Director of People

New York, United States


ustwo New York is thrilled to be searching for a talented Director of People to help support our ever-growing studio. This role will have the responsibility of designing, implementing, and managing the team’s innovative people & HR initiatives. The Director of People will report directly to the Managing Director.


As our Director of People, you will be a part of ustwo New York’s leadership team, working with them to foster a strong studio culture of openness, teamwork, and feedback. Together, you’ll continue to develop a culture that encourages and recognizes innovative thinking and approaches, and that thrives in continuous change.

As the Director of People, you’ll help attract, develop, engage, support, and retain a satisfied, high-performing staff in a culture of continuous learning and improvement. You’ll also work closely with our studio operations and and product leadership teams to advise on compensation and benefit strategies, workplace policies, and compliance with laws and regulations.

Our strategy for the next three years is founded on investing deeply in our team, and by 2020 we want our studio to be recognized as best-in-class for people development and working culture. Here’s how the Director of People will help us achieve those goals:

First-Year Goals (2017)

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ustwo is a global, independent design and development studio, building award winning digital products, services, and businesses. Across our four studios in London, Malmo, New York, and Sydney, we partner with the world's leading brands on innovative projects, ranging from apps and interfaces to service design. We also create our own products and games, in addition to incubating and building disruptive digital startups. In a nutshell, ustwo is a studio like no other.


At ustwo New York, we’re proud to be a unique fusion of culture from around the world. Our studio, which is nestled in the Financial District of Manhattan and situated on Floor 16 of the historic Standard Oil Building, has been fully renovated since it’s Mad Men days; it now boasts light and airy workspaces, two terraces overlooking the Statue of Liberty, a stunning events space, fully stocked kitchen, and just over 50 talented and passionate ustwobies.

Global as we may be, the hustle of New York City is engrained in our DNA, and we embrace it wholeheartedly. Our dedicated team of designers, developers and project managers partner with some of the top brands in the United States, and day in and day out, we strive to create experiences that make a meaningful difference, both for our clients and their customers.

From virtual reality to wearables and beyond, we’re pushing the status quo when it comes to innovative digital products, and now we need your help to bring our team to the next level.

Diversity & Inclusion statement

ustwo is committed to making a measurable positive impact on people's everyday lives. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We believe diverse teams help us make better products and actively hire for cultural growth. We welcome people of all ages, stories and backgrounds. We provide everyone with equal access to professional development.

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