HR Business Partner/HR Generalist in Chicago

Chicago, United States

Job Description

You are an experienced HR professional who is passionate about aligning people and business, and supporting a people strategy. You’re passionate about enabling business results while empowering a culture that places emphasis on the team. You recognize that people aren’t resources to be used, but capital that must be properly invested. You love rolling up your sleeves, getting into the details, and doing the work. You also know when it’s time to lead, when to manage, and how to teach others the difference.

You are an expert in the mechanics of HR, but make context driven decisions based upon each situation, not following a process for process sake. You empower organizational growth via scale and talent development through organizing both structured and unstructured training and career development. You understand that your role is to coach individuals through their challenges.

We create powerful, beautiful and intuitive digital products. We don't blindly follow trends. We take our understanding of the latest technologies and build the best solutions for our enterprise clients. We’re big believers in collaboration across engineering, UX and product teams. We combine our individual expertise to solve complex challenges.

Currently we are seeking an experienced HR Business Partner in Chicago to join our team. You will work on a broad range of employer branding and employee lifecycle management activities in Chicago and Toronto. This position serves as a consultant and partner to for our people related agenda. Your mission will be to support hiring, onboarding, retention, growing talent, and supporting leaders in managing top decile talent.

Main responsibilities

  • Partner and coach Chicago, Toronto, and London office business leaders and employees, ensuring support and daily guidance on our people related agenda

  • Provide HR expertise in various areas such as talent acquisition, talent management, coaching, compensation, benefits and rewards, employee relations, learning and development, etc.

  • Take lead in design and development of specific HR related initiatives and projects

  • Process and update employee changes, updating the HR System, producing paperwork, updating benefits and payroll. Maintain employee personnel files, handle staff queries regarding benefits and pension


  • Proven experience as HR generalist, HR business partner or other related field (tech field is a plus). Experience in full-cycle recruiting, employer branding and employee lifecycle management activities

  • General competencies: focus to high standards and quality; excellent communication and problem-solving skills; great sense of ownership; natural relationship builder.


  • Opportunity to grow in informal style of communication and management environment that is constantly looking for great leaders and team players

  • A chance to work with the top talent professionals and award winning teams

  • Competitive salary and performance-based bonuses

  • Health, dental, life, and vision insurance

  • Four weeks paid vacation plus standard United States holidays

  • 401(k) plan with company match

  • Maternity/Paternity benefit

  • Health and wellness benefit

  • Opportunities for professional development such as conferences, seminars and educational courses

  • Team building events, Friday lunches, and stocked kitchen

  • Employee referral program