EcoSense Lighting

  • Human Resources Generalist

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    # of Openings
    Human Resources
  • Position Overview

    EcoSense is a rapidly growing technology company based in Los Angeles. Our purpose is to invent, inspire and transform how we experience light.  Our strategy is audacious and our expectations are high.  We are pioneering in the areas of color science, photometry and mixed reality. Using the sun and the moon as inspiration, we are using our inventions to enhance our industry’s understanding of light and materially transform expectations for artificial light. 



    We have been fortunate to light some of the most coveted spaces on earth and to be recognized by the likes of Red Dot for innovation and design, as well as Inc 500 and Deloitte for consistently making their fastest growing companies lists.

    EcoSense hires curious, collaborative, autonomous and smart people who also happen to be very nice.  We have a passion for tackling the unknown, solving hard problems, and answering questions that haven’t been explored.



    We are looking for a Human Resources Generalist to administer a full scope of Human Resource functions including culture, employee relations, talent management, organizational development, performance management, compensation and benefits.   This position will collaborate with other HR colleagues to capitalize on areas of expertise and provide a coordinated approach to providing HR services. In addition, this position will manage a wide-ranging variety of special projects as needed. 

    The Position

    • Help craft, implement and grow a world-class culture
    • Act as business partner primary point of contact for the day-to-day questions/issues that arise from employees, including the interpretation of HR policies, practices and procedures to employees and managers
    • Drive key HR initiatives across departments, including staffing, performance management, training and development, rewards & recognition, organizational effectiveness and employee communication
    • Effectively partner with employees and managers to resolve employee relations issues
    • Design, coordinate and facilitate employee programs, training and events
    • Create an environment of positive employee relations by respecting confidentiality, establishing trust and credibility, being seen by employees as approachable and fair, balancing business needs with employee needs, and spending significant time interfacing directly with employees
    • Work with department leaders, and staff to establish and maintain a positive work environment which encourages the full use of diverse talents and abilities
    • Be a team player in the HR organization to process transactional work, administrative duties and all compliance initiatives as needed
    • Uncover, assess and propose opportunities for HR process improvements
    • Facilitate new hire orientations and coordinate on-boarding efforts to ensure effective transition into the organization.
    • Coach and provides feedback to managers on leadership approach and style to improve employee performance and engagement
    • Demonstrated ability to coordinate, persuade and influence diverse stakeholders using a customer service focus
    • Provide guidance to managers on compensation planning issues, facilitates discussions and training specific to compensation strategy
    • Partner with external HR vendors and brokers and facilitate and promote employee wellness activities.

    The Person

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience. Minimum of 4 years HR experience
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, strong customer-service orientation, and the ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization and with a wide range of clients, individually and in groups
    • A strong belief that the right work culture is worth fighting for
    • Possess a strong working knowledge of federal, state and local employment law
    • Demonstrate effective facilitation and consulting skills and proactively anticipate the needs of clients and the business
    • Strong project planning skills and the ability to effectively manage complex initiatives and programs
    • Must have intellectual curiosity and sound judgment in resolving issues
    • Enthusiasm to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure, start-up environment while executing delegated tasks and assignments
    • Previous experience with ATS/HRIS/Finance systems, (iCIMS, ADP, Netsuite)
    • Mid to advanced expertise with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)


    A detailed and compelling compensation package will be outlined for the selected candidate. 


    All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status. This position is not eligible for sponsorship. 


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