Game Designer II
Console Combat, Valorant
Posted on 9/9/2022
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.
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • 3+ years of experience in professional Game Design
  • Shipped or worked on at least one AAA+ online competitive game
  • Can create complex systems with attention to the player impacts and downstream effects
  • Deep familiarity with FPS games or competitive games
  • Can use existing frameworks to develop novel solutions and reverse-engineer designs
  • Design gameplay systems that make VALORANT the definitive tactical shooter on consoles
  • Work with other disciplines to take content and features from conception to our players' hands
  • Script and prototype shippable content and features
  • Seek opportunities for new design spaces in collaboration with Product Managers and Design Leadership
  • Create and provide multiple potential designs and solutions. Articulate trade-offs and risks between different options
  • Playtest VALORANT and help push for continued improvements for existing designs and fresh prototypes
  • Work with the playerbase on all relevant platforms and understand the nuanced differences between them
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience working as a developer on an FPS title on console
  • Understanding Tactical FPS principles and can apply them
  • Experience with console FPS market and player motivations and behaviors
  • Can quickly produce a wide range of mechanics solutions, and create and identify an excellent solution