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As Rules & Compliance III role for Riot Esports in Americas will report to the Head of Competitive Operations, Americas and be part of the Competitive Operations Team in the Americas region. You will join a lean but impactful team of esports professionals to help govern and operate our Riot Esports properties in the Americas territory. The Americas Esports team is focused on delivering amazing fan experiences through our regional competitions. Our professional and semi-professional competitive tiers in League of Legends, VALORANT, League of Legends: Wild Rift and other organized play, involve thousands of players and hundreds of organizations competing every week. Riot expects everyone involved in Riot Esports competitions to comply with the Riot Esports rules and regulations.

As Rules & Compliance III, Americas you will be responsible for disciplinary and regulatory matters as well as aspects of governance. You will work closely with the regional and global Competitive Operations teams to develop our strategy and tactics for handling complex disciplinary investigations and lead our day to day efforts administering discipline across our esports in the territory.


  • Lead discipline and rules enforcement for our professional and semi-professional ecosystems across our multiple esports in the Americas territory

  • Partner with the Global Head of Rules and Compliance, esports, to level up our existing rulesets, develop new policies and practices to position Riot at the forefront of discipline within esports / sports

  • Audit the rulesets of sub-regions within the America territories to ensure their compliance with Global regulations

  • Provide best practices to our various partnered tournament organizers and the wider Americas competitive operations team

  • Drive alignment locally and globally to ensure consistency in enforcement and discipline across our different esports

  • Collaborate with the Legal team on compliance issues that arise with our esports across the Americas territory

  • Manage a lean team of professionals to handle day to day operational needs in this area for investigations and discipline enforcement

  • Design and execute strategy for effective prevention and education programs within the Americas territory

  • Develop and execute a strategy for managing and engaging with third party government bodies and regulators within the Americas territory

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in overseeing complex investigations, preferably in traditional sports

  • Prior experience managing strategic initiatives and building impactful practices in gaming, international arbitration, courts, and/or professional sports leagues or similar

  • Ability to handle sensitive materials with total discretion

  • Strong analytical ability and critical thinking skills

  • Able to handle ambiguity and work under tight deadlines

  • Experience working cross-functionally on multiple work streams with an array of internal & external teams

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and effectiveness in communicating across all levels of an organization

  • Full working proficiency in English and advanced Spanish proficiency necessary

Desired Qualifications:

  • Fluency in additional language(s) beyond English and Spanish is desired, particularly Portuguese

  • Law degree or experience in the legal field

  • Experience with Sports Law

  • Knowledge of the global esports ecosystem

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) Base salary range between $142,900.00 - $199,600.00 USD + incentive compensation + 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 (LAMC 189.00).