Senior Software Engineer - League of Legends, Core Gameplay, Champions
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 Senior Software Engineer, you’ll also dive into projects that focus on team cohesiveness and cross-team objectives. You’ll lead without authority and provide other engineers with a clear illustration of exceptional engineering. You’ll be exposed to both new and current technology. All while building creative solutions to overcome high-volume obstacles and deliver positive player value.
As an engineer on the League of Legends Champions Team, you will work in a dynamic environment with a multidisciplinary team to bring new characters to life. As the champion moves from pre-production all the way to ship, you will be among the voices defining all aspects of who and what your champion is. 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 champions
- Form relationships with content creators
- Develop sustainable solutions, improving the engine and leaving it better than you found it
- Help craft and build the identity of each champion
- 6+ years game industry or media engineering experience
- Collaborative mindset
- Familiarity with iterative development methodologies like Scrum, Agile or equivalent experience
- Familiarity with C++
- Familiarity with tools/workflow
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