Our huge open-world games, full of explosive and emergent gameplay, our open and inclusive culture, a sound work-life balance, and unique open-world tech are a few of the reasons our talent choose to join and stay at Avalanche Studios Group. We’re now looking for an HR Manager to join our New York location!
Our portfolio offers a wide range of products in the three Creative Divisions Avalanche Studios, Systemic Reaction, and Expansive Worlds, spread over the four locations. The Global People team defines and drives all People and Talent processes across Divisions and locations, with People representatives in New York, Stockholm, Liverpool, and Malmo.
Our members of staff are key to our game’s success, and as the HR Manager, it’s your objective to make sure everyone thrives and loves coming to work, making games in collaboration with our player communities.
As the HR Manager of New York, you work closely with the Division Management team to define and drive division-specific people initiatives, processes and policies, aimed to strengthen the full ASG employee journey. You coach and help grow the managers on your location and drive company values, culture, vision, mission, and practices within the division.
By determining relevant KPIs, you keep stakeholders updated on how the division is tracking towards goals and presenting proactive action on trends, risks, and opportunities.
You are responsible for HR compliance & benefits administration of the New York team and will be part of an international team and company that hires talent from all around the world. Avalanche Studios Group believes in facilitating leadership that empowers autonomy and creativity, where teams are provided goals instead of instructions.
In New York, you will work closely with our Location Manager, Division Management and departmental Production Leads. The HR Manager is an extended team member of the Global People team and reports to the Chief People Officer.
Who you are
- You are business-driven with a commitment to invest in the success of the company.
- You are curious, creative, innovative, and have an interest in People practices and how they add value to the business and teams.
- You have a strong inner drive, sense of ownership, and a proactive work style
- You have solid experience in partnering effectively with different teams and levels of professionals
- You enjoy a fast-paced international environment, and it’s a plus is if you have experience from working in such an environment on an international level
- You are an exceptional team player with excellent interpersonal skills
- You possess exemplary communication skills
- You have experience from analytics and data-driven workflows
Needed for the role
- BS degree in human resource management or related field
- 4+ years HR experience from tech or creative industry
- Knowledge of applicable legislation and regulatory HR guidelines in the US
- Ability to travel internationally on rare occasions
Sounds like you? Then you are a perfect fit for Avalanche Studios Group!
To apply for this position, please register below with a detailed CV and cover letter. Apply as soon as possible, as we review applications continuously. All further information is provided under the non-disclosure agreement only. All applicants are required to relocate to work full-time in New York.
We provide goals, instead of instructions, and the opportunity to do the best work of your career.
At Avalanche Studios Group, we believe in worlds beyond limits, we are committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. Everyone at Avalanche Studios Group has a shared responsibility to create an open and inclusive work environment where everyone is treated equally and with respect. Being part of our world is not contingent on where you’re from, your gender, or your sexual orientation. It’s all about your passion and creativity.
Avalanche Studios Group believes in a healthy work/life balance and is an industry leader in vacation days and supporting a flexible work policy for parents. Taking a cue from our Swedish roots, our NY office offers 100% health care coverage. Additionally, Avalanche will be involved in the Visa application process if you are an international applicant.
How to Apply
We will only consider applications that consist of both a cover letter and a CV. In your cover letter, you should include why you want to work at Avalanche Studios Group. For this role, you need to be able to work full-time in our New York office. To apply for this position please register below. All further information is provided under the non-disclosure agreement only.
We offer our full time employees 100% company paid Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance and 5 weeks of PTO including 2 weeks of Summer break. Employees enjoy the company’s commitment to work-life balance and working with a talented team on an exciting AAA game.