Riot Games

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1 person found this helpful  

If you like building Software, then RiotGames is an awesome place to work.

Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer  in  Saint Louis, MO (US)
Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in Saint Louis, MO (US)

I have been working at Riot Games full-time for more than a year

Pros

- A flat organization, engineering driven culture.
- The company rewards risk takers that deliver awesome experience for our players.
- I get to have an impact on millions of players, how cool is that?
- I work with smart, passionate people. They make me a better engineer and developer and I am constantly trying to keep my skills sharp to keep up. I love it!

Cons

- The flip side of a flat organization is a bit of chaos. A bit of chaos can drive innovation, but sometimes it is a bit much. We're working on it.
- We need to improve our ability to create processes that help us build our game better and reduce errors in our pipeline.

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  1. 2 people found this helpful  

    An exciting place to go to work everyday

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Technical Analyst  in  Santa Monica, CA (US)
    Current Employee - Technical Analyst in Santa Monica, CA (US)

    I have been working at Riot Games full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    - Fast paced environment where you don't have to be stuck doing the same thing every day
    - Lots of opportunity to pursue areas you are passionate about, not just what your job title is
    - Riot is a place where you can really step in and make an impact, regardless of your level
    - Everyone is aligned on the company's goal: To be the most player-centered game company in the world.

    Cons

    - Lack of organization can sometimes cause headaches when trying to work across teams

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    Approves of CEO
  2. 1 person found this helpful  

    Exceptional culture; hope you don't mind the pay

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Riot Games full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    1) Full of brilliant, energetic, creative people
    2) Every team is working on something awesome
    3) Cultural benefits are great - Outings, lots of food, the works.

    Cons

    Pay.

    Company runs like it's a startup; lean teams responsible for huge features. Thing is, we're not a startup where employees can expect peanuts for long term rewards. With the amount of responsibility that lands in the lap of each employee, salaries should be in the rock star range.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    You guys have got to spread the wealth.

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