Senior HR Generalist

STUDIO 

Next Level Games is a wholly owned subsidiary of Nintendo Co., Ltd.

We’ve been passionate about video game development for 20 years now, shipping award-winning games for fans across the world and still going strong. Some of our titles include Super Mario Strikers, Mario Strikers Charged, Punch-Out!!, Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon, Metroid Prime Federation Force, Luigi’s Mansion 3 and most recently Mario Strikers™: Battle League.

At NLG, we believe that a project finds success when we all work together in harmony. We thoughtfully build and nurture a welcoming, fun environment in which we can achieve our shared goals.

 

SENIOR HR GENERALIST

We are currently searching for an experienced Human Resources Generalist to round out our small but passionate HR team. The successful candidate will collaborate with NLG’s administrative, human resource, and leadership teams to support our HR practices and objectives. Together, we aim to provide an employee-focused, supportive culture that values quality, commitment, productivity, and continuous learning.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supporting the HR Department and Studio Directors with the development, documentation, and administration of HRpolicies, procedures, programs, and activities at NLG
  • First point of contact for HR related queries, including responding to day-to-day questions from employees regarding benefits, payroll, time off, and other policies & procedures
  • Managing recruitment activities, employee onboarding & orientation, and employee offboarding to facilitate the best employee experience possible
  • Primary contact for immigration related matters for new and existing employees
  • Creating/maintaining/organizing employee files, plus other record-keeping responsibilities as required
  • Preparing HR reports as requested by the HR and Studio Directors
  • Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of trends, best-practices, and regulatory changes
  • Ensuring the company’s compliance to employment law/government regulations, and identifying potential compliance risks
  • Keeping abreast of employee training opportunities and new technologies in human resources
  • Assisting and advising company leadership on topics related to HR
  • Promoting the safety and welfare of our employees, including participating in NLG’s Health & Safety Committee and handling WorkSafeBC issues if they arise
  • Filling in for the Senior HR Advisor with payroll and benefits administration as needed
  • Assisting the HR and Studio Directors with various company initiatives
  • Performing other duties and projects as assigned

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Human Resources, including at least 1 year in the technology sector
  • Degree and/or diploma in Human Resources Management from a recognized post-secondary institution
  • CPHR designation a plus

 

NICE TO HAVE

  • Experience and/or interest in the video game industry

 

REQUIRED SKILLS / ABILITIES

  • Possess a consistently positive attitude and high levels of patience, empathy, and flexibility
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work well in a team environment
  • Organized, self-motivated, and proactive
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills with strong attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and perform under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Maintain high levels of integrity, tact, and professionalism and exercise confidentiality at all times
  • Strong computer skills including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and good knowledge of HRIS
  • Up-to-date knowledge of Canadian and local employment-related laws, human rights legislations, and WorkSafeBC regulations

 

OTHER REQUIREMENTS

  • Applications will only be considered from candidates who are eligible to work in Canada at this time
  • Must be willing to physically be on location at our downtown Vancouver studio (this is not a remote position)

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