Riot Games Overview

  • www.riotgames.com
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • 1001 to 5000 Employees
  • 2006
  • Company - Private
  • Video Games
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

CompetitorsBlizzard Entertainment, Valve Corporation, Electronic Arts
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Riot Games was founded in 2006 by Brandon Beck and Marc Merrill with the intent to change the way video games are made and supported for players. In 2009, Riot released its debut title League of Legends to worldwide acclaim. The game has since gone on to become the most played ...
Mission: Riot aspires to be the most player-focused company in the world.

Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2016(#18)

Riot Games Reviews

4.1
76%
Recommend to a Friend
77%
Approve of CEO
Nicolo  Laurent
Nicolo Laurent
107 Ratings
5.0
Former Employee, more than 3 years

"Great place to grow as a developer"

Apr 15, 2021 - Art Director in Santa Monica, CA
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

Knowledge sharing at its best. You will learn and teach on every team.

Cons

Location. At least it's not for me.
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Diversity & Inclusion at Riot Games

3.8
(49 Reviews)

Riot Games Photos

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Riot Games Interviews

Experience
Positive52%
Negative27%
Neutral20%
Getting an Interview
Applied online65%
Recruiter15%
Employee Referral12%
Difficulty
3.2
Average
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  1. Producer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Difficult Interview

    Interview

    Multiple interviews that spent more time on questions that should qualify as market research or gamer gatekeeping more than skill-set questions. They did say it was ok if you didn't play the game, but also asked what other games you played, why you enjoyed them, and why you play or don't play LoL.
    Interview

    Do you play League of Legends? Who's your main? What strategies do you use?

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Company Updates

April 3, 2019
Travis Gafford's Play Makers series is back. Meet Riot Games creative lead Matt Manarino. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMn4e
April 1, 2019
Before he became a lawyer, Dan Nabel had dreams of becoming a professional Starcraft player. Learn how principal counsel turned his lifelong love of video games into a career. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vMnaq

Riot Games Awards & Accolades

  • 100 Best Companies to Work ForFortune2016
  • The World's Most Innovative CompaniesFast Company2016

Pledges & Certifications

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

Popular Careers with Riot Games Job Seekers

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