Senior Strategic Sourcer

Cary, North Carolina, United States


For over 25 years, Epic Games has been making award-winning games and game engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that brings environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design.  As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent. 

Epic Games is looking for an experienced Strategic Sourcer to focus on identifying, pursuing, and attracting world-class talent that matches our Epic DNA. This is a new role being added to a growing recruiting team.  We are looking for someone to take an executive search approach to building high caliber pipelines for positions across the organization with a focus on engineering and executive level roles.    

 The person in this role will be responsible for the following:

  • Using everything from internet search tools to meetup attendance to discover and engage top talent in the technology, gaming, entertainment and enterprise software spaces

  • Building relationships within industries and functions which will lead to the best talent in the market

  • Engaging top talent across the industry; inspiring them to explore opportunities with Epic and convincing them to continue conversations with our hiring teams

  • Helping to define, design and implement a sourcing practice for the organization globally

  • Contributing ideas and practices to our fast-paced, dynamic, quality driven recruiting team as they relate to your area of expertise

  • Working with recruiters and hiring managers to develop detailed profiles of target candidates with data-driven advice on the range of logical possibilities

  • Strategizing different ways to build talent pipelines and execute on tactical research, referral generation, events and sourcing campaigns


The ideal candidate will have a mix of the qualifications below:

  • Leadership or technology search experience with the media or technology sector

  • Show evidence of creating partnerships across a variety of functions to build on and create relevant, compelling, personalized and high-touch candidate experiences

  • Ability to juggle and switch priorities while sourcing across various departments

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to effectively communicate with a wide variety of audiences and at all levels of the organization

  • Ability to effectively network and interface with all levels of teams and leadership

  • Experience engaging with hiring managers and establishing credibility with your deep understanding of their teams, objectives, and talent profiles

  • You thrive in a fast-paced, frequently changing environment, are results driven and always operate with sense of urgency

  • Executive search research and candidate development experience is preferred

Please submit your resume and we’ll be in touch soon.