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Riot Games, maker of the popular video game League of Legends, welcomes new Rioters not with paperwork, but with “Denewbification”: an intensive immersion that starts with–what else?–a session of gaming. If new hires decide Riot’s not a fit before the end of their first 60 days, they will be offered up to 10% of their annual salary (up to $25,000) as an incentive to quit. As part of an open paid-time-off policy, the company places no limit on vacation or sick days spent outside of the office. It’s up to Rioters to design what kind of schedule works for them, and to stay home when they’re not feeling well. Read the Great Place to Work review here.

Company Info

Rank last year13
# of years on list
2
Industry
Media
Year founded2,006
CEO/Top executive
Brandon Beck
HQ location
Los Angeles, California
Type of organization
Private
Revenue (2015 or most recent year)
-
Web addresshttp://www.riotgames.com
Total U.S. employees
1,304
Total employees outside the U.S.
561
Full-time jobs added in last year
220
FT job growth in the past year
24%
Number of work sites
3

Perks

Company pays for 100% of healthcare costs
no
Offers health insurance to part-timers
no
Offers telecommuting
yes
Offers job sharing
no
Offers onsite childcare
no
Offers compressed work weeks
yes
Offers fully-paid sabbaticals
no
Onsite fitness center
no
Discounted gym memberships
yes
Onsite medical care facility
no
Location of medical facility
-
Offers college tuition reimbursement
no
Max tuition
-
Offers paid time off for volunteering
yes
Max PTO for volunteering
-

Diversity

% Women23
% Minorities-
% African-American/Black-
% Asian-
% Caucasian/White-
% Hispanic/Latino-
% Native American/Alaska Native-
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander-
% Two or more races-
Same-sex benefits
yes
Non-discrimination policy
yes

Paid Time Off (FT employees)

Holidays
21
Vacation
Unlimited
Sick days
Unlimited
General PTO
Unlimited
Total PTO after 5 years
-

Compensation

Most common job (for salaried employee)
Software Engineer
Avg. base pay (salaried)$128,000
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)-
Total pay (salaried position)$128,000.00
Most common job (for hourly employee)
QA Analyst
Avg. base pay (hourly)$45,512
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$6,780
Total pay (hourly position)$52,292

Hiring/Staffing

# of job openings (as of Feb. 2016)273
# of job applicants
40,714
Avg. # of applicants per opening
71.64
FT voluntary turnover
7%
# of jobs filled
360
Jobs filled internally
25
% of jobs filled by referral
20%
# new graduates hired37

Training

Avg. hours of training per year (for salaried employee)180
Avg. hours of training per year (for hourly employee)180