Business Strategist II - Riot Game Operations, Strategic Advisory

Feb 23, 2023
Los Angeles, United States
... Not specified
... Intermediate
Full time
... Office work

Riot Game Operations organization makes building and delivering player experiences at Riot easy, scalable and sustainable. Our mission is to accelerate Riot’s scale ambitions through reliable, effective, systematic products and services in game operations that reduce load on teams, ultimately resulting in predictability and greater player focus. 

As the Business Strategist II, you will be a member of the Strategic Advisory (SA) team at Riot Game Operations. We enable insights-informed strategy, and prioritization of opportunities through product/customer discovery, analysis, reporting with ease and sustainability. You will deploy a variety of Strategic Advisory skills as a generalist strategist to work on the problem space of operations at Riot. 


  • Design and apply frameworks for problem-solving, evaluations in the Games Operations space
  • Conduct internal customer/product discovery to learn customers’ needs, gather insights, and analyze data to drive solution recommendations
  • Work on strategy planning and run analysis of complex problem spaces that span Dev Studio growth strategy, demand analysis, business operations and insights
  • Design reporting system that has clear strategy behind and can surface direct insights to drive leadership’s meaningful conversations and decision makings
  • Partner with game studio operations leads for operations problems identification
  • Work or lead insights peers on the team to design and develop central reporting/dashboards
  • Have a strong total ownership mindset
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity and break down problems into bite-sized tasks
  • Develop and communicate findings and recommendations to leadership
  • Manage stakeholder expectations and priorities

Required Qualifications:

  • BA or BS in Psychology, Economics, Computer Science, Cognitive Science, Applied Mathematics, or related disciplines
  • 3+ years professional work experience in consulting, business intelligence, analyzing data and extracting insights. Or MBA in the relevant field.
  • Experience in strategy planning, business planning, or business reporting
  • Experience creating presentations and convey complex or nuanced topics to senior leadership
  • Strong communication and networking skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • MBA or other relevant advanced degree
  • Experience in financial modeling, business operations and strategy
  • Experience in design central reporting, tableau dashboards

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes the delight of players. We will be looking at your past studies, experience, and your personal relationship with games. If you embody player empathy and care about the experiences of players, this could be the role for you!

Our Perks:

Riot has a focus on work/life balance, shown by our open paid time off policy, in addition to other perks such as flexible work schedules. We offer medical, dental, and life insurance, parental leave for you, your spouse/domestic partner and children, and a 401k with company match. Check out our benefits pages for more information.

Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code. Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do, and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in Gaming.

(Los Angeles only) This job has a base salary range of $113,900 USD - $147,800 USD + incentive compensation (annual [and long-term]) + equity + 401K with company match + medical, dental, vision, and life insurance + short and long-term disability + open PTO.

It’s our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history.


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