Riot Games was established in 2006 by entrepreneurial gamers who believe that player-focused game development can result in great games. In 2009, Riot released its debut title League of Legends to critical and player acclaim. As the most played video game in the world, over 100 million play every month. Players form the foundation of our community and it’s for them that we continue to evolve and improve the League of Legends experience.

We’re looking for humble but ambitious, razor-sharp professionals who can teach us a thing or two. We promise to return the favor. Like us, you take play seriously; you’re passionate about games. We embrace those who see things differently, aren’t afraid to experiment, and who have a healthy disregard for constraints.

That's where you come in.

As Analyst, you'll dive head-first into the vast goodness of our data warehouse and surface with well-constructed insights that’ll help Rioters make more player-focused decisions. You'll provide a unique voice to players by using top-notch analytic skills to translate their collective behavior into narratives that describe their experiences, both awesome and not-awesome. Armed with these narratives, you'll inform decisions across Riot and ensure that we make good on our mission to become the most player-focused game company in the world.

As a Tokyo Rioter, you'll join a smaller team of internationally and culturally diverse professionals that share our obsession with player experience, rejection of convention and maniacal passion for gaming. With teams in Player Support, Community and Marketing, Riot Games Tokyo is dedicated to creating unique player experiences that show Japanese players they aren't lost in translation.

You Are:

  • Player-focused: you're a core gamer and an analyst, probably in that order, and you use your gaming experience to help interpret the data you're seeing in a way that makes sense; bonus points for ranked League of Legends play – you take play seriously
  • Educated: you'll need at least a bachelor's degree in Economics, Computer Science, Applied Math, Management Information Systems, or a related discipline; and you've got XP applying what you've learned to one or more companies
  • An analyst pro: numbers are your weapon of choice, and you count statistics, probability, and algebra among your favorite tools of our trade
  • Business-savvy: three to five years of business XP has left you well-aware that there's no point to analyzing all the things if the decision hinges on one number; you're sharp about what makes a place like Riot tick and can find the critical path to a meaningful answer with ease; your professional XP developing KPIs to inform business decisions will earn you some bonus points
  • Technically adept: you don't believe in language barriers; you already know or are down to learn SQL, Python, or any other language that makes getting to the data more efficient; bonus points for front-end languages like Java or PHP
  • Social: you can make friends anywhere you go, but that's the easy part – you're ready and able to become a trusted advisor to decision-makers across Riot
  • Adaptable: you recognize that situations change and complications arise, and you're okay with that; you're coolly flexible and able to handle whatever comes your way
  • An equipped communicator: you deftly generate reports and analysis using Excel, Powerpoint, or Tableau; you're capable of translating raw data into reports and presentations that are clear and concise, even to a statistical layperson
  • Bilingual: you're a clear communicator and can converse fluently in both Japanese and English

You Will:

  • Work in teams and solo to accurately aggregate and analyze petabytes of game data in preparation for deeper analysis and/or reporting
  • Organize the data you've collected into reliable intel that informs Rioters about areas where we can improve the player experience
  • Work with decision-makers to understand their goals, identify opportunities to use player data more effectively, and present findings as you make them

Don’t forget to include a resume and cover letter. We receive a lot of applications, but we’ll notice a fun, well-written intro that shows us you take play seriously.