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Riot Games

Technical Art Intern - Tools and Pipeline - League of Legends

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Riot Games
๐Ÿ‡บ๐Ÿ‡ธ Los Angeles, CA

As Tech Artist, Tools/Pipeline team youโ€™ll help breathe life into the League of Legends universe and other Riot Games content. Youโ€™ll employ your expert-level knowledge of 3D tools and problem-solving skills to build tools, maintain pipelines and provide technical support for artists on their most critical missions.

Responsibilities:

  • Jump into any art pipeline, whether itโ€™s environment, character or other artistic discipline, to help maintain, manage, build and support the teamโ€™s 3D tools
  • Coordinate, execute and help drive the art teamโ€™s most demanding and critical projects forward
  • Become a liaison between art teams and various stakeholders to provide support for interdisciplinary efforts
  • Interface with key stakeholders and team leads when assessing and completing tasks
  • Help promote strategic visions for projects
  • Use your skills as a 3D generalist to improve, maintain and provide support for every art tool available

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently enrolled in a college, university or non degree program
  • Available to work full-time hours for 10-12 week at our Santa Monica Headquarters (subject to change based on COVID-19 restrictions)
  • Authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Coding experience in Python, MEL, C# or C++

Desired Qualifications:

  • Understanding of Maya, Photoshop and 3D engines
  • Experience in Unreal 4, including Blueprint
  • Experience writing tools to support artistsโ€™ needs within a development pipeline

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes the delight of players. We will certainly be looking at your past studies and experience, but for this role, we also look for dedicated people with a personal relationship with games. If you embody player empathy and care about the experiences of players, this could be the role for you!

Our Perks:

Riot Internships are paid, and we offer relocation and housing support. You can expect subsidized meals and the ability to participate in our Play Fund, so you can broaden and deepen your knowledge of our players and community through games. The University Programs team also invites you to intern focused events so you can connect with your fellow interns and Rioters to make the most out of your experience.

Applications Close January 15th 11:59pm PT

Itโ€™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 Angelesโ€™ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).