Director of Resourcing

Work & Co (work.co) defines and launches the world's most successful digital products and services. With offices in the United States, Brazil and Europe, we've become the go-to partner for IKEA, Lyft, Google, Apple, Epic Games, Mailchimp, Aesop, Etsy, ALDO and many other globally respected companies. As Fast Company noted, our engineering and design teams are “routinely entrusted with creating digital product for companies which rarely approach outside firms.” No time sheets, just fully-dedicated teams. Forrester Research calls our approach “a model to follow.”

Team planning at Work & Co is vital to our overall employee experience and company success. We’re looking for a Director of Resourcing who has a keen interest in helping create the best teams for our exciting roster of clients. This person will work across disciplines to staff projects with teams that bring the perfect skill sets, experience, and perspectives. Equally important, this person will match employees with teams that fit their interests and goals. By pairing team members with dynamic, challenging projects, employees continue to grow within their craft and develop within the company.

Our ideal candidate has a passion for growing people and building teams. They have leadership experience in the digital world and a solid understanding of the project lifecycle. They are an exceptional communicator and bring a desire to foster each employee’s unique talents and goals.

The Director of Resourcing will be based in our Brooklyn office.

What you can expect to do

  • Lead the global team planning group across Brooklyn, Portland, Sao Paulo, Rio, Copenhagen, and Belgrade, working with resourcing managers across offices.
  • Provide support and mentorship to more junior resource managers
  • Develop a deep understanding of employee skills, goals, and interests to ensure project assignments foster growth for employees while delivering exceptional products
  • Partner with the business development team for ongoing prioritization of new projects, planning program growth, and assigning future project teams
  • Collaborate with Product Managers and Partners to address team requests and ensure resources are staffed appropriately
  • Build relationships and trust with key stakeholders to provide thought leadership on global team planning/people related strategies
  • Lead company-wide resource management meetings and initiatives
  • Partner with Recruiting to confirm hiring priorities

What we’re after

  • Experience at a digital agency in resourcing management
  • Experience managing a dispersed resourcing team
  • Solid communications skills - professional and approachable in conversations and written communications
  • An enthusiasm for working with cross-functional teammates to gain a deep understanding of their skills, goals, and interests
  • Proven problem-solving ability-- you will be expected to think on your feet to suggest smart, creative solutions to resourcing issues
  • Flexibility to adapt with the constantly-changing project lifecycle
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills-- you will often need to balance a number of competing needs at any one time.
  • A high-level of discretion with sensitive information

Diversity is essential to creating the best digital products. Work & Co is proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin of employees, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, veteran status or any other legally protected status.

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Location

231 Front Street, Brooklyn, NY 11201

An Insider's view of Work & Co

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

Every day, I get to work alongside insanely talented people I respect. Our office environments are designed to help us focus on our craft — whether that be coding or digital design or strategy. We also push against burnout and discourage long hours. No time sheets. Everyone should get to be their best selves both in and out of the office.

Rafael

Design Director

What projects are you most excited about?

Creating products that launch is our priority. Having world-class design and engineering talent ensures that these experiences are beautiful and functional. Utility is also important. We always want to add value to people’s lives.

Muriel

Group Director, Product

How does the company support your career growth?

We believe in mentors, not managers. And we see mentorship as a right. At Work & Co, every employee gets a dedicated mentor from day one. Our flatter structure also means we learn from one another, informally, on an ongoing basis.

Caitlin

Group Director, Talent

What is your vision for the company?

Work & Co's mission has been clear since day one. We exist to create —and launch— the digital products and experiences millions of people love using every day. We exist to raise the bar. Our approach is to be the best at a few things versus average at a dozen.

Marcelo

Partner, Technology

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

We’re all encouraged to contribute and collectively push boundaries. The best ideas can come from anywhere. All disciplines —designers, engineers, strategists, PMs— sit together in project teams. Our flat structure ensures there's not a rift between senior and junior talent in the company. The result is a workplace that enables continuous learning.

Josh

Senior Developer

What are Work & Co Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Child Care Benefits
Work & Co provides Backup child care assistance, Subsidized child care.
Generous Parental Leave
We provide up to 18 weeks of parental leave for the primary caretaker. Acme Co. also provides 6 weeks of leave for the secondary caretaker.
Flexible Work Schedule
Work & Co provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Summer hours, Flexible start and end times.
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Work & Co sponsors family oriented events Annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Work & Co employees receive between 20 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Work & Co employees receive unlimited sick days.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Work & Co hosts company outings Quarterly.
Free Daily Meals
We provide free breakfast on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday. Employees get free lunch on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted quarterly.
Recreational Clubs
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Work & Co offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Work & Co hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Our mentorship program includes 1-to-1 program.
Continuing Education stipend
Time allotted for learning
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks
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