Rioter Profiles

Take a look behind the screens at some of the unique individuals that make up Riot.

Publishing

Bill Barteldes

Writing at Riot is multifaceted. Our writers craft everything from narrative, to copy, to editorials.

Check out what Bill has to say about his journey to Riot, writing in the video game industry, his advice to aspiring Rioters, and more.

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Tech

Reza Nikoopour

Wonder what engineers do besides writing code? Check out Reza and learn about his class at Cal State Fullerton, which covered everything from the basics of web security to the very depths of steganography.

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Art

Yekaterina Bourykina

From concept to character, many artists are involved in bring League of Legends to life. Meet Katia Bourykina, one of our character artists. She sheds some light on her journey to the video game industry, gives advice to aspiring artists, and shares what it takes to bring a skin from ideation to on Summoner's Rift.

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Tech

Justin Chang

Learn about the high school classes Justin Chang teaches with TEALS, and how he structures his curriculum around mentorship and coaching.

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Publishing

Chris Musto

From having vivid dreams (nightmares?) about wasting warp whistles in Mario 3 as a child to sleepless nights designing hackathons for Rioters. Here’s Chris Musto’s advice on turning a love of games into a career.

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Administration

Wing Che Wong Smits

From Dutch government official to office manager of Riot Games Hong Kong, Wing Che details her path to Riot and how she came to love video games.

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Dev Management

Gabriel Bell

Meet Gabriel, Dev Manager at the Hong Kong Studio and learn about his passion for games, his journey from Europe to Hong Kong, and his not-so-secret love for games by Hideo Kojima.

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Art

Anton Wiegert

Passion for the game: How Anton Wiegert, a driven, self-taught Rioter, made his mark on the industry.

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