Director, Human Resources at Snap

Snap Inc. is a camera company. We believe that reinventing the camera represents our greatest opportunity to improve the way people live and communicate. Our products empower people to express themselves, live in the moment, learn about the world, and have fun together.

We’re looking for a Director, HR to join Snap Inc! Working closely with the Engineering organization, you will align our people strategy to help the business achieve strategic and operational objectives. Working from our Venice, CA headquarters, you’ll work with colleagues across the company to deliver an amazing experience for our employees.

What you’ll do:

  • People Strategy/Business Partner:
    • Perform as the strategic HR partner to the Engineering executive team to influence initiatives that attract, develop, and retain employees to support our short and long-term business goals
    • Provide insight and analysis on people-related measures to guide the People Team’s focus areas
    • Partner with key stakeholders to ensure employee and business needs are exceeded, with key focus on organizational design in a rapidly scaling organization
    • Drive (and participate in) execution of People team initiatives
    • Lead and develop a team of HR Team Advisors
    • Model and reinforce our cultural values of being kind, smart, and creative  
  • Performance & Talent Management:
    • Recommend, develop, and implement performance, development, talent review, and succession planning processes
    • Provide counsel and guidance on people management and development issues
    • Function as an executive coach to key clients and leaders
    • Recommend, develop, and implement Learning & Development programs tailored to the Engineering team in partnership with the L&D function 
  • Employee Relations: 
    • Assess and address concerns to create a culture of transparency and equity
    • Ensure HR policies are relevant, communicated, followed, and in line with local requirements
    • Establish tools to enable effective working relationships with and between managers and employees
    • Handle investigations when necessary
    • Remain up-to-date on local employment legislation and compliance
  • Compensation & Benefits:
  • Partner with Compensation & Benefits to ensure that equitable pay for performance is in place, including relevant pay structures and reward mechanisms for the unique needs of the teams supported

What we're looking for:

  • Degree in human resource management or related field
  • 10+ years experience in a progressively growing HR leadership role with proven success in building relations and influencing leaders on the full spectrum of HR offerings
  • Proven, trusted business partner to senior executives who you have supported in past roles
  • Experience with performance management, organizational design, recruitment, immigration, employee relations/coaching, compensation, benefits, and employee communications
  • Ability to creatively develop and adapt HR offerings that deliver on the unique needs of the organization while avoiding unnecessary process or bureaucracy
  • Domestic (multi-state) and international experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence and communicate at all levels of the organization—someone who is a team player
  • Strong analytical and conceptual thinking skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and the Google Drive suite
  • Ability to prioritize workload and self-manage projects, handle multiple tasks, and meet deadlines
  • A detail-oriented problem solver with intuitive decision-making skills
  • A passion for Snapchat and creativity!



At Snap, we believe that having a team of diverse backgrounds and voices working together will enable us to create innovative products that improve the way people live and communicate. Snap is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and committed to providing employment opportunities regardless of race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, childbirth and breastfeeding, age, sexual orientation, military or veteran status, or any other protected classification, in accordance with applicable laws. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please don’t be shy and contact us at [email protected].

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