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As a Senior Manager, Production at Riot, you'll lead a team of accomplished developers and guide efforts to ship creative gameplay systems, features and content. You will lead the team through execution, turning game vision into excellent player experiences. You will contribute substantially to the product strategy and executional excellence of the product. 

As a Senior Manager, Production on the Research & Development team, you will report to the Production Director and manage sustainable work systems, delivery schedules, and efficient team organization that lead to high team morale and output. You'll partner with team leads to ensure production runs smoothly and produces outstanding content. Most importantly, you'll be a leader for this team, ensuring they have clear goals, direction, and are well suited for the work in front of them.


  • Create and improve work systems usable by teams and team of teams
  • Teams' work matches overall project priorities and goals
  • Communicate team staffing needs
  • Ensure team health, culture, and efficiency

Required Qualifications: 

  • 8+ years industry experience
  • Have shipped multiple games in a production role
  • Experience leading teams through feature / content development (planning, execution, delivery, post-release support)
  • Experience with live game releases

Desired Qualifications:

  • Shipped multiple games in a content / character production role

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 $168,000 USD - $234,000 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.