HR Generalist

Los Angeles, CA /
General & Administrative – Operations /
Full-time
Playgig is a game studio founded in early 2021 by industry veterans and backed by leading venture capital investors. This is an opportunity to join a high growth, early stage startup and help shape both the game and the studio as a whole. We are seeking a Human Resources Generalist. Reporting directly to Playgig’s Senior Operations Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating the company’s human resource activities including but not limited to recruiting and onboarding.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

    • Assist with administration and implementation of company-wide human resources policies, procedures, and practices in accordance with stated corporate objectives and federal and state legal requirements. 
    • Recruits and interviews candidates; provides management with hiring recommendations.
    • Coordinates hiring process, including conducting background and reference checks, and other internal communication.
    • Coordinates and/or conducts employee-relations activities and programs including employee counseling, interpretation of policies, new employee orientation, and employee recognition programs. 
    • Coordinates programs to attract qualified candidates through the design and placement of position announcements and/or advertising.
    • Conducts exit interviews with employees; communicates findings to management.
    • Responds to inquiries regarding the organization’s processes, policies, procedures, and programs. Conducts ongoing information and training sessions to develop employees and provide support and problem resolution.
    • Creates and/or coordinates distribution/communication of projects including Employee Handbook, 401(k) plan rollout, and employee recognition program.
    • Identifies potential employee-relations issues and makes recommendations to management.
    • Conducts investigations into claims of harassment or other company-guideline violations.
    • Coordinates administration of workers’ compensation and unemployment claims.
    • Assists in administration of company compensation and benefits programs.

Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) or equivalent, four to six years related experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Experience in recruiting, onboarding and processing payroll.
    • Excellent time management, organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
    • Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
    • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
    • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams.
    • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
    • Strong interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to prepare reports and business correspondence.  
    • Ability to deal and communicate effectively with a diversity of individuals at all levels and from various backgrounds.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Working knowledge of HR laws and regulations.
    • Comfortable working remotely on a Pacific Standard Time schedule with some flexibility due to world-wide operations.
About Playgig
We’re a team of experienced game developers creating unique, captivating worlds in which people can immerse themselves, and play long lasting games with their friends. From blue-sky conceptualization all the way to implementation, our development process emphasizes working closely with players from the very start because they are at the heart of what we do. At Playgig, we foster a positive work atmosphere where it is safe to be yourself and push your own creative boundaries. You’re never alone. Collaboration is at the center of how we work and we support each other at every step of the way. 

Please reach out if you’d like to know more!