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Senior Talent Management Partner

Nintendo of America Inc.
paid time off, 401(k)
United States, Washington, Redmond
4600 150th Avenue Northeast (Show on map)
June 05, 2024
Nintendo of America Inc.

About Nintendo: Nintendo Co., Ltd., headquartered in Kyoto, Japan, has created franchises that have become household names worldwide, including Mario, Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Metroid, Pokemon, Animal Crossing, Pikmin and Splatoon, through its integrated hardware and software products. Nintendo aims to deliver unique, intuitive entertainment experiences for everyone, manufacturing and marketing video game devices such as the Nintendo Switch family of systems, developing and operating applications for smart devices, and collaborating with partners on a range of other entertainment initiatives like visual content and theme parks. Nintendo has sold more than 5.8 billion video games and over 850 million hardware units globally. From the launch of the Nintendo Entertainment System more than 30 years ago, through today and into the future, Nintendo's continuing mission is to create unique entertainment that puts smiles on the faces of people all over the world. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of America Inc., based in Redmond, Wash., serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in the Americas. For more information about Nintendo, please visit the company's website at https://www.nintendo.com/.

Nintendo is an equal opportunity employer. We offer a welcoming and inclusive environment in service to one another, our products, the diverse consumers we represent, and the communities we call home. We do all of this with kindness, empathy and respect for each other.


The Senior Talent Management Partner is responsible for partnering with other members of the Talent Management team and HR Business Partners to lead, design and implement enterprise programs, practices, and content which support our talent strategies and development efforts. This person will act to drive thought leadership as a strategic partner and advisor to HR Business Partners and business leaders across Nintendo.


  • Serves as an expert in strategic talent programs, continuing to identify ways to optimize employee performance, enhance employee engagement, and align talent initiatives with business priorities.
  • Leads complex programs in areas related to talent management, strategy, and performance (e.g. performance management, HiPo programming, retention programming, succession planning, engagement surveys, assessments, etc.)
  • Provides on-going cyclical complex program management for assigned initiatives, including program management, design, implementation, maintenance, change management, communications, and evaluation, and continuous improvement.
  • Leads strategic consultation and support for business leaders around Talent Management needs.
  • Lead the sustainment and continuous improvement of programming and resources in support of our NOA Mission, Values, and Practices.
  • Designs and facilitates a variety of strategic meetings for the organization (e.g. talent reviews, strategic planning sessions, feedback and improvement meetings, team building).
  • Works closely with the overall Talent Management team and HR Business Partners to evaluate and support the needs of the business and create tools and resources to increase leadership, team and individual effectiveness.
  • Develops and delivers communication and change management plans in support of both Nintendo's Talent Management programs and the business.
  • Tracks metrics and performs talent analytics to provide insights into program opportunities, and inform strategic talent planning.
  • Develops and maintains partnerships with external vendors to design and deliver talent solutions that meet Nintendo's specific needs.
  • Conducts research in support of talent management programs and initiatives
  • Assist with and completes other Talent Management projects and duties as assigned.


  • 5 years as an experienced practitioner in Human Resources with a background in talent management, people analytics, learning and development or organizational development
  • Track record demonstrating a strong knowledge of how to design and deliver high-impact workforce performance, employee engagement, or other strategic talent initiatives with a keen understanding of the needs of diverse employee populations.
  • Ability to assume a lead role in designing, implementing, and maintaining content and programs with enterprise impact
  • Ability to operate independently with little direction, navigate through ambiguity, prioritize work, and address time-sensitive matters
  • Strong project management skills across projects of varying size and scope
  • Experience as a facilitator
  • Strong influencing skills across all levels
  • Excellent communication skills including written, interpersonal, and listening skills.
  • Experience serving as a trusted strategic consultant for senior and executive leadership.
  • Minimum of a Bachelor's degree in Organization Development, Industrial Psychology, Human Resources, Business Administration or an equivalent field is required.

    Applicants must be legally eligible to work in the United States to be considered. Visa sponsorship is not available for this role.

    This position is hybrid in Redmond, WA. Hybrid positions require regular onsite work following the schedule and guidelines for their division. This position is not open to fully remote status at this time.

    This position includes a base salary range of $102,500 - $164,000 annually, potential for a semi-annual discretionary performance bonus, and a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and paid time off. Please see our Benefits & Perks page for more benefits information.


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