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HR Specialist

Gunzilla Games


Gunzilla Games is an independent AAA developer working on its Battle Royale 2.0 Off The Grid in three metropolitan locations. They are looking for an experienced HR Specialist for their Frankfurt studio. The HR Specialist will be responsible for coordinating with HR Director and management for matters related to personnel and HR topics, HR administration, on and off-boarding of employees, and provision of support with legal joining formalities for Gunzilla's expats. The ideal candidate should have a bachelor's degree in business administration, human resources, or a relevant field, 3-4 years of experience in Human Resources, good knowledge of local employment legislations and tax laws, and very good communication skills in German and English. Gunzilla offers flexible working, health insurance, revenue-based bonuses, English/German courses, 25 annual paid vacation and sick days, public transportation, relocation and accommodation support, and office perks and gym membership.

Job description


Founded in 2020, Gunzilla Games is a fresh, independent AAA developer working on its Battle Royale 2.0 Off The Grid in three metropolitan locations: Frankfurt, Germany (HQ); Los Angeles, USA; and Kyiv, Ukraine. The company is helmed by serial entrepreneur CEO, Vlad Korolev and CSO Alexander Zoll. Gunzilla is built on the desire to innovate and push the limits of the industry.    

Gunzilla’s formidable team of talent comes from a variety of industry-leading studios and publishers (Ubisoft, Electronic Arts (EA), THQ etc) as well as Oscar-nominated screenwriter, director and producer Neill Blomkamp, Chief Visionary Officer, and the author of the Altered Carbon series, that has been adapted into a popular Netflix show, Richard K. Morgan, Script Writer.

Gunzilla Leadership team includes well-known industry professionals like Timur Davidenko, Chief Technology Officer (Far Cry, Warface, and Crysis), Scott Probin, Studio Director (EA Sports’ NHL series, the Need for Speed franchise, Populous 2, Powermonger, Space Hulk), Oleksiy Plaksin, Lead Art Director, (Moto GP and RIDE, Warface and Act of Aggression, Sniper: Ghost Warrior), Dmitriy Markov, Technical Director (Metro: Exodus, Arktika.1), Volodymyr Savin, Audio Director (Cut the Rope, Metro Exodus, HBO Chernobyl series).


    • Players First & Foremost. We aim to create titles that players love and get lost in, so our games are developed with them in mind from the start.
    • We Believe in Our People. We believe in building strong teams of self-motivated individuals empowered to work at their best in a supportive environment; when we’re strong together, we thrive together.
    • Commitment to Engagement & Quality. We are deeply passionate about what we do, ensuring we produce next-generation experiences of the highest calibre.
    • Make Bold Moves & Innovate. We strive to make bold moves and push technology to its limits; there are no wrong steps if the outcome redefines the boundaries.
    • Open & Honest. We believe in building trust through transparency and honest communication. We’re proud of who we are, what we stand for, and what we’re building.


      Gunzilla Games are looking to recruit a HR Specialist for our Frankfurt studio. We are looking for an experienced HR Specialist who would like to work in a  fun, exciting and relaxed environment.


    • Coordinate closely with HR Director and management for matters related to personnel and HR topics
    • HR Administration & ad-hoc duties related to the same, inclusive of partial support of GZ UK office
    • Support the HR Director and colleagues in administrative duties (e.g. maintain HR systems, maintain time-tracking system, process data for payroll, write and/or edit contracts)
    • On & Off-boarding of the employees in compliance with the companys policies & legal regulations
    • Provision of the support with the legal joining formlaities for Gunzillas expats (i.e. Visas)
    • Participate in development/modification of Gunzillas HR practices


    • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, human resources, or a relevant field.
    • 3-4 years of experience in Human Resources.
    • Good knowledge of local employment legislations and tax laws
    • Very good communication skills, both written and spoken in German and English.
    • Solid understanding of HR organization, processes, systems and policies.
    • Proactive, empathic and enthusiastic person with critical and analytical sense.
    • Attention to detail and good time manager with negotiations skills.
    • Be open-minded and eager to learn.
    • Strong project management skills, planning & organization skills.
    • Ability to develop effective working relationships with employees at all levels and within the Europe & UK Division.
    • Ability to demonstrate high degree of confidentiality.
    • Very good understanding of MS Office (advanced Excel skills), Cloud and HR information systems. 


    • A passion for Video Games


    • Flexible Working & Work from Home
    • Health Insurance
    • Revenue Based Bonuses
    • English / German Courses
    • 25 Annual Paid Vacation & Sick Days
    • Public Transportation
    • Relocation & Accommodation Support
    • Office Perks & Gym Membership
Videogames are for everyone, so everyone should have the opportunity to create them. We’re looking for a huge variety of unique life experiences to help shape the worlds we’re developing, so promise your application will be given the same consideration as everyone else’s, regardless of your background. Let’s make video game history together!
Here’s what you can expect when applying at Gunzilla.
·        Simply fill in the registration form and send us your CV & Portfolio, if applicable
·        If your selected, you’ll be contacted by our recruitment team for a Zoom call.
·        After this the next steps would be Hiring manager and Team Zoom interviews, or you’ll be invited to meet us at our recruiting studio.
·        Some roles require a competency test, which the recruitment team will support you on.
·        Following your interview, we’ll contact you either way.
·        If the interview went well but we feel you aren’t suited to the specific role, we’ll retain your details (with your permission) for future consideration.
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Location: Frankfurt

Country: Germany

Date found: 2023-03-17

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