Principal Producer - Riot Game Operations, Game Lifecycle Framework
Los Angeles, USA
Job Id: REQ-0006543
The Production discipline at Riot helps teams understand the vision of the product and how we're going to get there. We're involved in almost every product you can think of, be it an epic new skin, the Mechs vs. Minions board game, or the internal tools needed by engineers or artists to speed up their craft. Whatever the calling, we find the solution that our audience needs.
As a Principal Producer, you will report to the Team Captain for the Game Lifecycle Framework, part of Riot Game Operations. You will be directly responsible for maintaining and evolving the Game Lifecycle Framework and supporting all efforts around creation and implementation of Riot's Greenlight Process. Success is measured by the effectiveness and satisfaction of our partners, customers, and leadership teams.
- Directly responsible for the Game Lifecycle Framework Development and growing collaborative partner relationships.
- Ensure Riot Leadership and Game Teams are aligned on outcomes required to pass a gate.
- Identify and maintain a team of experts to create discipline specific development guidelines and guardrails, and align with partners, contributors and participants.
- Evolve and maintain Gate Review requirements and the working charter between the Game Operations and Contributors.
- Directly accountable for the awareness and compliance of Greenlight plans.
- Ensure that the evaluation purpose, method and target outcomes are defined and aligned across Riot.
- Be the on-the-ground advocate to support Game Teams preparing for gate reviews and to answer any questions about greenlight gate deliverables.
- Manage team product deliverable and sprint planning processes.
- Work with Riot Game Operations and Game Teams to improve the greenlight processes.
- Experience facilitating successful alignment meetings with senior management
- Leading with inclusive behaviors - include all voices, welcome a variety of perspectives, and resolve misalignment with empathy and compassion
- 7+ years of experience as a Producer who has shipped at least two AAA titles from end to end.
- Bachelor's degree, or equivalent experience
- Direct experience with the entire Game Development Lifecycle, having produced games from prototype development to post launch
- Experience assisting teams on aligning strategy and managing relationships across diverse organizations
- Comfortable in 1-to-many presentation settings
- Experience facilitating meetings with senior management
- Proficiency with task management software such as Jira, Trello, Airtable, or Favro.
For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes the delight of players. We will be looking at your past studies, experience, and your personal relationship with games. If you embody player empathy and care about the experiences of players, this could be the role for you!
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.
(Bellevue only) This job has a base salary range of $168,000 USD - $234,000 USD + incentive compensation (annual [and long-term]) + equity + 401K with company match + medical, dental, vision, and life insurance + short and long-term disability + open PTO.
(Los Angeles only) This job has a base salary range of $168,000 USD - $234,000 USD + incentive compensation (annual [and long-term]) + equity + 401K with company match + medical, dental, vision, and life insurance + short and long-term disability + open PTO.
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.