Head of HR at DOWN Dating & Social Apps

Job Description

Join a fast-paced, US startup now with headquarters in Taipei! You’ll be in charge of HR, recruiting, and other people management in our dating app startup team of ~10 people. This is a huge opportunity to help shape a company’s culture, advance your career through lots of learning, and be a part of a foreign company

$ 800K ~ 1.1M TWD/year

About You:

  • Responsible and self-driven
  • “Growth mindset”: eager and fast to learn
  • Talented at conflict resolution
  • Passionate, articulate, engaging, fun personality
  • “Get it done” mindset
  • A team player, used to culture of sharing
  • Self-sufficient but comfortable taking guidance
  • Able to work with partially remote team



  • Recruiting top-level talents for Software Engineering, App Design, Product Management, and other mobile app company roles.
  • Management of recruiting, including top-notch organization of interview loops, teaching team how to interview better, gathering interview feedback, and communicating with everyone involved in an effective manner.
  • Employee retention plans and execution to keep the team happy and productive.
  • Team cohesion plans and execution to encourage a strong sense of teamwork and connectivity amongst employees and management.
  • Compensation negotiations and management for employees, along with running payroll with our accountants.


  • Recruitment and headhunting experience for software team members, including engineers, product or project managers, designers, etc.
  • 3+ years of experience in HR, as a HR Manager, HR Specialist, Recruiting Specialist, etc.
  • Experience in Taipei workplace environments with a pulse on what drives employee satisfaction.
  • Expertise with LinkedIn and other sites recruiting
  • Knowledge how to strategize on building a successful small team vs. larger companies
  • Highly persuasive when pitching candidates

Interview process

  1. 15 Min video chat
  2. 1h visit 1-1 at the office with Chairman
  3. 1h Video or in-person chat CPO
  4. Home assignment
  5. 1.5h chat with team at office


If you are interested, please email your CV and Cover Letter to