WE ARE GAME MAKERS

 

Who we are:

We are a diverse team of developers driven by a passion for our art, united by our core values and inspired by a culture of inclusivity to build amazing games that thrill players everywhere. We pursue growth and innovation in an environment of safety and trust. Our culture is built on the belief that the more varied voices in our collective will strengthen our team and our games.  We are looking for our next teammate who will raise our bar and make us better.

 

What We Need:

31st Union is looking for an HR Manager  to join our People team. Our ideal candidate is someone with extensive HR experience who will contribute at both a strategic and hands-on level to develop and deliver talent strategies that support business objectives.

 

In this role, you will support all People initiatives and activities for our Valencia, Spain team. You will develop and maintain effective business partnerships and serve as a consultant in all people-related areas. This role will report to the Senior Human Resources Manager in the U.S. and directly partner with onsite leadership for local needs. The position is onsite with the team in Valencia, Spain.

 

Who You Are:

  • A Trusted Partner: You will build strong relationships with employees at all levels and work to identify and develop key HR initiatives and processes with key stakeholders.
  • Team Player: You have a true hands-on approach and are willing to jump in and help out where needed, while collaborating with the broader People team and HR partners globally 
  • An Analytical Thinker: Your step-by-step approach to thinking allows you to understand HR policies and implications. You have the ability to solve problems quickly and effectively, demonstrating a passion for providing and implementing innovative solutions to complex problems.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Partner with HR leadership to develop, plan, and/or manage employee-relations activities and programs including but not limited to employee/manager counseling, performance, development and career planning, new employee onboarding, transfers, offboarding, policy interpretation and compliance procedures,
  • Manages and coordinates studio performance review program; works with managers to develop, deliver, and monitor ongoing performance feedback and growth plans for employees.
  • Collaborates with 2K and T2 HR on the review and development of new and/existing HR policies, procedures and practices; makes recommendations for improvements and changes
  • Participate in all company-wide HR programs and systems initiatives as the representative of 31st Union Valencia; gather & escalate feedback and requirements, and support the 31st Union Valencia needs and perspectives
  • Leverage proficiency in communication, influencing, coaching, consulting and change management to drive excellence in People service delivery
  • Partner with studio management to communicate employee concerns/requests, anticipate issues, and recommend resolutions
  • Respond to all inquiries regarding company policies, procedures, and programs.
  • Facilitate effective and positive resolution of employee issues, displaying a genuine interest and respect for people and their concerns
  • Manage employee departures, including preparation of employee separation notices and related documentation; conduct exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations; provide periodic reports to Studio leadership
  • Work closely with legal department to coordinate work permits and visas for any foreign employees/candidates
  • In conjunction with corporate HR Payroll & Benefits, ensures effective, accurate, and timely payroll and time-and-attendance processing; and prepares dissemination of information related to payroll and benefits
  • Supports studio’s return to office and flex work initiatives and activities.
  • Ensures compliance with country, city, and local employment laws and company guidelines
  • Performs other duties as assigned

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resources or related field and 5+ years’ experience in a human resources generalist function or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Thorough understanding of Spain’s (and Valencia’s) human resources principles and practices, including but not limited to wage and hour, employment/labor law, safety, and all types of leaves of absence
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and strong interpersonal skills (in English and Spanish)
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions
  • Creative, flexible, and innovative team player
  • HRIS experience and the ability to execute HR operations related tasks and responsibilities, as needed
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Slack and Google Suite
  • Management experience a plus
  • Game industry experience a plus

SECURITY NOTICE -  We have recently been made aware of increasing occurrences of bad actors posing as company HR personnel to gain information from "potential candidates", in the form of job interviews and offers. These scams can be quite sophisticated and appear legitimate.

Please know that 31st Union and 2K never uses instant messaging apps to contact prospective employees or to conduct interviews.

If you believe you have been a victim of such a scam, you may fill out a complaint form at https://complaint.ic3.gov/ and https://reportfraud.ftc.gov/ detailing as much as possible. We are taking these matters very seriously and apologize for any inconvenience.

 

 Join our mission: Bring fun, inspiration and awe to our lives and to our community:

https://thirtyfirstunion.com/values

 

31st Union prides itself on the diversity of its team members, partners, and communities.  For this reason, we remain committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employment relationship, from recruitment and hiring through compensation, benefits, discipline and termination.  This means that employment at 31st Union depends on your substantive ability, objective qualifications and work ethic – not on your age, race (including traits historically associated with race, including, but not limited to, hair texture and protective hairstyles), height, weight, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), alienage or citizenship status, transgender, military or veteran status, physical or mental disability (actual or perceived), medical condition, AIDS/HIV, denial of family and medical care leave, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, pregnancy status, childbirth, breastfeeding (or related medical conditions), marital status or registered domestic partner status, political activity or affiliation, status as a victim of domestic violence, sexual assault or stalking, arrest record, or taking or requesting statutorily protected leaves, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, we are also committed to ensuring that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation(s) to participate in the job application and/or interview process, to perform their essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.  Please contact us if you need to request a reasonable accommodation.

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