Former Hearthstone Director Becomes New Design Director for League of Legends

August Dean Ayala will be the new design director for League of Legends after leaving Blizzard on September 16. Ayala was previously the Game Director of Hearthstone and worked at Blizzard for 11 years.He announced the job change by Twitter. (opens in new tab)

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While Hearthstone’s game director position is prestigious, Ayala’s leave (opens in new tab) Not particularly high-profile: He only held the job for three months, from June (opens in new tab) Another position within Blizzard following the departure of former game director Ben Lee.