HR Partner Lead

Epic Games Cary, NC

About the Job

What makes us Epic?

At the core of Epic's success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it's building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we're always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We're constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.

Overview - What you'll do

Epic Games is searching for an HR Business Partner Lead - Corporate who will create amazing, fun experiences for the talented people who use our technology and make our games. We are looking for a strategic, people loving, motivated and customer service oriented HR person who is comfortable living in the grey. This exciting role partners with Epic's company President and his leadership team, and with employees of all levels to ensure Epic is an amazing place to work with opportunities for growth! The client group is broad and covers Marketing, Communications, Partnerships, Epic Games Store, and Games Publishing and other functions. This role will also lead a small team of HR Partners and HR Coordinators who support other corporate and G&A functions.


  • Understanding of a fast growth, global company and the impacts this has on the teams you support
  • Works with business leaders in the US and globally, partnering with local HR Partners as needed
  • Providing proactive pragmatic coaching to business units in the areas of talent development, organizational design, performance management, succession planning and manager coaching
  • Able to lead and support change management initiatives as well as Acquisition integration as needed
  • Support onboarding framework for new hires to ensure productivity and strong employee experience, help lead the onboarding process for key hires
  • Partnering with leads, employees and Compensation team on compensation questions
  • Attending business team status meetings as needed to understand the business, the people and staying abreast of changes on the projects, teams, and its effect on the business and our people
  • Supporting career development initiatives specific to assigned Teams
  • Partnering with team leads to build plans, projects, training, etc., as needed to support those development opportunities
  • Managing employee relations discussions and challenges with assigned Teams
  • Managing performance related discussions and plans with assigned Teams
  • Develop the HR capabilities of the HR Business Partners and Coordinators you manage
  • Serve as one of the senior HR Partner leads across the company and be a part of the HR Leadership team, helping to drive the transformation of the HR team to proactive and strategic
  • Travel to locations may be required as need to support business needs


  • Minimum 12+ years of HR Generalist and HRBP experience, including partnering with senior leaders, C level executive partnership preferred
  • Able to exceed and deliver results in a complex global fast pace organisation.
  • Expertise in navigating within ambiguous situations, with high levels of autonomy
  • Able to deal with change and desire to make a difference is paramount
  • Past experience with growth and departmental transformation required
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Current, in-depth knowledge of legal requirements related to human resources and employee management, including workers' compensation, and state employment laws
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, working in a virtual environment

This is going to be Epic!