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Game Designer - Wild Rift, Metagame Systems

11 days ago by Riot Games

Los Angeles (California), USA

Job Level: Intermediate

Contract: Full Time

Sector: Design

Game Designers at Riot create the systems, mechanics, and content that make up a resonant player experience. We explore how to best push the boundaries of that experience to create new and engaging moments for players.

As a Game Designer working on Metagame Systems on League of Legends: Wild Rift, you will be an integral member to delivering an amazing League of Legends experience for millions of players around the world on Mobile and Console. You will design and improve systems around the core game, including competitive, player behavior, progression, events, and player-focused monetization systems.

Your experience, player insight, and creativity will create out-of-game experiences that engage and surprise players. You will collaborate with interdisciplinary teams across the globe, including the League of Legends PC team, to design and improve amazing, player-focused designs. You will report to the Design Lead of the Wild Rift team.


  • Design systems that delight and satisfy players Social, Competitive, Expressive, and other needs.
  • Work collaboratively with the Design and UX Leads to create a great holistic experience across all platforms and regions
  • Seek opportunities for new design spaces and opportunities in collaboration with Product Managers and External Advisors.
  • Mentor and support other Game, UI, and UX designers on the team
  • Create clear design documentation that can be evaluated and implemented by non-designers.

Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in professional game design experience, with at least 2 years in Progression, Behavior, Monetization, Economy, onboarding, or Competitive systems
  • Can create and extend complex systems with attention to the player impacts and downstream effects, both as an individual, and through collaboratively working in a large design team
  • Deep experience the Social, Competitive, Engagement, Monetization and Progression systems
  • Deep knowledge in either the Mobile Gaming space or Console landscape and audiences
  • History of feature ownership in high speed development with successes in managing tradeoffs between bold goals and shipping value to players
  • Can document the details of complex design structures and partnering with multidisciplinary teams members to provide those systems to players
  • Strong communication, empathy, and patience needed to work with international teams working across the globe with variable audience needs

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience working on MOBAs, Console, or Mobile games
  • User Experience or Player Onboarding Experience
  • Familiarity with League of Legends and MOBA Design

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.


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 (LAMC 189.00).

Don’t forget to include a resume and cover letter. We receive many applications, but we’ll notice a fun, well-written intro that shows us you Dare to Dream and Execute with Excellence.

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