Human Resources | Vancouver

HR Director

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Hothead Games is a mobile game studio located in the beautiful Coal Harbour area of Vancouver.  We are looking for a HR Director who is ready to drive HR initiatives for our 150 person studio.  

As part of our Senior Leadership team, you will be responsible for a HR strategy that aligns with our studio’s goals from a talent, culture and people perspective. You’ve got amazing, creative ideas for the company and can’t wait to implement! You are ready to take charge and enhance the employee experience at Hothead.


  • Integrate Hothead’s core values into all our processes.
  • Work closely with our Executive & Senior Leadership teams to understand how the company works.  Use that knowledge to build and drive a HR Strategy that aligns with our studio’s goals.
  • Create a HR Roadmap that includes Talent, Performance and Compensation Management guidelines and processes.  
  • Connect with our employees, provide guidance for employee relations and support their personal and career growth needs.
  • Mentor and communicate effectively with our Leads.  Support them through any employee issues relating to performance, training, onboarding or terminations.
  • Manage the recruiting process, working closely with Hiring Managers.
  • Implement learning and development initiatives for employees

Key Things We’re Looking For:

  • Experienced HR Leader with 7+ years of experience, preferably within the high tech or gaming industry
  • Bachelor’s degree or diploma in Business Administration, Commerce or Human Resources.
  • Enjoys autonomy & freedom to drive things on your own, at the same time is a collaborator and team player
  • Excellent communicator verbally, non-verbally and written.  
  • Compassion to deal with sensitive / confidential issues
  • Attention to detail
  • Familiarity with HRIS and ATS software (Ultipro, Jobvite)