Concept Artist - VALORANT

Jun 15, 2024
Singapore, Singapore
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Established in 2020, the Singapore Studio is Riot’s second international game development studio. Riot has been expanding our footprint in Asia and accelerating our talent growth to develop games that deliver great experiences to our players. Our mission is to “scale Riot’s games to hyper-serve players.”

We partner with our LA headquarters on game development for League of Legends and Teamfight Tactics, VALORANT and 2XKO. 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 player. 

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.

VALORANT is Riot's take on a character-based tactical shooter (for more info on VALORANT click here!). As a Concept Artist in the VALORANT Premium Content team, you will create memorable and immersive concept art for Premium content that will not only be resonant to our players but also preserve the competitive integrity for gameplay.

Aside from creating awesome content for our players, you would also assist the Concept Art lead in giving feedback and providing paintovers for our partner teams. This is to ensure that we maintain craft consistency and competitive integrity across all teams, at a larger scale.

You will partner closely with the product teams and other artists, ensuring the weapon skins and accessories are not only excellent in a vacuum, but also aligns with the larger product. You will maintain your own craft skills, inspire creativity and keep a high quality bar with hands-on Concept Art production work.


  • You will deliver high quality concept art and build trust with your team
  • As a Concept Artist on the team, you will assist in overseeing the quality of the work the team deliver, and set the bar for excellence
  • You will collaborate with Rioters in Singapore and worldwide, to make sure product goals are fulfilled and working practices are appropriate 
  • Contribute in developing/updating Style Guides and Process Guides
  • Participate in improving team rituals to support high quality craft and individual growth
  • You will accomplish your mission with complete autonomy if the need arises; you're dedicated in finding creative and effective solutions to vigilantly eliminate difficult problems

Required Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated ability to create high quality Weapon Concept Art
  • Extreme proficiency in art fundamentals and visual storytelling
  • Expertise in creating weapon designs in the VALORANT visual art style
  • Advanced skills in 3D/2D Software - Maya, Blender,  ZBrush, Photoshop
  • At least 5 years of proven experience as a concept artist. Growth minded and motivated towards teaching, enabling, and coaching other artists
  • Experience giving thorough direction and delivering timely, clear feedback
  • A strong communicator and able to convey abstract/sophisticated ideas in a concise way, in English or in Chinese

Desired Qualifications:

  • Art Leadership experience is a plus
  • Experience teaching Art, and Concept Art in particular, on-line or in person
  • Familiarly with VALORANT - the game, it’s products, it’s players and community
  • Familiarity with VALORANT Characters, IP Universes and Lore
  • Mandarin speaker

Our Perks:

  • 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

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 players' experiences, this could be your role!


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