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Riot Games, Inc. is a video game developer and publisher that operates and organizes esports leagues worldwide. This company is well known for its prominent games that include 'League of Legends' a multiplayer online battle arena game, recognized to be the game with the highest player count, and VALORANT, a recently launched first-person-shooting game. This company operates various eSport tournaments dedicated to the players of these games, on an international platform including the League of Legends World Championship, the Championship Series, the European Championship, and the Mid-Season Invitational. Riot Games was established in September 2006, by founders Brandon 'Ryze' Beck and Marc 'Tryndamere' Merrill, and currently operates out of its headquarters located in Los Angeles, United States. Riot Games operates 24 offices around the world, in which it employs 2,500 employees whom it calls ‘Rioters’'. Riot offers employment opportunities from university programs to internships to professional developers and other professionals.

Company - Private
$500K to $1M
Multiple locations
Computer Systems Design Companies
Brandon Beck
What departments Riot Games employees work at?
other occupation30.9%
Software Developers and Programmers14.4%
Management - Other10.3%
Computer / IT - Other10.1%
Media & Communications6.6%
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Professional experience

How many years of experience do Riot Games employees have before joining?
Years of experience at Riot Games: Newcomers: 26%, Experiencers: 20%, Experts: 27%, Veterans: 27%. Riot Games employees have 8+ years experience on average before joining.
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Where did Riot Games employees work before joining?
Where they've worked before Riot Games: Activision, Amazon, Blizzard Entertainment. Typical Riot Games employees have worked at Activision.
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Blizzard Entertainment
What industries did Riot Games employees work in previously?
Industry Background: The most typical industries of Riot Games: Computer Systems Design Companies, Niche Manufacturers, Hobby / Games Retailers, Niche Amusement & Recreation Companies, Design Firms. Riot Games employees most likely come from a Computer Systems Design Companies industry background.
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Where did Riot Games employees work before joining?
Past employers' size at Riot Games: Small: 42%, Medium: 17%, Large: 41%. Most Riot Games employees have previously worked at small companies.
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Educational background

What did employees at Riot Games study?
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Where did employees at Riot Games study?
University of California-Berkeley
University of California-Irvine
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Employee data

How long do people stay in a role at Riot Games?
Time employed at Riot Games: <1: 13%, 1-3: 40%, 4-8: 45%, 9-13: 2%, 14-20: 0%, 20+: 0%. Most Riot Games employees stay with the company for 4-8 years which is more than the industry average.
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How does Riot Games rank for age & gender diversity?
Gender ratio at Riot Games: 81.0% Male and 19.0% Female. Age ratio at Riot Games: 16-20: 0%, 21-30: 46%, 31-40: 45%, 41-50: 8%, 51-60: 1%, 60+: 0%. Riot Games rates - 11.0% less female than the industry average. Most Riot Games employees are 21-30, which is below the industry median age range.
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Career advancement

How does Riot Games rank for career advancement?
Career advancement at Riot Games: very high. Riot Games ranks very high for career advancement which is above the industry average.
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What companies do Riot Games employees go on to work at?
Future employers of Riot Games: Amazon, Bird, Blizzard Entertainment, Epic Games, Google. People who work at Riot Games most typically go on to work for the Amazon.
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