Trion Worlds – Why Work For Us?




Trion Worlds is the leading publisher and developer of premium games for the connected era. Powered by a breakthrough development and publishing platform, Trion delivers high-quality, fully dynamic and massively social content across video game genres, gaming platforms and mass-market entertainment formats. Our world-class team, comprised of some of the most respected names in the industry, is revolutionizing online gaming.

Our innovative technology and gameplay, backed by the world’s biggest media companies and top venture capitalists, combines the best of online, gaming and traditional media to revolutionize the way connected games are designed, developed and delivered.


RIFT® is the critically acclaimed MMORPG that eclipsed more than one million activations in less than four months and generated $100 million in revenue in its first year. The game opens new vistas in the realm of fantasy games with a dynamic world that never plays the same way twice. The award-winning title transitioned to a free-to-play model in June 2012, alleviating all barriers to entry.


Defiance®, which launched in April 2013, is the first-of-its-kind collaboration developed by Trion and Syfy and is a new science fiction franchise with a successful massive third-person online shooter game for PC and console and a highly rated global television program on Syfy.


ArcheAge is a vast MMORPG adventure free from predefined paths and progression. Developed by Korean game company XL Games, players can band together and fight for glory and fortune in huge PvP battles and epic naval combat.


Trove™ is an open-ended online adventure RPG where gamers journey through an endless dynamically generated universe filled with quests, chests, and dungeons that hold enemies great and small. Explore and create your way through fully constructible and destructible worlds where your next discovery is always around the corner, under the surface, or ready to be crafted by your own two hands.


Trion Worlds is changing everything about the way online games are designed, developed, and delivered. We’re infusing the old, static gaming world with a sense of dynamic, creative collaboration to create AAA Connected games. This philosophy applies just as much to the people who make the games as it does to the games we make. At Trion, we give our team members the opportunity to have an impact on our games as well as provide opportunities for personal and professional growth. Ambition and individual creativity are not just encouraged, they’re expected.

Our team consists of some of the top creative talent from the games, media, and Internet industries. Our team members have worked on, developed, and shipped more than 100 original titles, including best selling online games and franchises like Aion, Warhammer Online, Lord of the Rings Online, World of Warcraft, City of Heroes, Star Wars Galaxies, Lineage, EverQuest, and Pogo. Utilizing our proprietary core technologies, we’re hard at work on our first titles to be released in North America, Europe, and Asia.



Come join a team of visionaries and innovators!

      We have offices located in the                      diverse communities of: 

Redwood Shores, California

Austin, Texas



Trion is pleased to offer its team members competitive compensation, benefits and relocation packages as well as a fun working environment!

Trion Worlds, Inc. is a premier developer and publisher of connected games. Our fully dynamic, massively social titles span multiple genres and media. Trion’s two studios bring together top talent from across the industry, who collectively have worked on the best known games in online entertainment.

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    Great people, fun atmosphere, and lots of creative freedom

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    * I really enjoy the people that I work with, they are talented and professional.
    * One of the best parts of working here is the creative freedom to have a say and take ownership of what I do.
    * Also I like that I get a bit of a flexible schedule; If I want to work from home I can and I don't have to work long hours.
    * Management is very encourage of ideas for improving or creating games.
    * We make quality games where we actually get to talk to the community and make changes based on their feedback.
    * The company has gotten better at doing charity events more often such as selling items in-game to help Doctors Without Borders.
    * Benefits are decent.


    * Opportunities to move into leadership are very limited.
    * Management sometimes fails to promote change because "it's how we've always done it".

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    Don't be afraid of removing toxic employees.

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    The process took 3 daysinterviewed at Trion Worlds (Redwood Shores, CA).


    Got an onsite interview skipping a phone one some how after my app being turned down initially for another position. The onsite was good speaking to various team members, but none of it really mattered just the panel with the technical questions. I'm not sure why they were keeping me there the whole time knowing that I didn't perform well. And to top it off, they never got back to me after saying that they would.

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Trion Worlds Awards & Accolades

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Best Online Technology - Rift, Gamasutra, 2011
Best New Online Game - Rift, Game Developer's Choice, 2011
Most Innovative - Rift, MMORPG, 2011
Editor's Choice Award - Rift, Impulse Gamer, 2011
Best Persistent World/MMO - Rift, IGN, 2011
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Additional Info

Headquarters Redwood City, CA
Size 150 to 499 Employees
Founded 2006
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $50 to $100 million (USD) per year

Trion Worlds is a leading publisher and developer of premium games for the connected era. Powered by a breakthrough development and publishing platform, Trion is revolutionizing the way games are developed, played and sold. Trion’s top-notch team delivers high-quality, dynamic, and massively social games operated as live services across the biggest game genres and devices, including the critically acclaimed blockbuster, Rift®, and the groundbreaking trans-media crossover Defiance™.

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    Attending PAX East 2015 in Boston this March? Join the Trion Worlds team for a party celebrating the Defiance community! Follow up the first day of the show with us at Legal Harborside on March 6 from 6PM - 9PM. Attendees will enjoy food, drinks, and giveaways! Plus, you'll have the opportunity for face time with the team members working on Defiance and all of our other games. We'll announce the latest developments with each game after which you'll be able to ask questions and swap stories up close and in person. Mark your calendars and come hang out with us - see you in Boston!