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Director, Global Compensation

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Date: Jun 17, 2022

Location: San Francisco, US

Company: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.

Join the leader in entertainment innovation and help us design the future. At Dolby, science meets art, and high tech means more than computer code. As a member of the Dolby team, you’ll see and hear the results of your work everywhere, from movie theaters to smartphones. We continue to revolutionize how people create, deliver, and enjoy entertainment worldwide. To do that, we need the absolute best talent. We’re big enough to give you all the resources you need, and small enough so you can make a real difference and earn recognition for your work. We offer a collegial culture, challenging projects, and excellent compensation and benefits.



As Dolby’s business continues to grow and evolve into a Cloud Based company, we are looking for a Compensation Leader with significant experience to help lead the work and be a strategic partner to the business leaders in setting the philosophy, strategy, and compensation approach for the future growth of Dolby.


Key Responsibilities



  • Support Dolby’s business priorities, operational goals, values, and culture by leading the design, development, and implementation of global compensation programs
  • Working with the VP of Total Rewards & Operations, drive Dolby’s compensation philosophy and strategy as we embark on transforming Dolby into a cloud-based company and help re-define our compensation approach and structures where it makes sense- base salary, bonus plan design, and equity
  • Strategic advisor to Sr Leadership Team (ELT), People Business Partners, Recruiting and other stakeholders (Finance, Tax, etc.) in all areas related to compensation, both global and sales compensation domains
  • Lead critical compensation programs and processes such as midyear process and year-end rewards process
  • Support VP, Total Rewards in Board & Compensation Committee material preparation
  • Manage, develop, and mentor Compensation team members where they can maximize and fulfill their true potential
  • Lead M&A due diligence, resourcing planning, and integration for the compensation team
  • Work across Total Reward teams in connecting, aligning, and executing the vision of Total Rewards
  • Coach, Develop and motivate direct reports in a positive forward thinking manner.






  • Experience with compensation strategy & design
  • Business & financial acumen
  • Executive compensation experience
  • Strong leader and managerial experience
  • High tech industry experience (preferred)  
  • Track record of increasing responsibilities in the compensation field.
  • Able to anticipate market changes and envision the future strategy
  • Results orientation



Dolby will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of San Francisco Police Code, Article 49, and Administrative Code, Article 12


Equal Employment Opportunity:
Dolby is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our success depends on the combined skills and talents of all our employees. We are committed to making employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, family status, medical condition, disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland