Human Resources Specialist

The company:
Lumens Light + Living was founded in 2004 with one goal in mind: to be the best place to shop for lighting, fans, furniture and accessories for people who love modern design. In 2021 Lumens joined the Design Holding portfolio of design companies alongside FLOS, Louis Poulsen and other internationally renowned brands.

We offer an inspiring assortment of products from iconic brands like Artemide, Kartell and Herman Miller and global brands such as SONNEMAN A Way Of Light, Visual Comfort, Tech Lighting and WAC, including hundreds of exclusive designs. Lumens offers a best-in-class customer experience with a service team composed of American Lighting Association-certified lighting and design enthusiasts serving residential, trade professional and commercial customers.

Today, Lumens is a high-growth, innovative company at the forefront of good design. We’re looking for top talent with a shared vision around bringing the world’s best design products to discerning customers while seizing the opportunity to make a difference and impact the direction of the company. We are obsessed with our customers, play to win, and believe in a great today and even better tomorrow. The future is bright at Lumens. Explore more at

Currently, Lumens is a portfolio brand of YDesign Group, where you will find the job listing. Check us out here:

Human Resources Specialist

YDesign Group is seeking an HR specialist to join our Sacramento, CA team. We are a rapidly growing midsize e-commerce company in the modern design space with high average order values and a loyal customer base. The Human Resources Specialist will have a wide range of administrative duties and projects, while managing day-to-day Human Resources operations. You will work directly with Human Resources team providing direct support in various HR and administrative activities including recruitment support, onboarding and offboarding, training support, employee relations, company events, and other special projects.

We are doing some very innovative things at YDesign and need someone with a strong administrative skillset who is looking for a great opportunity to get extensive experience in every facet of HR. The ideal candidate must be extremely well organized; professional in both demeanor and presentation; adaptable in attitude and schedule, quick-thinking and calm under pressure.

• Assist Corporate Recruiter in all recruiting activities, which can include maintaining the applicant tracking system, posting open positions, reviewing resumes, conducting & coordinating the interview process, processing background checks, preparing offer letters, and providing staffing reports
• Back-up support for benefits administration
• Manages full process, including all administration for new hires, terminations and internal promotions and transfers
• Conducts new hire onboarding/orientation and employee offboarding/exit meetings
• Maintain HRIS (ADP WorkforceNow) and conduct research, gathering and maintaining data, and creating statistical reports
• Work closely with payroll department in managing all-employee payroll activities
• Ensure all personnel paperwork (electronic and paper) is complete and securely filed and responsible for completion and processing of all new hire and separation paper work
• Develop and maintain the HR Intranet page(s) in ADP WorkforceNow
• Maintains company organization charts
• Manage and track required training and other required employee notifications
• Manage HR-DL employee questions and address accordingly in collaboration with the HR Team
• Collaborate with HR Generalist on employee Ergo questions or concerns
• Work closely with HRBP to support management and employees, day to day HR operations and special projects
• Assist Vice President of Human Resources with the development and improvement of HR policy and procedures in accordance with YDesign Group’s Core Values and applicable laws, standards and government regulation
• Coordinate employee engagement initiatives
• Assist with HR projects as necessary

Minimum Educational/Experience Requirements
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
• 2+ years of experience in a similar role
• Understanding and knowledge of California’s State and Federal employment laws
• Proficiency with Microsoft Excel including pivot table & VLOOKUP
• Proficiency with Microsoft PowerPoint
• Highly web literate
• Flexibility to deal with last minute changes, the ability to remain calm under pressure, and comfortable working with minimal direction.
• ADP WorkforceNow (HRIS) experience a plus

Success Attributes
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Extremely strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task
• Excellent analytical skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Ability to handle sensitive information and maintain a high degree of confidentiality
• Ability to build and develop relationships
• Demonstrated ability to exercise initiative, independent judgement and be a self-starter who works with integrity while also being a strong team member

Location: Sacramento, CA with occasional travel to our Walnut Creek, CA location
Compensation: Competitive base salary
Benefits: access to health benefits + 401K + 3 weeks annual paid time off

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