Sep 23, 2021

Director of Talent

  • Playco Global Inc.
  • Remote
On Site or Remote Talent Acquisition

Gig Description

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

Our ideal teammates are thoughtful, low ego, and hardworking professionals who can both zoom into the details and zoom out to embrace the big picture. We are passionate about 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.

About this Role
We know that it takes great talent to make great games, so we’re always seeking passionate professionals that demonstrate enthusiasm for our industry. We’re looking for a seasoned Director of Talent to build the team that drives our growth and shapes our culture. If you’re someone who is passionate about driving employee engagement, fostering an inclusive culture, and building an exceptional Talent organization, we want to talk to you.


  • Own and drive the Talent Acquisition function, working as a close partner and trusted resource to leaders at the company by contributing to organizational design and team growth strategies. 
  • Experience and passion for understanding talent analytics, establish KPIs/OKRs to evaluate the success of talent programs, and adjust strategy based on insights. 
  • Lead our DEI initiatives as it intersects with hiring to continuously improve our diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts.  
  • Develop and lead both short and long-term talent strategies to help the organization meet its ambitious hiring goals.  
  • Establish a strong recruiting culture which empowers hiring managers to make excellent talent decisions for their team and the company.  
  • Facilitate the  interview process, hiring decisions, and offer negotiations. 
  • Manage the end-to-end recruiting process for game development roles including Engineers, Artists, Product Managers, Executive Recruiting and more. 
  • Partner with recruitment coordinators, sourcers and management to find, attract, assess, and hire for all open roles. 
  • Collaborate with hiring managers to understand their team’s talent needs, develop a tailored sourcing strategy, and advise on how to assess and hire top talent. 
  • Partner with Hiring Managers to deeply understand technical requirements of open positions.


  • 5+ years of experience in talent development and diversity.
  • Proven experience and passion for developing people and teams, while driving an inclusive, performance-driven culture at scale.
  • Must have experience hiring in a high growth gaming startup environment sourcing both high quality and quantity of candidates.
  • Experience building and managing a global team, and scaling a global organization.
  • Customer-obsessed, with a commitment to creating a top-notch hiring experience for both our leaders and candidates.
  • Have a strong bias for action, drive for results and motivate others to do the same.
  • Have a data driven mentality and strong analytics skills to generate metrics that evaluate effectiveness and identify insights that continuously improve the recruiting function.
  • Thrive in an unstructured, constantly changing environment while, at the same time, contribute to building processes, programs, and infrastructure.
  • Must have experience with Executive Recruiting.
  • We are a growing distributed team that embraces remote work. You must be capable of working in a fast-paced environment and multiple time zones.

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)