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As the Manager, Talent Acquisition - Global Esports reporting to the Senior Manager, Talent Acquisition, you will partner with our Esports business group to develop strategies to find the best global talent or Rioters-in-the-wild. You'll lead, manage, and mentor groups of recruiters who oversee positions in production, creative, and operational functions. We are seeking a candidate who is a strong leader, who is able to communicate and navigate with senior-level business leaders and to act as a valuable business advisor in partnership with our HRBP partners using data, market-knowledge and experience.


  • Manage a balanced and productive recruiting team with 5+ direct reports, contract, and FTE
  • Partner with discipline and product leads to understand their needs and build collaborative, productive relationships, with a focus on technology organizations
  • Set staffing strategy across your product group and achieve hiring outcomes that match your title's business goals
  • Ensure all prospective Rioters are treated with the utmost care and respect
  • Report on hiring performance against your client's staffing plans
  • Contribute to the growth and health of the Talent Acquisition group, lead projects to enhance our capabilities

Required Qualifications: 

  • 6+ years of experience in a talent acquisition capacity
  • 2+ years of experience delivering diverse, cross-discipline recruiting strategies for a global technology organization
  • 2+ years mentoring and developing talent
  • 1+ years experience managing a talent acquisition team
  • Experience building and presenting compelling, data-informed business cases
  • Experience fostering meaningful partnerships with leaders throughout the businesses
  • Solid knowledge of contemporary sourcing techniques as well as research and outreach tools
  • Well experienced with applicant tracking systems such as Greenhouse
  • Knowledge of employment-based immigration regulations and best practices
  • Articulate, able to work with everyone from your coordinator to CEO

Desired Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of CRM and HRIS systems such as Salesforce and Workday
  • Knowledge of data analysis tools such as Tableau
  • Knowledge of the gaming industry and relevant talent markets

Our Perks:

Riot has a focus on work/life balance, shown by our open paid time off policy, in addition to other perks such as flexible work schedules. We offer medical, dental, and life insurance, parental leave for you, your spouse/domestic partner and children, and a 401k with company match. Check out our benefits pages for more information.

Riot Games fosters a player and workplace experience that values teamwork embodied by the Summoner's Code and Community Code. Our culture embraces differences as a strength, and our values are the guiding principles for how we approach work. We are committed to putting diversity and inclusion (D&I) at the center of everything we do, and promoting a fair and collaborative culture where Rioters treat one another with dignity and respect. We encourage you to read more about our value of thriving together and our ongoing work to build the most inclusive company in Gaming.

It’s our policy to provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and members of Riot Games, Inc. Riot Games makes reasonable accommodations for handicapped and disabled Rioters and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, handicap, veteran status, marital status, criminal history, or any other category protected by applicable federal and state law, including the City of Los Angeles’ Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance relating to an applicant's criminal history.