Riot Games Reviews

Updated 9 Jul 2020

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3.9
71%
Recommend to a Friend
52%
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Riot Games CEO Nicolo  Laurent (no image)
Nicolo Laurent
72 Ratings
Pros
  • "Riot is a great place for gamers(in 79 reviews)

  • "Cares about Rioters: Riot has fantastic perks because they want to keep the talent (that's us) happy(in 68 reviews)

Cons
  • "Increasing politics, not-so-perfect work-life balance(in 65 reviews)

  • "I am so glad that I met with other Rioters and asked honest questions to receive honest answers(in 61 reviews)

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  1. "Great Experience working at Gamstr Tech Pvt Ltd"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Trainee in Bangalore
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Well versed team with good experience. Working Environment is amazing. Amazing work culture and supportive people. Goal oriented with best team management. Good to kick start you career as a fresher as you can learn new things and get used to working environment culture

    Cons

    Need to change working space as the current space is a little bit dark and stinky.

  2. Helpful (1)

    "goog"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Chennai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    good company, and experience to get the company

    Cons

    no cons about the company

  3. "1"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - HRBP in Shanghai, Shanghai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Riot Games full-time

    Pros

    Great place to work at Riot.

    Cons

    No. It is a great company.

  4. "Great"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graphic Artist in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I worked at Riot Games part-time for less than a year

    Pros

    great people, free food and coffee

    Cons

    don't really have any complaints

  5. COVID-19

    "Ótimo lugar para aprender e construir uma carreira"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Content Marketing Specialist in São Paulo, São Paulo
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Riot Games full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Riot is a special place. It is obviously not perfect. But the pros still far outweigh the cons. - Trust of the whole team to test and innovate - Understanding the difficult times we are living during the pandemic - Freedom of communication with anyone in the office, without the need for bureaucracy (the problem is finding time on the agenda) - Values ​​its employees, either with payment or with "perks", team building actions etc - There is a genuine desire for everyone to evolve and work better

    Cons

    - You will work a lot. Really. It was worse, but there are "unspoken" expectations of certain teams so that you are available 24/7 - The diversity in the company and in the BR office leaves much to be desired, but it was worse - Contractors, who work as much or more than Rioters, are often treated as second-class citizens. Not with insults or lack of respect, but the difference is clear with "lack-of-bonuses" (but there is a genuine desire to change that) - The company quickly loses itself in the amount of meetings, with that you don't feel productive, just jumping from meeting to meeting (yes, many times it could be an email)

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  6. Helpful (1)

    "Solid"

    4.0
    Current Employee - Infrastructure Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Riot Games full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Good work life balance, generous benefits.

    Cons

    Questionable middle management, heavy meeting culture.

  7. "at Home"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    Current Employee - Players Assistant 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    helping people to get more high rank and make better community

    Cons

    you can't get the respect from all people

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  8. Helpful (8)

    "No longer a viable company"

    1.0
    Current Employee - Software Developer 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Riot Games full-time

    Pros

    was a great place to work until they fired someone for freedom of speech

    Cons

    failure to uphold the constitutional right of freedom of speech

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  9. "Putting the S in Riot Games"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I have been working at Riot Games full-time

    Pros

    People, focus, location of office

    Cons

    Cost of living, resources spread thin

  10. "basic reiew"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

    I worked at Riot Games full-time

    Pros

    really enthusiastic team mates, ability to thrive if you really want to, great benefits

    Cons

    can be stuck in decision making processes, career path not so clear

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