Art Recruiter

Riot Games
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Job type: Permanent

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Job Description

As Art Recruiter, you’ll search the world for top-tier creative art talent who value personal growth, collaboration and the player experience above all. Utilizing your finely tuned detective skills, upbeat personality, and eye for artistic talent, you’ll seek out candidates who share in Riot's player-focused and results-oriented values. You’ll be responsible for full-cycle recruiting, managing candidates and giving potential Rioters a comprehensive look into how they’ll utilize their skills to tackle meaty projects that foster engaging player experiences. You’ll be the investigative recruiter who knows that the best hires come from dutiful analysis, timely follow-ups and commitment to providing a seamless and positive recruiting experience.


  • Artistically attuned: your strong understanding of game and film art pipelines is both creative and technicalyou instinctively know what great model topology and efficient UV layouts look like, are familiar with the 12 principles of animation, and understand color theory and composition
  • A research pro: you scope out candidates from every angle, build and utilize various sourcing plans via tools that include social media, art forums, and gaming meet-up groups in order to find the right talent
  • Empathic: you’re a people reader, one who understands what truly motivates candidates and can use your insights to tailor job opportunities and pitches that inspire and entice
  • Player-focused: as a player yourself, you can suss out those with genuine gamer mindsets to find candidates who will thrive in a culture that takes play seriously
  • Organized and agile: others can juggle a plate or two, but you can juggle the whole buffet; you can quickly change course when priorities shift or candidate relations fall through
  • Full-cycle: you’ve been in the thick of recruiting action for 4+ years, managing everything from finding candidates to dishing out congratulatory fist-bumps on their first day; if you’ve led recruiting teams of any size, that’s a plus

Skills & Requirements


  • Search the globe for the best talent in the world
  • Build and maintain a network of potential candidates, fully source their histories and build recruiting plans to bring top talent onboard
  • Partner with hiring teams to drive recruiting efforts, increase hiring efficacy, train and mentor new recruiters and improve process efficiency
  • Cultivate candidate referrals across all teams

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is offered

How to Apply

About the Company

Riot Games was established in 2006 by entrepreneurial gamers who believe that player-focused game development can result in awesome games. In 2009, Riot released its debut title League of Legends to critical and player acclaim.

Over 67 million play every month. We know players form the foundation of our community and it’s for them that we continue to evolve and improve the League of Legends experience. Headquartered just a couple miles from the beach in Santa Monica, California, Riot nabbed third place on Great Place to Work’s 2013 Best Medium Workplaces list. We also ranked fourth place in the "25 Best Companies to Work for in Technology" list, an accolade based on Glassdoor reviews of Riot by Rioters.

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