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Riot Games

Riot Games is an American video game developer and publisher. Riot Games is focused on creating player-focused games and also develops other multimedia projects. Riot Games is best known for their debut title, League of Legends, which was released in 2009 and became the most played PC game in the world.

What

Riot Games

Looks For

Riot Games looks for employees who are creative and passionate about creating the best experiences possible for gamers. Riot Games is dedicated to fostering a high-performing and fair work environment; therefore, they are looking for employees who are ambitious and collaborative.

History of

Riot Games

Riot Games was founded in 2006 by Brandon Beck and Marc Merill and is led by CEO Nicolo Laurent. Riot Games has over 20 offices worldwide and is becoming one of the best companies for millennials interested in technology to work in.

Quick Facts

Entry-level careers:
User Experience (UX) Design
User Interface (UI) Design
PR / Corporate Communications
Talent Acquisition
People Operations
Engineering
Project Management
industries
Gaming
Tech
office locations
Greater Los Angeles
2019 Revenue:
$1.5B

Riot Games

Internship Programs

Riot Games offers an internship program that connects players with a passion for games to different career paths, gives interns mentorship opportunities and career development courses.

Types of Internships:

  • Engineering
  • Design (UI/UX)
  • Data/Analytics

Internship Info

Number of interns (2019):
Preferred education level:
Juniors, Seniors
Perks:
  • Offers telecommuting 
  • Offers compressed work weeks
  • Discounted gym memberships
  • Offers paid time off for volunteering

Riot Games

Interview Process

1. Phone interview

This initial phone interview will mostly revolve around your resume and recruiters will try to get to know you. 

2. Video interviews through Google Hangouts

These video interviews will focus on your past work experiences, the skills required for the role, and company value alignment. 

3. Take an assessment 

Depending on the internship you are applying for, you may have to complete coding assessments, brain teasers, and other technical activities.

How to Prepare

Use your network

Reach out to your alumni network and see if they can offer you insight into Riot Games and the interview process

Do your research

Do research on Riot Games, such as their culture, current projects, company goals, etc.

Practice makes perfect

The positions are very competitive to get, so doing your research and preparing for behavioral-type questions is imperative.

Common Interview Questions at

Riot Games

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  • How will you survey players?
  • What do you bring that none of the other applicants to this position can potentially bring?  
  • What are your weaknesses?
  • What exactly do you want to work on? What do you see yourself doing if you get the position?
  • What is your greatest achievement?
  • What is a mistake you’ve made?
  • What is one question you wished we asked, and what’s the answer to that question?