ADMINISTRATOR

 

I’m forming a core team to help me maintain and expand Stardew Valley. For this position, I’m looking for a self-motivated and organized administrator who will provide support to the development team and handle many non-game-development tasks.

 

Location: Seattle, Washington (Fremont neighborhood)

Hours: Full time

Pay: Salaried, depending on experience

How to apply: Email [email protected] with the following:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Answers to the questions below

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

 

General:

  • Maintains utmost confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Maintains office, project and team member calendars
  • Tracks and utilizes information to form reports and create documents for business and organizational purposes
  • Maintains and updates the Stardew Valley website

 

Community Presence:

  • Maintains presence and moderates on various social media platforms including Steam, Reddit, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, etc.
  • Tracks and gathers feedback from the community (bug reports, feature requests, etc.)
  • Answers emails, including troubleshooting of common technical support issues (or forwarding them to relevant team members)

 

Human Resources:

  • Monitors and maintains payroll software, working with a third party accounting firm to ensure smooth operation
  • Facilitates the hiring and on-boarding process
  • Maintains and updates employee benefits information
  • Maintains employee documentation
  • Manages logistics for client meetings, travel, conventions, interviews, activities, and teleconferences
  • Ensures compliance with state & federal employment laws

 

Business:

  • Corresponds with external business partners to track and maintain various projects
  • Coordinates and executes projects via third party contractors
  • Participates in planning and execution of project release timelines

 

Office Management:

  • Ensures that office supplies are ordered, received and stocked
  • Helps organize and maintain office common areas
  • Runs errands for business reasons as needed and appropriate
  • Mails packages as necessary

 

Accounting:

  • Collects and organizes financial reports and invoices from various external business partners
  • Works with third party accounting firm to ensure that rigorous accounting records are maintained
  • Maintains any relevant records & reports for tax purposes

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS

 

REQUIRED:

  • Extensive experience playing Stardew Valley and familiarity with the community surrounding the game
  • General knowledge of the video game industry
  • Must be able to maintain strict confidentiality with sensitive information
  • Ability to communicate thoughtfully as a public representative of the company in the Stardew Valley community
  • Excellent organizational and prioritization skills with a focus on attention to detail
  • Knowledge of human resources principles that relate to employment, salary administration, benefits, employee relations and employment law
  • Very strong in Microsoft and Google Office Suites (Excel, Google Calendar, etc.)
  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team
  • Resourcefulness and the ability to find creative ways to get things done
  • Strong math skills
  • Is proactive and takes initiative in support of the team’s needs; has the ability to anticipate the needs of the team and complete important tasks without being asked
  • Excellent grammatical, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Working knowledge of office and administrative procedures, including office equipment
  • Ability to work on site full time, in office in Seattle, Washington

 

PREFERRED:

  • Project management experience
  • Web development skills (CSS, HTML, PHP, etc.)

 

Screening Questions

  • Why do you want this position?
  • What are your favorite games and why?
  • What is your experience with Stardew Valley?
  • Please describe your experience in these categories as they relate to this position:

                -Community Presence

                -Human Resources

                -Business

                -Office Management

                -Accounting

  • This is an in-office position located in Seattle, Washington.  Are you able to work full time at this location?
  • What is your desired salary range?