Senior Software Engineer

Apr 14, 2024
Los Angeles, United States
... Not specified
... Senior
Full time
... Office work

Riot Games Esports will carry sport and sports entertainment to its future. We've been there for fans from the beginning, and we're just getting started. We're looking for passionate individuals with a desire to push esports teams, players, and watch experiences to be better! As a Software Engineer II  in the Esports Platform & Experience team, you will work with a team of producers, designers, and engineers to prototype, build, and own products to foster the esports ecosystem.

As a Senior Software Engineer in the Esports Platform & Experience  Team your focus will be around Web & Frontend Technologies. You’re charged with creating, maintaining and improving the Riot Esports Web Properties such as & Those properties are the prime stage of our online esports presence, and are ready to be taken to new heights. Your challenge will be moving in lockstep with our yearly Esports Calendar, and bringing those experiences online to our players.

You will be part of the Esports Platform & Experience Team  team in Riot Esports Technology, reporting to the Senior Manager, Software Engineering.


  • Partner closely with Design to create and iterate on well crafted user experiences
  • Work with Service Engineering to define the feature requirements and bridge the gap between users and our data platform
  • Build out our web properties, work with our partner teams and platforms to bring experience to life.
  • Grow the Web Standards at Riot by being a good steward to our codebases and share your knowledge within the company
  • You quickly iterate on prototypes and new areas to find feasible solutions for the products we are building

Required Qualifications: 

  • 4+ years of experience with Frontend Technologies
  • Deep hands-on programming experience with Typescript, React & CSS-in-JS paradigms
  • Real-Life Experience using modern Web Frameworks, such as NextJS, Remix or SvelteKit
  • You have a good understanding of modern web architecture and technologies

Desired Qualifications:

  • Understanding of and experience with GraphQL
  • Serverless & Edge environments are something that excites you

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.


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