People / Media Arts Advisory Council

Christian Linke

Christian is Creative Director at gaming giant Riot Games. CHe joined the company in 2010 as their lead composer, building the music team and kick-starting the company’s trademark eSports opening ceremonies, music videos and game login screens. He has written over 70 compositions for League of Legends and has collaborated with artists Imagine Dragons, Zedd, The Crystal Method, Danny Lohner of Nine Inch Nails, Wes Borland, Derek Sherinian, Gregg Bissonette, Joe Letz, and many others.

He frequently works with orchestral musicians, including members of the Los Angeles Philharmonic. Linke spearheaded many of League of Legends’ most successful creative endeavors, totaling billions of YouTube views and hundreds of millions of Spotify listeners.