VP of People at FIGS

| Santa Monica
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FIGS is seeking a talented and experienced HR leader to develop and implement FIGS’ people strategy on a global scale. As a strategic partner to the FIGS executive team, the VP of People will design, execute, and implement a people strategy and long-term vision for growing the FIGS Team while maintaining and strengthening a passionate, collaborative, nimble and fun culture.
As the HR leader within the company, the VP of People will have oversight over all aspects of HR including:
  • Employer branding
  • Organizational design
  • Talent acquisition
  • Talent management
  • Employee relations 
  • HR and legal compliance
  • Employee benefits and rewards programs
  • Employee training and development
  • FIGS Culture

What you’ll do:
  • Serve as a strategic HR leader and advisor to the FIGS executive team and the entire FIGS organization.
  • Develop and execute a comprehensive, strategic short- and long-term plan regarding talent acquisition, talent development, talent retention, workforce productivity, and performance management.
  • Create and communicate employer branding through all relevant outlets which reflects the unique opportunities and top-notch benefits offered by FIGS.
  • Oversee all recruiting and onboarding activities to ensure that FIGS hires the highest quality employees and sets each and every new hire up for success.
  • Partner with FIGS’ Team Leads to create the company’s people strategy and put in place HR practices that deliver a high-performance culture and work environment. 
  • Design and implement an organizational development plan focused on continuous improvement and excellence within the organization through training and development of FIGS incredible workforce.
  • Continuously assess organizational structure and provide recommended changes.
  • Oversee organization-wide compensation planning with a focus on rewarding and retaining high-performing talent. Create and implement employee incentives and rewards which build employee morale and increase retention across all locations.
  • Provide transformational leadership and guidance across the organization. Set clear direction, aligning people and resources to execute a global HR strategy.
  • Continuously assess and evolve FIGS’ benefits programs to ensure they are of the highest quality and in line with the market.
  • Manage all employee relations and compliance activities.
  • Manage all company-wide People Operations / HR communications.
  • Manage all HR systems to achieve optimal efficiency.
  • Lead culture with a focus on building an internal culture and environment that fosters teamwork, innovation, productivity, engagement and fun.
  • Measure and manage employee engagement and culture at FIGS through programs and a company-wide corporate survey.

  • Undergraduate and graduate degree in related fields.
  • Experience building a high performing HR team, with 5+ years of experience leading HR at a fast growing company preferred.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.

Other must haves: 
  • Positive attitude
  • Proven work ethic and integrity
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Desire to excel and grow with FIGS
  • 100% Awesome. Like our scrubs!
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
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    • RubyLanguages
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    • JIRAManagement


FIGS is conveniently located in Santa Monica a short walk from the Bergamont train station, food trucks, and restaurants.

An Insider's view of FIGS

What are some social events your company does?

Pre-COVID, we’d do karaoke nights at HQ, team happy hours & launch parties for new releases. Recently, we’ve transitioned to cocktail-making kits for virtual HH's, Zoom Book Club, digital Halloween costume contest for employees and pets & a cookbook featuring recipes from our team members. We also have a dedicated Wellness and CX Appreciation week!


Workplace Coordinator

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

At FIGS, we are always looking for ways to provide our customers with the best experience and empower our teams. I often meet with different departments such as marketing, social, and product teams to find solutions to new challenges, answer frequently asked questions, and collaborate on ways to provide the best experience to our community.


Manager, Customer Experience

How does the company support your career growth?

At FIGS everyone is treated like an owner and empowered to take on more responsibility. You don't hear the word "no" often and hard work is always recognized. I started as a social media manager here at FIGS and am now the VP of Brand. It's been the most challenging and rewarding experience of my life.


SVP of Brand

What is your vision for the company?

FIGS is transforming the healthcare experience through design, community and innovative technology. We have revolutionized the medical apparel industry and are working to establish FIGS as one of the most iconic, formidable brands in the world.

Heather and Trina


How do you empower your team to be more creative?

We believe that you create the world you want to live in and that ethos is shared by everyone who works at FIGS. We are a team of doers, think outside of the box-ers and innovators. We encourage our team to think like owners, to contribute ideas fearlessly and to always ask, "What's next?"

Heather and Trina


What are FIGS Perks + Benefits

FIGS Benefits Overview

The FIGS Team has an awesome culture focused on uplifting, celebrating, and caring for its team members.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
FIGS has a D&I and Culture committee to organize events for Team FIGS!
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Highly diverse management team
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
ClassPass subsidy
Onsite Gym
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
FIGS provides employees with a 401(k) matching plan managed by Guideline. We match 100% of contributions up to 6% of an employee's annual gross pay.
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
FIGS hourly employees accrue up to 120 hours of PTO, based on hours worked.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees accrue up to 72 hours of sick leave and accrual begins on date of hire.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted once per month and other celebrations.
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

In addition to the list, we provide some unique perks!
- Peloton bikes and fitness equipment on site available for use.
- Employee discount on our amazing scrubs.
- 50% subsidy on doggie daycare close to the office.
- Annual on-site flu shots.
- Ping pong table on site.

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