Staff Software Engineer (Gameplay/Tools) - League of Legends, Modes

Riot Games
Los Angeles, California, United States
21 days ago
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Riot engineers bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas but also value the opportunity to work in a variety of broader domains. As Software Engineers, we work with both new and current technology, creating innovative solutions to overcome high-volume obstacles and to deliver player value.

As a Staff Software Engineer (Gameplay / Gameplay Tools) in the Featured Game Modes team , you will create new gameplay mechanics, develop tools and workflows that make it easier for designers and artists to create awesome experiences for our players, and ensure that we can deliver across all platforms (Windows and OS X) alongside every awesome event League of Legends has throughout the year. You will work as part of a multidisciplinary team consisting of artists, designers, engineers, producers, and QA. You will report to an Engineering manager on the Featured Game Modes team.

The Featured Game Modes team makes cool, unique maps and modes with the goal of giving players something new and exciting to play that revitalizes their experience with LoL. These have ranged from new maps and rules like on Howling Abyss (ARAM) and Nexus Blitz to modifications of Summoner’s Rift like One-For-All, Ultra-Rapid-Fire, and Snowdown!

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Our Perks

We offer medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your personal relationship with games.

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