Director, Technical Product Management - Tech Foundations

Riot Games
September 24, 2023
Offerd Salary:$232,100
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League Studio is the entity within Riot Games that makes League of Legends, Wild Rift, TFT along with other games in development. To support the aspirations of these games, the Studio makes significant investments in developing and advancing the League game platform through the Tech Foundations team.

HexTech is a team within Tech Foundations that is accountable for the technology encompassing the engine, tools, and the developer experience that is shared between all the games within the studio. Our mission is to deliver modern, sustainable, and efficient development and content creation capabilities that enable studio teams to deliver a fresh, approachable, and top tier player experience.

You will serve as the Technical Product Management lead for HexTech. You will direct a team of technical product managers that lead groups of teams focusing on League's engine and tools. You will also work with the Producers and Product Managers for the games within the League Studio to ensure we are providing the support their games need. You will report to the Senior Director Technical Product Management of Tech Foundations.


  • Define and evangelize the HexTech product vision ensuring it aligns with the League Studio priorities and technical vision as well as broader Riot goals
  • Define product outcomes for the teams within HexTech
  • Manage the product team backlog, roadmap, and oversee processes and ceremonies for the team
  • Assesses tradeoffs between player value, partner needs, and longer term sustainability of the studio platform in order to make prioritization decisions
  • Develop an understanding of and empathy for our development customers which you'll use to make player-focused decisions
  • Partner and collaborate with the Engineering Manager and Technical Leads on HexTech to align on the product and technical plan
  • Manage and grow a team of technical product managers
  • Build relationships with partner teams across Riot for collaboration and representing HexTech and League Studio needs
  • Required Qualifications:

  • 10+ years relevant industry experience
  • 8+ years of technical product management or program management experience
  • 3+ years experience driving strategy for multiple and/or large-scale products
  • 4+ years of leadership experience managing teams, designing scalable organizations, and building healthy, diverse, and inclusive teams
  • Aligned to servant leadership principles and the value and importance of ensuring psychological safety, healthy feedback culture and conflict management within and between teams
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent experience with strong technical knowledge
  • Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience leading product definition and development of game platforms and tools that support multiple games
  • In depth experience with game engine or service development
  • Experience working directly with creative disciplines and content creators
  • Master's in Business Administration or equivalent experience
  • For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and a player-first mentality. We will consider 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 a great fit 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.

  • (Los Angeles Only) Base salary range between $232,100.00 - $324,500.00 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).

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