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Riot’s People team exists to help Rioters make better decisions around its talent. We bring our expertise to all areas of HR such as hiring, onboarding, learning and development, diversity and inclusion, performance management, benefits, perks, compensation, employee relations and off-boarding so that all Rioters can flourish.

As HR Business Partners, we are not a compliance function and we don’t make decisions from an ivory tower. Instead, we carefully listen to the problem spaces and work with Rioters to get to an optimal outcome. We view ourselves as trusted consultants and advisers with a specific expertise in all things HR. Working in People at Riot enables you to redefine what effective human resource practices are. We re-imagine the employee experience so they resonate with our workforce and our leaders and enables them to flourish

As a Senior HR Business Partner reporting to our Director, HRBP supporting the Games Division, you will bring broad skills to the support of your assigned teams/groups, and will often play a role in large scale projects spanning multiple functions. You will act as a strategic partner helping shape people strategies in ever evolving and growing businesses/functions. You will also own deploying People tools and programs ensuring global consistency and careful creation to make sure programs work for your population of Rioters. You will be the go-to resource for all things related to talent, ranging from performance management to total rewards. You will be a culture promoter and a deployer of tools and programs that turn Rioter potential into performance and results.



  • Partner on developing an annual engagement strategy and implementation plan to promote employee engagement and make improvement on Riot priorities
  • Develop change management plans for important organization changes
  • Help inform organization design with an eye towards effectiveness and long-term cost control
  • Design retention plans to keep engaging and growing Rioters
  • Develop forward-looking succession plans and other plans to address gaps and blockers as part of broader workforce and capability planning
  • Be the face of performance management, leading calibration sessions, group specific trainings, messaging, and ensuring liability with the process
  • Inform D&I projects based on business group dynamic and operate as the delivery arm for D&I programs
  • Partner with leadership and Comp to maintain fair compensation and job leveling (within your group and across Riot) 
  • Give input into L&D, comp, benefits and other COE programs based on Riot needs identified
  • Provide periodic audits of information systems records and work with disciplines and products to ensure data accuracy
  • Be a contact for employee relations, assisting with documentation and being a first contact for initial leave of absence and accommodation related questions (partnering with the HR Operations team to provide guidance to Rioters and managers)
  • Conduct exit interviews and periodic exit analyses, providing themes to leadership

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years of experience in an HR generalist/business partner or specialist role with progression
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Business, Organizational Design, or relevant field; or equivalent work experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, consulting, collaboration, and leadership experience
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience working with or supporting diverse communities

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting creative teams in entertainment, publishing, gaming, or tech companies


For this role, you'll find success through craft expertise, a collaborative spirit, and decision-making that prioritizes your fellow Rioters, who are the customers of your work.

Our Perks:

We offer medical, dental, and vision plans that cover you, your spouse/domestic partner, and children. Life insurance, parental leave, plus short-term and long-term disability coverage are also available. Riot will support your retirement benefits with a company match, and double down on your donations of time and money to non-profit charitable organizations. Balance between work and personal life is encouraged with open paid time off, and a play fund so you can broaden and deepen your personal relationship with games.


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 (LAMC 189.00).