Senior Narrative Designer - R&D Shanghai

Riot Games
June 10, 2023
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As a Game Designer, you will design, tweak, and optimize the player experience. Your analytical skills, player insight, and creativity help craft in- and out-of-game experiences that engage and surprise players. You will collaborate with interdisciplinary teams and work with every tool at hand to create and iterate player-focused designs that will delight millions around the world.

As a Senior Narrative Designer in Research & Development working on an early stage product, you will help decipher one of Riot's next big bets. You will partner with other designers, artists, and engineers to improve and iterate player-focused designs that aim at delivering a groundbreaking experience. We are still a small team, so this requires plenty of hands-on work creating, and tuning systems/mechanics. You are comfortable operating in an ambiguous environment where goals and constraints are mostly team driven and where change, big and small, is an essential part of the process. You will report to the Design Lead on the team.

  • Narrative design for prototype phase including in-game implementation and innovation validation
  • Create new character stories based on the world settings of League of Legends
  • Design the narrative content with multiple branches to provide the players with the incentive to play again
  • Work closely with the IP team to ensure that the narrative is not misdirected
  • Required Qualifications
  • 2+ years of narrative related experience in game industry or film industry
  • Good understanding of League of Legends champions and stories
  • Good understanding of how narrative is represented within the game
  • Good at writing and adapting narrative content
  • Has a system design mindset to combine narrative design and system gameplay
  • Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with early-stage games and prototyping, work under delayed gratification, be patient, and pursue excellence
  • Experience working inside a small team
  • Comfortable with intrinsic characteristics of early R&D
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