“It’s a dream come true”
Staff, 2023-03-14 04:35:45,
Recently I’ve had the chance to talk with Susanna “Susy” Barsotti, who is working for Riot as one of the LEC Referee. From her career path to becoming a referee to her new life chapter in Berlin, Susy shared with us the life of an esports referee. This is part of our series covering those roles and jobs that may go unnoticed within the world of esports.
Interview with Susy, current Referee for the LEC
Q: Hi Susy and welcome! We’re excited to have you here!
Helloooooooo, thank you for having me! This is my first-ever interview and I’m very excited and glad for the opportunity!
Q: So how about we jump right into it? Could you tell us more about your job and what you do?
So, I’m currently working as a referee for the LEC and EMEA Masters. I also work as an admin for the Italian League competitions with PG Esports. To put it simply, I work as a ref throughout the whole week across the different tournaments. And it looks like I will be extending that to VALORANT as well, starting from the end of this month! I’m basically doing the ref 24/7, to the point where I’m dreaming about in-game bugs and potential technical issues overnight!
Q: How did you get to become a LEC referee?
I would consider myself extremely lucky. I’ve always tried to find ways to learn the skills and qualities required to become a League ref. After graduating in law last summer, I’ve worked hard and spent most of the break on job applications for…
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