Director, Global Compensation Programs and Operations

Website Take-Two Interactive


Headquartered in New York City, Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. is a leading developer, publisher, and marketer of interactive entertainment for consumers around the globe. The Company develops and publishes products principally through Rockstar Games, 2K, Private Division, and Zynga. Our products are currently designed for console gaming systems, PC, and Mobile, including smartphones and tablets, and are delivered through physical retail, digital download, online platforms, and cloud streaming services. The Company’s common stock is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol TTWO.

While our offices (physical and virtual) are casual and inviting, we are deeply committed to our core tenets of creativity, innovation and efficiency, and individual and team development opportunities. Our industry and business are continually evolving and fast-paced, providing numerous opportunities to learn and hone your skills. We work hard, but we also like to have fun, and believe that we provide a great place to come to work each day to pursue your passions.


  • Provide support to the VP, Global Compensation in setting strategic and operational leadership in the  implementation, administration, and communication of compensation programs including base pay, variable pay, merit, compensation planning, and market analysis with a focus on continuous improvement.
  • Review current compensation processes and procedures to identify opportunities for process improvements and recommend solutions for implementation to drive efficiency as well as enhance employees’ total rewards experience.  In collaboration with the client-facing compensation partners, lead the set-up and testing phase of the year-end compensation process.
  • Provide thought leadership on external survey sources and lead the survey job matching process, while ensuring accurate data and on-time submissions to our vendors.  Lead team to evaluate market data & trends (e.g., merit budgets by country, geo diffs, etc.) and provide leadership with periodic updates to ensure the company’s competitive market position.
  • Continuously review and identify processes, programs or tools (e.g., annual comp, market pricing, etc.) that could benefit from automation or enhancements and support improvements to enable greater efficiency and scalability.
  • Support audit processes and legal reporting to make certain compensation programs are administered in compliance with company policies and government regulations
  • Partner with business and HR leaders in the administration and continuous enhancement of the company’s job architecture.  Annually assess our job architecture and salary ranges and provide recommendations as needed
  • Collaborate with HR Technology team on technology strategy, improvements, and enhancements to data integrity and Total Reward systems and tools.
  • Support other initiatives as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field of study or equivalent experience.
  • CCP and/or GRP or equivalent preferred.
  • 5+ years compensation leadership experience in publicly traded global company.
  • A minimum of 10+ years of progressive compensation experience partnering with senior leadership/executives and a track record for driving the talent agenda.
  • Demonstrated experience in job evaluation, job architecture, market pricing, benchmarking, salary structure design and development, pay for performance, short and long term incentive compensation, and equity plan development and administration.
  • Experience with employee global mobility as it relates to compensation issues and matters.
  • Strong analytical and quantitative skills, with the ability to analyze and interpret global compensation data, draw insights and conclusions, and make recommendations to senior leaders.
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem-solving skills, with the ability to develop creative solutions to complex global compensation issues.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively present complex global compensation information and influence stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
  • Knowledge of global compensation laws, regulations, and market trends.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Detail-oriented and organized, with strong project management skills and the ability to manage multiple global priorities and deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive global compensation information with discretion.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Excel and other Office products and HR applications (Workday experience preferred)


  • Great Company Culture. Ranked as one of the most creative and innovative places to work, creativity, innovation, efficiency, diversity and philanthropy are among the core tenets of our organization and are integral drivers of our continued success.
  • Growth: As a global entertainment company, we pride ourselves on creating environments where employees are encouraged to be themselves, inquisitive, collaborative and to grow within and around the company.
  • Work Hard, Play Hard. Our employees bond, blow-off steam, and flex some creative muscles – through corporate boot camp classes, company parties, game release events, monthly socials, and team challenges.
  • Benefits. Medical (HSA & FSA), dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, employee stock purchase plan, commuter benefits, in-house wellness program, broad learning & development opportunities, a charitable giving platform with company match and more!
  • Perks. Fitness allowance, employee discount programs, free games & events, stocked pantries and the ability to earn up to $500+ per year for taking care of yourself and more!

The pay range for this position in New York at the start of employment is expected to be between $170,200 to $251,920 per Year. However, base pay offered is based on market location, and may vary further depending on individualized factors for job candidates, such as job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and other objective business considerations. Subject to those same considerations, the total compensation package for this position may also include other elements, including a bonus and/or equity awards, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits. Details of participation in these benefit plans will be provided if an employee receives an offer of employment. If hired, employee will be in an ‘at-will position’ and the company reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation or benefit program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, company or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. (“T2”) is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, which means we are committed to creating and celebrating diverse thoughts, cultures, and backgrounds throughout our organization. Employment at T2 is based on substantive ability, objective qualifications, and work ethic – not an individual’s race, creed, color, religion, sex or gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin or ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, status as a victim of domestic violence or sex offenses, reproductive health decision, or any other characteristics protected by applicable law.


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