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Benefits Specialist

Blizzard Entertainment
Santa Monica California 90405 United States of America
16 days ago

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Job Title: Benefits Specialist

Reporting To: Senior Benefits Manager

Department: Human Resources

Location: Santa Monica, CA (open to remote)

Your Platform

Activision Blizzard plays a centralized role in the creation of epic entertainment by supporting our interactive gaming brands and studios with a diverse range of career opportunities across corporate functions such as Marketing, Communications, Legal, Human Resources, Finance and Supply Chain. Located in our global headquarters in Santa Monica, we encompass equal parts agility, creativity and rigor to enhance the employee and player experience. To learn more, check us out at or on Twitter at @ATVI_AB .

Your Mission

Our highly progressive Benefits team is looking for a Benefits Specialist to provide administrative support and expertise in a range of Benefits administrative and department operations support activities.

Basic Functions:

  • Support the management of our HR Support Desk for Benefits by updating and maintaining self-service knowledgebase articles and updates to the Benefits website.
  • Provide issue resolution for tier 0-2 HR Support Desk tickets from employees, managers, and HR.
  • Act as liaison with benefit vendors for day-to-day problem-solving
  • Manage and track the Benefits Department documents to ensure they are complete, organized and in compliance with retention requirements.
  • Track all Benefit projects and manage the updates to the project trackers
  • Ensure employee benefit programs are administered in compliance with policies, plan documents and state and federal regulations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative support for Wellbeing programs
  • Provide issues resolution for tier 0-2 questions regarding benefit eligibility and enrollment, benefit questions and problem resolution.
  • Process employee eligibility changes and input in HRIS, triggering enrollment or discontinuance of benefits.
  • Review audit reports in HRIS system to make necessary updates
  • Process Evidence of Insurability approvals and denials through HRIS systems
  • Consistently refer to current policies to ensure administrative practices are compliant with ERISA, HIPAA, FMLA, ADA and other regulations.

Position Qualifications:

  • Outstanding communication skills with a demonstrated background of success in support desk ticketing systems
  • In-depth knowledge of daily benefit administration
  • Experience and ability to manage HRIS functions as they relate to benefits
  • Knowledge of laws pertaining to employee benefits (e.g., ERISA, HIPAA, IRS Section 125, FMLA/ADA, etc.)
  • PC skills such as MS Office including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint. and HRIS (Workday a plus)
  • Ability to keep matters confidential
  • Attention to detail; multi-tasking skills; excellent time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Flexibility and adaptability in a fluid and rapidly changing environment
  • Willingness to do more than basic job requirements as needed
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Benefit Administration

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty ®, World of Warcraft® , Overwatch ®, Diablo ®, Candy Crush ™ and Bubble Witch ™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment. We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast-paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.


We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well-being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered! Subject to eligibility requirements, the Company offers comprehensive benefits including:

Eligibility to participate in these benefits may vary for part time and temporary full-time employees and interns with the Company. You can learn more by visiting .

In the U.S., the standard base pay range for this role is $26.83 - $49.63 Hourly. This base pay range is for the U.S. and is not applicable to locations outside of the U.S. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location. In addition to a competitive base pay, employees in this role may be eligible for incentive compensation. Incentive compensation is not guaranteed. Create Your Profile — Game companies can contact you with their relevant job openings.

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