Art Lead, Animation Art - Project L

Riot Games
Los Altos, California, United States
13 days ago

As a member of the Animation team, you will bring iconic and beloved characters to life through classic animation principles and body mechanics. You will create high quality animations for a diverse and rapidly growing fighting game based on the League of Legends IP. Our range of playable characters could include bipeds, quadrupeds, and creatures. A great reel will showcase a variety of combat scenarios, a diverse selection of game-related animation, strong characterization, and a foundation in the principles of animation, including weight, anticipation, and impact. Also, working to expand our current content pipeline, you will collaborate with designers, engineers, and artists to develop new features and technologies.

As a Lead Animator on Project L, Riot’s upcoming fighting game, you will serve as a mentor and lead to a team of other animators. You will define, prioritize, and assign tasks for the team’s animation deliverables. You will also work with the Art Director and other lead artists to develop strategies and eliminate creative obstacles across the development team. You will report directly to the Art Director.


Required Qualifications:

Desired Qualifications:

As a part of the application process, you will be expected to provide a portfolio or demo reel of your animation work and may be asked to complete an art test.

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.


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