The Role

As a Software Engineer (Full Stack) within the Player Immersion & Expression (PIE) initiative, you'll report into the team’s Engineering Manager. You will take product ideas around discoverability and acquisition of content and bring them to life. The mission for the Player Immersion & Expression (PIE) initiative on League of Legends is to "create immersive offerings of expression, commemoration, and delight to amplify player experiences in League". One strategy, among others, that we use to work towards this mission is through creating feature-rich content. But it doesn't stop there. We enable players to discover and acquire this content at the first source of inspiration! This is where your expertise comes in.


As a Software Engineer (Full Stack) for League of Legends you’ll contribute to the following areas:

  • Develop and test player content experiences in the League of Legends client
  • Contribute to architecture requirements and design
  • Design and enhance League microservices
  • Write unit and integration tests
  • Code reviews
  • Enhance build and deployment tooling
  • Improve product visibility through telemetry and analytics

In time, you'll provide mentorship to other engineers, create and develop documentation for ongoing support, and participate in an on-call rotation to support high availability for our products.

Required Qualifications:

Insight into applying to Riot Engineering is available on our discipline page.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years experience as a full stack software engineer, in web-based development
  • Passion for front end development, coupled with deep domain expertise in JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Experience developing modular UI as part of larger, more complex applications
  • Experience designing, launching, and supporting production microservices in a statically typed programming language, such as Java or Go
  • As comfortable communicating in distributed teams as with people sitting right next to you
  • You will visit our Los Angeles HQ approximately two to four times a year for around four to five weeks in total annually (during times when international travel is permitted)

Desired Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge of EmberJS or other web frameworks (ReactJS, AngularJS)
  • Experience building applications using the Chromium Embedded Framework
  • Great sense for UI/UX and experience working cross-discipline with art and visual design
  • Expertise in test automation, operational best practices, implementing automated builds, software packaging, automated deployments, logging, monitoring, automated alerting
  • Experience with Mocha, Webpack, Node.js, ESLint, Babel, CSS preprocessors
  • Experience developing software with C++ and Java

Our Perks:

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children
  • Open paid time off
  • Retirement benefits with company matching
  • Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability
  • Play funds so you can broaden and deepen your knowledge of our players and community through games
  • We will double down on your donations of time and money to non-profits

Let's Thrive Together:

Because together we are better

It’s our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. We know that fresh and varied perspectives will make us better at what we do, so however you identify and whatever background you bring with you, we’re excited to hear from you. Don’t be discouraged if you feel you don’t fully meet every single one of the requirements for a particular role, there’s always room for growth at Riot. If you spot a role that will make you want to jump out of bed in the morning, we are waiting to hear from you!