Sep 23, 2021

Director of HR

  • Playco Global Inc.
  • Remote
On Site or Remote Human Resources

Gig Description

Here at Playco, we make games that bring the world closer together through play. 

Our culture and growth are everything. Our ideal teammates are thoughtful, humble, and passionate professionals who can both zoom into the details and zoom out to embrace the big picture. We are inspired by makers and tinkerers, who are unafraid to experiment with a healthy disregard for constraints. We hope you'll enrich our team with your enthusiasm and passion, both for games and for life.

As an HR Director, you will be a key member of the People team, leading in a variety of domains including benefits and compliance, HR processes, DEI, compensation and data integrity. You will be responsible for the management of the day-to-day operations of global HR, as well as driving strategic HR initiatives that support company growth and professional development.  We are a globally distributed team and this role has worldwide responsibility. The successful candidate will be a passionate, collaborative and creative leader for HR at Playco.


  • Lead the creation and development of a best-in-class HR department to support employees globally. 
  • Partner with teams to design employee-centric service processes and systems
  • Oversee all HR employees globally. 
  • Manage our global total rewards program including benefits, equity and compensation. 
  • Create and improve HR processes and policies including onboarding, offboarding, performance management and diversity/equity/inclusion. 
  • Continually develop and improve our company-wide job leveling system and career path development. 
  • Oversee global employee relations and compliance.
  • Foster an innovative and creative culture where employees can achieve high levels of job satisfaction and productivity.
  • Work closely with our legal department to navigate employment law across the globe.


  • 8+ years of leadership experience in total rewards (compensation, benefits and equity), compliance, and diversity/equity/inclusion, HR systems and analytics, and employee relations. Global experience is strongly preferred.
  • Experience leading teams in a fast growing startup environment.
  • Strategy development experience around HR-specific OKRs, culture, policies and processes at a leadership level.
  • Experience in building, coaching and leading a high performing HR team, including global remote teams.
  • Ability to work flexibly and calmly in order to effectively respond to multiple changing business priorities.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work across global time zones.


  • HR experience in a gaming company and bilingual in Japanese and English are a big plus!

EEOC Statement  

Playco is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, disability, genetic information, age, military service, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We believe that our differences are our strength and we know that diversity builds a better team.


Full-time Required

Budget (hourly or project based)