Producer III - Forge

Riot Games Los Angeles, CA

About the Job

As a Producer, you'll maintain the relationships between our internal team and our external development studios to verify we are making the best possible games. By building relationships and inspiring our developers to collaborate, you will guide quality projects from Riot into players hands. You will help concept, provide, improve, and influence game development with our partner studios at each stage of production. Are you up for the challenge?

Riot Forge is Riot's take on player and developer-focused publishing (for more info on Riot Forge, click here !). As a Senior Publishing Producer within Riot Forge, you will report to the Senior Production Manager, and work with external developers to guarantee our portfolio of games are high-quality and fun for players. You will work with developers and teams at Riot. You will ensure that the team is set up for success at every stage of project development. Working as a member of the team, you will encourage knowledge sharing and standard methodologies to ensure we always work at a high standard and are thoughtful partners to our developers.

NOTE: This is a 12-month contract.


  • Operate multiple titles simultaneously across a variety of platforms and external teams
  • Guide developers through goals and metric setting and conduct regular product reviews, supporting the team and ensuring that the game is on track
  • Provide updates and visibility to the leadership team and fellow producers
  • Work with the QA lead to verify that each game is tested and hit quality targets
  • Partner with the Publishing Lead to develop the "go to market" plan
  • Build and handle the budget for each game, understanding trade-offs between time, cost, and scope
  • Speak to a broad spectrum of topics being well versed in game production

Required Qualifications:

  • You have 9+ years of experience in Game Production with 2+ years in a Senior role
  • Experience working on both sides of game development - You have shipped at least one game on the publishing side and one game as part of a development studio
  • Experience overseeing the full life-cycle of game development
  • You have a full understanding of game production, including milestone planning and risk management
  • Experience working with external development teams
  • Experience with 1st parties, age ratings, legal and shipping games on a variety of platforms including PC, console, and mobile
  • Experience with iterative development methodologies like Scrum & Agile, and have used supporting software (i.e.: JIRA, Favro, Hansoft)
  • Travel up to 20% of the time

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working on a variety of gaming genres
  • Experience working with audience motivations and segmentation
  • Deal negotiation and experience working with legal on partner contracts
  • Knowledgeable about the gaming industry including newest trends and events

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, and a collaborative spirit that prioritizes the delight of players. We will look 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!


Don't forget to include a resume and cover letter. We receive many applications, but we'll notice a fun, well-written intro that shows us you Dare to Dream and Execute with Excellence.