Frequently Asked Questions


Q: Where is Tencent America located?

A: Our U.S headquarters is located in downtown Palo Alto, California, at 661 Bryant Street. We have three other office locations across the US including Seattle, Los Angeles, and New York. 


Q: Are there any other Tencent offices in the U.S.?

A: Yes, there are three other office locations in U.S cities including Seattle, Los Angeles and New York.


Q: Do I need to be fluent in Mandarin Chinese to apply for jobs at Tencent America?

A: No. Most of our jobs do not require Chinese language skills.


Q: Does Tencent America sponsor H1b visas?

A: In certain circumstances, we do sponsor H1b visas.  The decision is based on many factors including job needs, special skills of applicants, and budget.  Our HR team can provide more information regarding visas and specific positions.


Q: I am interested in Tencent job opportunities in China. How can I apply?

A: Please visit hr.tencent.com and apply online.


Q: Can I apply for multiple jobs?

A: Please limit your number of job applications to 3, and make sure that the positions you apply for align with your specific experience and skills.  


Q: If my application is selected, what is the interview process like?

A: If your application is selected, Tencent will reach out to you directly to schedule an in-person or virtual interview, depending on timing and availability.  The number, location and duration of interviews will vary depending on the position.


Q: What are the application deadlines?

A: Application deadline information varies by position and can be found by clicking on the link associated with the open position.


Q: I applied/interviewed for a position last year and wasn’t selected. Can I apply again?

A: We ask that you wait one full year (365 days) – so that you have a chance to gain experience and additional skills – before reapplying.


Q: Will Tencent be sending recruiters to my university?

A: Yes, we offer outreach programs at many universities throughout the U.S to engage with students and spread the word about available internship programs and employment opportunities.  We encourage you to contact your university’s careers center to find out if a Tencent representative will be visiting your campus anytime soon. Although we are unable to visit every campus, you can find and apply for all of our open roles on our careers page.


Q: Do you hire for roles outside of tech?

A: Yes, absolutely. Although Tencent specializes in tech, we are always interested in hearing from passionate and creative individuals, regardless of their backgrounds or primary areas of interest, for a huge variety of roles within the company.  


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