HR Recruiting Manager

Our team at Stoic, 4-time BAFTA nominated indie video game company, is seeking a Human Resources Recruiting Manager to join us in bustling downtown Seattle.

You will foster the culture and professional health of our growing, cross-disciplinary team of 17, joining diverse creatives including Artists, Programmers, Designers, Producers, and others.

Daily, you will communicate with the team and support its wellbeing.  You will be the expert resource concerning benefits and policy questions.  You will remotely manage our Austin, TX office and occasionally travel there.  You will develop strategies and implementation for the cultural and professional growth of the team.  Your goal will be to increase professional satisfaction, team cohesion, understanding, inclusion, and team productivity.

Stoic’s mission is to create works that we can all be proud of, and that delight our players.  We provide a positive and stimulating environment for our team which allows them to claim long term happiness and satisfaction with their company.

Stoic is embarking on its most ambitious project, and will be hiring dozens of new employees over the next 2 years.  You will be responsible for recruiting, screening, and facilitating the interviews of diverse candidates. You will work with the rest of the team to develop ideal job descriptions and postings, and manage the financial and temporal budget for doing so.

We have built our success so far on aspiring to the highest quality, using our skills and attention to detail.  Will your unique skills help our studio reach the next level of success?

Role and Responsibilities

You will work with the team to understand our company and its culture, from its history to the present to its aspirations.  Your insight, empathy, and skills will be used to improve us in ways we cannot anticipate.

You will take ownership of the hiring plan, its budget, and its execution.  You will use the team as a resource to craft and adapt the plan as needed. You will manage job postings, screen applicants, and schedule interviews; both remote and in-person.  You will participate in applicant evaluation and selection.

You will administer our benefits through TriNet, our Professional Employer Organization.  You will help employees understand the company benefits and policies. Proactively, you will plan and execute changes to these company benefits and policies.

You will create plans for training and development of staff, own the budgets for these activities, and create documentation to bolster long term learning.

Key Points

  • Foster Team Culture
  • Recruiting and Hiring
  • Benefits and Policy Administration
  • Professional Development


You have experience providing Human Resources support for technology, video gaming, or related teams.  

Your believe in the importance of team culture, cohesion, diversity, inclusion, and growth.

You excel at professional networking to discover opportunities.  You are organized and willing to own the hiring pipeline.

You are skilled at administering benefits and policies using software tools.  You consistently observe the protocols of security, confidentiality, and privacy.

You understand the benefits options available to employees, from health and insurance to quality of life perks.

You are empathetic, understanding, and patient in your professional relationships.  You strive to understand team members’ strengths and needs.

  • Formal education
  • Relevant HR experience
  • Advocate of positive culture
  • Proactive in talent acquisition
  • Software Skills
  • HR Benefits knowledge
  • Communication and relationship skills

We are entering the most exciting and promising time for our company.  Will you join us to create the best possible creative team?

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Contact us a moc.o1569001531iduts1569001531ciots1569001531@sboj1569001531 to apply, or for more information!