Senior People/HR Business Partner

Human Resources Los Angeles, California Remote - United States


Position at IGN

Senior People/HR Business Partner - IGN


IGN is looking for an experienced People/HR Business Partner who will build strong relationships with our leaders and employees and will partner with teams on all activities from employee relations, performance management and compensation, organization support, talent acquisition, onboarding and learning and development. You’ll collaborate with our divisional HR team for benefits, payroll and HRIS.  


IGN’s team is made up of all kinds of people that share a common love of games, TV, movies, comics, tech, and all things geeky. We strongly encourage people of every race, gender, sexual orientation, and background to apply.


This is a critical role which sits on the IGN leadership team.  You will report to the VP of HR of Ziff Davis (IGN’s parent company) and will be a dedicated partner to IGN.   The role is based in Los Angeles, CA and you will be expected to be onsite in the office several days a week when we are able to reopen the office.

Who You Are:

        A Trusted Partner. You will forge strong relationships with employees at all levels and partner with business leaders to deliver impactful talent solutions. 

        Team Player. You have a true hands-on approach and are willing to jump in and help out where needed, while collaborating with business leaders and the divisional HR team.

        An Analytical Thinker.  You have the ability to solve problems quickly and effectively, demonstrating a passion for providing and implementing effective solutions to complex problems.


What You’ll Do:

        Develop and execute talent programs and activities with IGN’s business objectives and culture in mind

        Partner with leadership team to continue to build, develop and sustain the organization’s DEI efforts

        Provide day-to-day performance management and employee relations guidance to managers (coaching, counseling, disciplinary actions), advising and assisting managers in identifying issues and determining appropriate course of action.

        Demonstrate a high level of competency and commitment to HR best practices and employment laws

        Work with managers and employees to identify training & career development opportunities

        Salary planning, market analysis and participation in headcount approval process for salary actions

        Work with the Talent Acquisition team on recruitment strategies, processes and employee retention

        Communicate and implement Company policies/processes and recommend department-wide improvements

What You’ll Bring

        4+ years experience in a HR business partner, generalist and/or management role supporting a diverse client base in multiple locations, and time zones. Multi-country experience is helpful but not required.  

        Experience implementing and managing diversity, equity and inclusion programs

        Experience working in a complex and rapidly changing work environment

        Impeccable attention to the details

        Analytical acumen including strong Excel skills and experience with HR systems and applications

        Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to influence and negotiate at all levels

        Proven, comprehensive understanding of federal and California labor and employment laws
        Honesty and trustworthiness