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Senior Manager
Game Design, Valorant
Posted on 2/2/2022
Bellevue, WA, USA
Experience Level
  • 7+ years experience in Game Design role; experience as a game design owner of multiple large projects in parallel with successful delivery
  • 2+ years people management experience; experience with mentorship of other designers leading to a promotion or substantial positive improvements in their work
  • Experience creating systemic change to a design team's process or principles to improve output significantly across the team
  • Experience communicating and expressing complex and nuanced designs in simple ways
  • Leadership experience resolving conflict, and when needed offering difficult feedback with respect
  • Robust understanding of player motivations and reward systems
  • Work with team leads to develop a vision for new and updated Metasystems in VALORANT
  • Ensure that VALORANT design teams are highly performing teams
  • Anticipate player needs regarding ranked, progression, and social systems
  • Ensure execution in gameplay and delivery schedule for a range of projects in flight from early concept to final polish
  • Manage and coach designers across the team
  • Influence senior leadership frequently regarding product direction and strategy, both regarding projects and related work (e.g. events, etc...)
  • Build positive relationships across other teams at Riot in shared design spaces
  • Builds strong relationships with leadership from a range of disciplines to multiply their quality and output
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working as a developer on an FPS title
  • Strong understanding Tactical FPS principles and can apply them effectively
  • Can quickly produce a wide breadth of systemic solutions, and generate and identify an excellent solution
  • Experience developing on multiple platforms, PC, Mobile, and Console
Riot Games

1,001-5,000 employees

Online game developer
Company Overview
Riot Games' mission is to develop, publish, and support the most player-focused games in the world.
  • Healthcare
  • Family Care
  • Open Paid Time Off
  • Retirement
  • Play Fund
  • Donation Matching
Company Core Values
  • Player Experience First.
  • Dare to Dream.
  • Thrive Together.
  • Execute with Intelligence.
  • Stay Hungry; Stay Humble