Established in 2020, the Singapore Studio is Riot's second international game
development studio. Our mission is to “scale Riot's games to hyper-serve
players.” Riot has been expanding our footprint in Asia and accelerating our
talent growth to develop games that deliver great experiences to our players.
We partner with our LA headquarters on game development for League of Legends,
Teamfight Tactics, Legends of Runeterra, VALORANT, and Project L. The
Singapore Studio is seeking talented, passionate Rioters with backgrounds in
all areas of game development to build games that make it better to be a
We're focused on working together to promote individual autonomy, ownership,
collaboration, and inclusivity, so every Rioter can be their best while we
boldly pursue games.
That's where you come in -
As an Illustration Lead in the Singapore Studio, you will set the bar and
ensure that the illustration assets and deliverables maintain Riot's quality
bar. Using your broad knowledge of art, craft, and visual storytelling, you'll
set clear goals and ensure the process of delivering those goals is as smooth
as possible. You'll build and support a high-performing team and give them the
guidance and context they need to deliver amazing illustrations and artwork to
As an illustration craft lead on the team, you will oversee and be
accountable for the quality of the work the team will deliver and set the
bar for excellence
You will build a world-class team by sourcing AAA illustration talent in
China and develop and grow their illustration craft and skills through
training and feedback
You will establish a highly engaged, creative, and motivated workspace for
your team to unleash their potential.
You will collaborate with the leadership team and other Rioters worldwide
to ensure product goals are fulfilled, and working practices are
You will accomplish your mission with complete autonomy if the need
arises, finding creative and effective solutions to eliminate complex
problems as they arise.
You will use your knowledge and experience with composition, rendering,
color and light, visual storytelling, and design to level up illustration
projects as needed.
You will set a clear vision and strategy to develop your team, build
trust, and provide consistent feedback.
You will drive the development of Style Guides and Process Guides
You will lead and improve team rituals to support high-quality craft and
Demonstrated ability to create high-quality, visually striking
illustrations driven by storytelling and narrative that fits the unique
style of the game.
Extreme proficiency in illustration art fundamentals.
A clear understanding of the game's art style.
A keen understanding of player needs and trends in product narrative to
deliver relatable and exciting illustrations for players.
Proven experience leading/mentoring teams and individuals. Growth minded
and motivated towards teaching, enabling, and coaching the artists.
Experience giving thorough direction and delivering timely, clear,
A strong communicator who can concisely convey abstract/sophisticated
ideas in English or Chinese.
Full relocation support
Full health insurance for you, your spouse, and children
Open paid time off
Retirement benefits with company matching
Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability
Play Fund so you can broaden and deepen your knowledge of our players and
community through games
We will double down on your donations of time and money to non-profits