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Art Sourcer (Contract)

Epic Games

Epic Games

Cary, NC, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2024


At the core of Epic’s success are talented, passionate people. Epic prides itself on creating a collaborative, welcoming, and creative environment. Whether it’s building award-winning games or crafting engine technology that enables others to make visually stunning interactive experiences, we’re always innovating.

Being Epic means being a part of a team that continually strives to do right by our community and users. We’re constantly innovating to raise the bar of engine and game development.


What We Do

Our team of Epic Recruiters help find and hire the passionate people who shape our company. We believe people do their best work when they’re happy and challenged, so we work to make Epic a place where we continually strive to do right by our community and customers.

What You'll Do

Epic Games is looking for a contract TA Researcher—Creative who will help strengthen our research and pipeline development across various creative disciplines. The ideal candidate will manage several creative searches at a time and partner with key stakeholders to critically assess talent markets and hit data-driven sourcing targets.

In this role, you will

  • Join a team of talent researchers, who are focused on quality, candidate experience, recruiter partnerships, and stakeholder management
  • Help to enhance the team's active, passive, and opportunistic sourcing and recruiting capabilities
  • Proactively reach out to passive candidates and build a talent pipeline for current and future hiring needs
  • Execute and take ownership of multiple sourcing requisitions in collaboration with stakeholders and recruiting partners
  • Identify industry trends and leverage competitive intelligence to develop innovative, targeted sourcing strategies
  • Provide regular updates to recruiters and hiring managers on sourcing progress, candidate pipelines, and market insights
  • Serve as an expert on sourcing tools such as Gem, LinkedIn Recruiter, Talent Insights, and Boolean searches, providing training to new recruiters and researchers

What we're looking for

  • 5+ years of experience in creative sourcing for Art and Design or full-cycle recruiting for Art and Design, managing a diverse set of positions, levels, candidates, and stakeholders
  • Proficiency in various sourcing tools (Art Station, Gem, Github, LinkedIn Recruiter) and advanced sourcing skills, including understanding search strings and identifying candidates outside of traditional sourcing platform
  • Ability to manage talent research in a fast-paced and high-volume environment
  • Clear communicator with strong interpersonal skills


Epic Games spans across 19 countries with 55 studios and 4,500+ employees globally. For over 25 years, we’ve been making award-winning games and engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that bring 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.

Like what you hear? Come be a part of something Epic!

Epic Games deeply values diverse teams and an inclusive work culture, and we are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. Learn more about our Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Policy here.

Note to Recruitment Agencies: Epic does not accept any unsolicited resumes or approaches from any unauthorized third party (including recruitment or placement agencies) (i.e., a third party with whom we do not have a negotiated and validly executed agreement). We will not pay any fees to any unauthorized third party. Further details on these matters can be found here.