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Game Product Managers at Riot lead passionate teams to create and evolve products and experiences for our players. We seek to deeply understand our product’s audience and drive strategy to create value for players and for Riot. We help concept, build, and influence projects at all stages of production.

As the Sr. Manager, Game Product Management on an unannounced R&D project, you will be the product lead for the game’s metagame systems and monetization content. You will lead a cross-functional team that is responsible for content, monetization, progression, identity, and social and competitive systems. You will be responsible for defining strategic plans; working cross functionally to translate those plans into clear direction, and then operationalizing development to deliver outcomes. You will report to the Director of Game Product Management of the game.


  • Develop a deep understanding of player needs and behaviors and use it to drive the vision, strategy, and roadmap for metagame systems in order to achieve player, product, and business impact.

  • Work with project leaders to define and set the direction for player-focused content and monetization, solving complex monetization problems leveraging a wide variety of product and design capabilities

  • Develop a robust strategy for supporting ongoing player retention and engagement that’s realized through resonant progression, social and competitive systems.

  • Contribute to the development of the game’s live operations strategy. Ensure that your team’s work streams are tightly aligned with the game’s plans for sustainable and best-in-class live operations.

  • Maintain deep audience & player empathy to inform your strategic understanding opportunity spaces.

  • Operationalize your impact by ensuring your team's efforts and capabilities support the holistic product strategy, working closely with production.

  • Partner tightly with central and game-team insights, research and analytics to ensure development in your area is informed hypothesis driven, supported by a wide range of player signals, and can be effectively validated and measured to inform learning and iteration

Required Qualifications:

  • 8+ years of professional experience, of which 4+ is in a Product Management or Strategy role on a game team

  • 3+ years experience leading and managing cross-functional teams with excellent teamwork, team leadership, communication, collaboration and stakeholder management

  • Ability to solve complex and ambiguous problems using first-principles strategic thinking, generating frameworks to enable rapid and effective decision making

  • Meaningful familiarity with several of the following crafts: Revenue Strategy / Monetization Design, LiveOps / Live Service, Player Growth & Lifecycle Management, Analytics, and Research,

  • Experience conceptualizing, designing, and shipping metagame systems, monetization content, and distribution mechanisms within the games industry

  • Meaningful familiarity with and affinity for team-based competitive PVP games such as VALORANT, League of Legends, Counterstrike, Rocket League, Call of Duty, Apex Legends, Fortnite, etc.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working on a AAA game with global reach through development and, launch

  • Experience working on a live service game with significant live operations

For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise and a collaborative spirit that prioritizes the delight of players. We will look at your past studies and experience, but for this role, we also look for dedicated people with a personal relationship with games. If you embody player empathy and care about players' experiences, this is 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 $211,300.00 - $318,000.00 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).