HR Business Partner, Director


At Twitch, we’re growing fast and place a high value on community, both with our creators and with our team. Amidst our growth, we’re working diligently to maintain the integrity of our inviting, tight-­knit community. We are looking for an experienced Director of ­People Business Partner.

This role reports directly to the Chief Human Resources Officer and will require both a strategic and tactical leader as we rapidly grow the company. This role will strategically consult with clients on organizational, team, cultural, change management, and leadership development issues. You will develop and execute a talent strategy that is aligned with the business strategy, while also collaborating to develop and implement effective people and talent programs. Tactically, you will work to constantly improve our people processes and manage employee relations issues while balancing the team and business needs.


  • Develop and implement a strategic people plan aligned to Twitch’s plan for achieving specific business goals. Have a deep understanding of organizations supported, including key business functions and processes
  • Advise and coach people leaders on issues relating to effective leadership and management of people and the operation of relevant leadership teams
  • Support and work with business teams and functions to understand current and future business goals and trends that may impact workforce needs and initiatives
  • Proactively engage with business leaders on people strategy and effectively delivering strategy through workforce planning
  • Develop knowledge and skills to reinforce the Twitch culture with leaders and employees
  • Confidently consult and advise managers and employees on all aspects of employee­ related issues, including manager/employee issues, policies & procedures, misconduct, terminations, and reorganizations
  • Partner with leadership to design and deliver appropriate talent planning activities that will identify talent, leadership development priorities, and succession plans
  • Focus efforts on employee development needs and promote a learning environment which supports on the job opportunities within teams and across the company
  • Leverage coaching skills to assist employees and managers through development and performance matters
  • Advise and support line management on local and global compensation and benefits initiatives. Interpret internal compensation framework and external market survey data to identify emerging trends
  • Partner with management to assist with leaves, disabilities, and Worker’s Compensation
  • Act as a liaison between recruiting and business teams. Participate in interview processes for management and key hires
  • Understand the training/development needs of Twitch and design and implement appropriate programs for the business
  • Track and report staffing, retention, attrition, and other data to line management, recommending programs and/or enhancements as necessary
  • Work on special and cross ­functional projects as needed


  • 10+ years of experience in an HR/people management, generalist, and/or business partnering role
  • Proven track record of managing a team of people business partners
  • Strong interpersonal communications skills, including influencing and ability to encourage innovation
  • Highly collaborative style. Willingness and demonstrated ability to work in teams, as both a lead and a supporting team member
  • Coach, mentor, and advise where appropriate to help employees grow and develop in alignment with personal and business goals
  • Execute project management skills where needed


  • Full benefits, including medical, dental, vision and life 
  • 401(k) savings plan with a company match
  • Catered daily lunch and dinners (and hearty breakfasts three times a week)
  • Unlimited snacks and drinks
  • Monthly in-office massages
  • Corporate gym membership
  • Commuter benefits
  • Flexible time off policy
  • Weekly happy hours and opportunity to attend one gaming event or tournament
  • Top of the line technology to help you build your own workspace

About Twitch

Twitch is the world’s leading video platform and community for gamers, with more than 100 million visitors per month. We connect gamers from around the world by allowing them to broadcast, watch, and chat with each other. Twitch’s live and on-demand video platform forms the backbone of a distribution network for video game broadcasters including pro players, tournaments, leagues, developers and gaming media organizations. Twitch is leading a revolution in gaming culture, turning gameplay into an immersive video experience. Learn more at

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at Twitch. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.


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