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.

Responsibilities:

  • 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)
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