As the Visa & Immigration HR Officer at Cloud Imperium Games, you will be joining our ‘Studio Experience Team’ who have overall responsibility for ensuring our studios are a great place to work and most importantly supporting and being there every step of the way for our awesome colleagues. It’s so important for us to ensure that everyone has the best onboarding and employee experience possible, which is exactly where you come in.

As the Visa & Immigration HR Officer you will work as part of the HR team and will take overall responsibility for supporting the full visa and immigration process for our new hires and existing employees, ensuring compliance and providing solutions.

Founded in 2012, Cloud Imperium Games creates cutting-edge videogames that defy expectations. We’re currently developing Star Citizen, a record-breaking multiplayer online space sim, and Squadron 42, cinematic single-player adventure set in the same universe. Join us as we break boundaries and make videogame history.

For more information about life at Cloud Imperium Games, check this out - https://youtu.be/cXjp7SRBpIA

What does a Visa & Immigration HR Officer do?

  • Be the point of contact for day-to-day immigration matters and rights to work compliance activity.
  • Responsible for the company’s sponsor license and the sponsor management system.
  • Manage the visa application process for new hires and existing employees, providing accurate support and advice.
  • Support managers and team members and provide timely advice on suitability for visa status for candidates.
  • Ensure that sponsorship duties (e.g. recording, keeping, and reporting duties) are met and maintained to a high standard.
  • Develop guidance material to educate employees and managers on the visa process whilst maintaining up to date knowledge of the UK immigration process and governing immigration laws.

What do we expect from our Visa & Immigration HR Officer?

  • Experience handling applications for UK visas via a sponsor license for skilled workers.
  • Demonstrate understanding of UKVI processes and legislation in relation to recruitment and employment.
  • Prior experience within a HR department.
  • Knowledge of UK immigration processes.
  • High levels of attention to detail and organisational ability.

Diversity Statement

CIG is a global company, staunchly committed to cultivating a culture and workplace that celebrates all backgrounds, lifestyles, and perspectives. Together, we are creating a space where authentic recognition, appreciation, and understanding of the importance of diversity is fostered by everyone. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strive to build a team that represents all walks of life, and we want every employee to bring all the things that make them unique to the work environment. The universe is as vast and varied as the people in it, and it’s our differences that make it special. 

Fraud Statement

We are aware of people receiving job offers that fraudulently allege to be from CIG. These types of fraud can be carried out through false websites, fake email addresses claiming to be from our company, or social media. We do not ask for your personal info like bank account numbers, identification numbers, etc through social media or chat-based apps, nor do we request or send money for the purchase of business equipment.

If you suspect fraud, please report it to your local authorities, as well as reaching out to us at info[@]cloudimperiumgames.com with any information you may have.