HR Generalist (Part-Time)

  • Part-time

Company Description

Fire Hose Games is the Boston-based (but currently fully-remote) independent game development studio behind titles such as Go Home Dinosaurs, Catlateral Damage, and 20XX. We pay good salaries and our generous benefits package includes unlimited vacation/sick time, 401(k) with matching, excellent maternity/paternity leave, and flexible working hours. Fire Hose hasn’t crunched in years and we don’t intend to start. Our company culture is inclusive, supportive, and fun. We strongly encourage applicants with diverse backgrounds and voices to apply, and consider relevant experience in all its forms. We hope to hear from you!

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Job Description

Fire Hose Games is looking for a part-time HR Generalist to help us make fun, friendly, and inclusive games in a fun, friendly, and inclusive studio environment! This is a part-time position, with a typical workload of 8-16 hours per week; our studio is fully-remote, and candidates may work from anywhere. This is a great opportunity to help shape the future of a successful indie development studio by strengthening our culture and our team.

DEI principles are important to us, and candidates from diverse backgrounds are strongly encouraged to apply.


  • Conduct regular 1-on-1 check in meetings with team members, to assess both individual happiness and overall studio health
  • Coordinate employee-driven annual company evaluations, and analyze the results
  • Pass on feedback from both formal surveys and individual conversation to studio leadership, so that Fire Hose can improve
  • Assist with new hire onboarding, and conduct exit interviews with departing employees
  • Periodically review corporate practices and culture, and recommend improvements
  • Provide a confidential, outside-the-chain-of-command path for employees to lodge workplace complaints
  • Mediate interpersonal conflicts and complaints when necessary
  • Champion and improve the studio’s DEI principles, and help employees to foster an inclusive culture and mindset
  • Manage company benefits (health care, dental, 401k, etc.) programs and answer employee questions. (Please note this does not include payroll management and/or accounting.)


  • A degree or certification in HR or a related field, OR equivalent work experience
  • Familiar with employment law
  • Excellent and empathetic communication skills
  • Able to use discretion when presented with confidential and sensitive information
  • Demonstrated integrity, in both personal and professional contexts
  • Deep familiarity with DEI principles and their application in recruitment and retention


  • Experience working in an HR department with an entertainment, publishing, or interactive company
  • Passionate about games and game development
  • Familiarity with benefits management

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.