eSports Talent Producer

Los Angeles, CA | Freelance | Job ID #65183 |

Our client, a video game company, is seeking an esports Talent Producer to join the esports Content Services team. We're looking for candidates with the following skill set and experience to fill the role. 

You will be responsible for:

  • Assess the strengths and weaknesses of on-air talent in the game ecosystem, primarily in NA + OCE.
  • Consult, collaborate, and author talent assignments for game events.
  • Help maintain and develop core competencies to evaluate performance and coach talent.
  • Ideate on public comms and announcement strategies related to on-air talent.
  • Work with lead and senior producers on budget and spending related to on-air talent.
  • Attend story meetings, read-throughs, rehearsals as needed.
  • Manage live event on-site logistics, comms, and handling of on-air talent.
  • Collaborate with the senior talent producer on Riot best practices and standards and make sure they are practiced evenly across projects.
  • Partner with other internal Riot departments, such as Player Management, Comms, Business Development, and Publishing to drive and fulfill org, press, and sponsor requests for talent.
  • Develop and maintain strong and healthy relationships with on-air talent and partners.
  • Advocate for and balance the interests of on-air talent and product needs.
  • Collaborate with teammates to drive diversity, resilience, and a team first winning culture
  • Work closely with Business Development and external agencies on contracts and negotiations


  • 3-5 years of experience in production.
  • 3+ years of experience in talent or influencer management.
  • Extensive knowledge of esports storylines, teams, players, and on-air talent.
  • Solid leadership skills - experience leading a team in a production environment.


  • 3+ years of experience in contract management.
  • Experience in esports.

​Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

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  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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