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HR Specialist

Vertigo Games

Vertigo Games

People & HR
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024
Your mission
​We are Vertigo Games, developers and publishers of big hit VR titles like Arizona Sunshine, The 7th Guest and the highly anticipated Metro Awakening. Our Amsterdam studio is gearing up to start development for a big IP project and we are looking for an HR Specialist to join the team.

The ideal candidate has first-hand experience in a wide range of HR topics that occur in an international and fast paced company. If you are a people's person with a hands-on mentality and an eye for detail, then we should meet!


  • Together with the HR Officer, you ensure that all HR activities are carried out correctly and on time.
  • You report timely and correctly to senior management, Plaion and the Embracer Group.
  • You manage and support HR activities such as payroll administration, contract management, leave management, policies & guidelines, personnel planning, advising studio managers and more.
  • You implement and execute HR policies in line with business needs and culture in a pragmatic and efficient manner.
  • You work closely with other departments, such as recruitment, finance, team management, studio management and other departments.
  • You advise senior management in a proactive and data-driven manner.
  • You improve processes and ways of working to ensure a great workplace for our employees.
  • You stay proactively informed of changes in legislation and regulations that are important to HR and the organization.

Your profile
  • Relevant, recent experience in an HR role within an internationally dynamic organization.
  • Diploma in human resources, business administration or a similar education.
  • Good knowledge of Dutch legislation and regulations.
  • Experience with international recruitment, IND and 30% scheme.
  • Good command of the English and Dutch language.
  • Experience with HR and/or payroll administration software.
  • You have excellent communication skills.
  • You are social, culturally sensitive with an eye for detail.
  • You are proactive and a hands-on multitasker.
  • Analytical mindset with the ability to see the big picture.
  • You are available between 32-40 hours per week.
We offer
  • A company culture that values a healthy work-life balance.
  • A hybrid working model with two office days per week.
  • Income tax reduction for eligible expats.
  • Relocation cost compensation depending on your situation.
  • 26 standard vacation days with an option to buy 5 more.
  • Free train commuting to and from the office.
  • Free pension plan.
  • A healthy lunch in our canteen.
  • Group activities and an annual VR game jam.
  • Thursday afternoon drinks.
  • The latest VR hardware and titles which you can borrow and take home.
  • Whilst working from home we provide all the relevant hardware, budget for a desk and chair and a contribution toward your energy costs.
About us

Vertigo Games is a multi-platform VR entertainment company with offices in Rotterdam & Amsterdam (NL) and Los Angeles, California (USA).

With experienced teams in the areas of Studios, Publishing and Arcades, the company develops, publishes and distributes a growing portfolio of quality VR games that offer a novel, powerful and full-featured gaming experience both in- and outside of the home.

In 2020, Vertigo Games joined the leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products, Koch Media, now PLAION (a subsidiary of the Embracer Group), adding VR gaming to the Group’s global network.

In 2021, the company announced it has five more high-end titles in the pipeline for the coming years.