Sr Director, Executive Compensation


CANDIDATE PROFILE - Reporting to the VP of Global Compensation, Benefits and Mobility, the Sr Director of Executive Compensation will partner directly with our CEO, Executive Team and Chief Talent Officer to lead and deliver executive compensation programs and prepare proposals for Compensation Committee and Board approval.


The successful candidate will have a proven career in Compensation and a clear passion for Executive Compensation. This role is ideal for an individual accustomed to working in a rapidly-changing, high growth environment with strengths in providing guidance and expertise to Executives and other business partners, while being fully capable of making tough decisions and acting on them as appropriate. Direct experience working in the high technology software or entertainment industry is desirable.


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES - Lead moderate to complex projects covering key areas of executive compensation and drive their delivery on time and in budget in a fast paced environment

Assist with the preparation and coordination of materials for Compensation Committee Meetings, including competitive data and plan design alternatives and implications

Develop strategic partnerships with Finance, HR and Legal to understand their strategies and executive compensation objectives and ensure executive compensation programs are fully understood

Monitor current or upcoming regulations for Proxy and peer executive compensation trends

Monitor, track and report on legislation, regulations and media articles pertaining to compensation.

Provide directional compensation philosophy leadership for the team and support decision-making by providing compensation alternatives and/or recommendations.



Proven Executive Compensation experience

Experience in a public company in a similar role.

Global experience, multiple countries, regions

Large, public company exposure, comfortable and experienced with complexity.

Significant compensation and benefits plan technical experience, as well as tax and regulatory knowledge in varied countries.

Knowledgeable on legislation impacting pay programs. Maintains awareness of economic and pay practice trends within industry.

Solid foundation in compensation theories and practices. Knowledge in SOX and regulatory compliance.

Highly skilled at analyzing, formatting and presenting compensation data in a clear and concise manner.

Interpersonal skills that support effective communication across groups and at the Executive level


Education/Professional Accreditations:

B.A., MBA, or B.S. from an accredited institution, preferably in Business or Economics.

Benefits - Full 
Relocation Assistance Available - Yes 
Bonus Eligible - Yes 
Interview Travel Reimbursed - Yes

5+ to 7 years experience
Minimum Education - Bachelor's Degree
Willingness to Travel - Occasionally

Ideal Candidate - High energy, confident and well spoken. Previous experience as a consultant is preferred, in house experience with a publicly traded mid-size company a must. Experience interacting with top executives and board a must. Tech company experience in the Silicon Valley a must.

Location: CA