner teams to establish and maintain a culture of excellence in our documentation, influence quality standards and sustained compliance.

Required Qualifications:
• Minimum of 6 years in technical writing in the tech industry
• Bachelor's Degree in CS or another related technical/communications field
• Extensive experience working with technology teams, or within the tech space, to help document processes, procedures, user guides, and diagrams for systems
• Proficiency with MarkDown HTML text editor, and Google content suite (Docs, Sheets)
• Validated experience creating and developing technical content
• Experience designing and developing large-scale user success and content development processes

Desired Qualifications
• Champion of fundamental technical writing disciplines and principles
• Ability to learn highly technical products quickly
• Understanding of source control systems and maintaining multiple versions of content
• Experience working with Notion platform

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!
Our Perks:

Riot focuses on work/life balance, shown by our open paid time off policy and 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.

(Los Angeles Only) Base salary range between $126,000 USD - $176,400 USD + incentive compensation + equity + 401K with company match + medical, dental, vision, and life insurance + short and long-term disability + open PTO.

(Bellevue Only) Base salary range between $126,000 USD - $176,400 USD + incentive compensation + equity + 401K with company match + medical, dental, vision, and life insurance + short and long-term disability + open PTO.

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).

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp33w9-3-236-83-154-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $126,000 to $176,400 Per Year ($ USD)
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.