In 2009, Riot released its debut title League of Legends and over 100 million people now play the game every month. Whether you're in Rio, Seoul, or Moscow, you can find an excited and engaged community of League players. Delivering content to a global audience of millions of players whilst also building new games affords Riot's Engineering discipline with a mountain of exciting and technically complex challenges. That's where you come in.

Riot engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the opportunity to work in a variety of broader domains. As a Software Engineer, you’ll be exposed to both new and current technology while building creative solutions to overcome high-volume obstacles and deliver positive player value.

As an engineer on the League of Legends Modes Team, you will collaborate with a multidisciplinary team to bring fun and exciting Modes in the game to life. You are key in building multiple PVE events and large systematic changes. You will discuss and define the needs of art, design, and audio in a highly collaborative environment. You will build new technology in a wide variety of game systems to meet those needs.


  • Identify, prioritize, and execute tech requirements for new League game modes
  • Form relationships with content creators
  • Build and develop to continue to improve on sustainable solutions, leaving the engine better than you found it
  • Help determine and craft the identity of game modes

Required Experience/Skills:

  • 3+ years game industry or media engineering experience
  • Collaborative mindset

Applicable Technologies/Skills:

  • Familiarity with iterative development methodologies like Scrum, Agile or equivalent experience
  • Familiarity with C++
  • Familiarity with tools/workflow

It’s our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history (LAMC 189.00).