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Director, Global Total Rewards and Recognition

Jam City

As a leading mobile games developer, Jam City is looking to “level up” our talent.  We’re searching for innovators  who consider themselves dynamic, collaborative, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. 

Unlimited Vacation, Paid Sick Days & Holidays
100% Employee Covered Medical, Dental, Vision Plan Base Plan
Life Insurance, 401k, Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits & More
Catered Lunches & Well-stocked Kitchens
Yoga & Wellness Activities
Happy Hours
Company Events
Dog Friendly

Director, Global Total Rewards & Recognition will report to the VP, People & Culture and lead the Total Rewards team responsible for developing, implementing, and administering global compensation, equity, recognition and benefit programs in 8+ countries. You will be responsible for developing and administering market competitive total rewards programs and will be the trusted advisor to our People Partners and Talent Acquisition team on all matters relating to Total Rewards.


    • Develop and administer Jam City’s global base pay, short-term and long-term incentive programs
    • Advise the executive team, global Talent Acquisition and People Business Partners on pay decisions and guideline interpretations
    • Manage the job and pay structure and provide expertise and counsel to HR community and management
    • Partner with Finance and Legal teams in executing compensation programs
    • Compile, analyze, summarize large amounts of raw data and make recommendations to the executive team
    • Keep apprised of worldwide compensation and equity laws and regulations in order to ensure Company compliance
    • Develop and/or participate in compensation surveys, analyzing competitive market data and developing recommendations for salary structure adjustments as appropriate
    • Design, implement and administer global benefit programs, ensuring statutory compliance as well as market competitiveness
    • Manage enrollment process for all countries, to include developing timelines, managing vendors to evaluate options and costs, defining systems setups and specifications and complete needed HRIS updates
    • Work with internal partners in developing benefit programs as new global location are established
    • Design and enhance benefit communications through multiple and varied venues
    • Work with internal teams to research, create and enhance benefit plans and guidelines
    • Work with global benefit brokers and providers to ensure competitive and cost-effective programs
    • Actively participate in all renewal discussions, benefits communication plan, conducting employee meetings, etc.
    • Manage the US 401K plan in coordination with the 401K Committee and investment advisors.


    •  10 - 15+ years of experience in a leadership role heading up total compensation strategy, including executive compensation, sales and incentive compensation, and equity compensation
    • Global compensation experience a must; US and Canada experience preferred
    • Workday experience required
    • Quantitative and data-driven — able to draw insights from data while making strong intuitive decisions when data is imperfect or unattainable
    • Hungry and energized to hit ambitious goals
    • Proven ability to build process in a rapid-growth environment
    • Passion for building innovative total rewards and programs that are unique, creative and effective
    • CCP, CBP or SPHR certification a plus
    • #LI-Remote
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We believe in creating games that unite people across the world and that showcase our commitment to providing an environment that is both inclusive and diverse for our players and employees. We strive to create a workforce that is reflective of our global player community as we know that we are stronger and better when we play together. To help promote an inclusive culture, we celebrate the visible and invisible diversity of our Jam Citizens through initiatives including Employee Resource Groups, cultural events, trainings, speaker series, and more. 

Jam City is an equal opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, age, sex (including pregnancy), national origin, ancestry, religion, ethnicity, marital, or domestic partnerships status, disability, genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing), predisposing genetic characteristics, military status, veteran status, domestic violence victim status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expressions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws. Our management is committed to following this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruiting, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.

Jam City is an award-winning mobile entertainment studio providing unique and deeply engaging games that appeal to a broad, global audience.

Led by CEO Chris DeWolfe, former MySpace co-founder and CEO, and COO Josh Yguado, former 20th Century Fox executive, Jam City is the creative powerhouse behind some of the highest-grossing and most enduring mobile games. Jam City’s global franchise Cookie Jam has generated more than half a billion dollars, and Panda Pop has more than 120 million downloads to date.

The company also is the go-to studio for Hollywood, having developed immersive, narrative-rich mobile games around iconic entertainment brands. The company’s popular RPG game Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery was the #1 game in more than 40 countries at its launch in April 2018.

Jam City has nine studios located in Los Angeles (HQ), Berlin, Buenos Aires, Bogotá, Burbank, Cedar Falls, San Diego, San Francisco, and Toronto.
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