Steamroller exists to breathe life into stories, characters, and experiences in visual, physical, and virtual spaces. Each project that comes our way, be it a game, a film, or a theme park ride, exists in its own universe. It is our job to bring this multiverse to life. Our animators build believable characters and whole worlds in a multitude of universes, while our developers manipulate the rules of perception to transport you to a new definition of reality. We relish the opportunity to bring our clients’ universes to life while also developing our own stories.

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Ella Souza

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Ella Souza


Human Resources Manager

Brazil and Florida

Ella Souza
1313 Francis Avenue
Orlando, Florida 32806
772-675-5929 efs3119@gmail.com
A Certified Human Resources Professional experienced in planning and managing Employee Programs and Services aligned with Business Strategies for achieving Company Growth
A Strategic Business Partner collaborating with Management and Staff to build and strengthen Employee Engagement, Team Development, and Organizational Effectiveness
A Trusted Advisor identifying and communicating Best Practices, company policies, and the
legal requirements associated with Recruiting, Developing, Retaining, and Rewarding Top Talent
Key Business Contributions
Human Resources Manager
Eventos Seguros, Brazil and Florida
January, 2010 – Present
Employee Relations Management
• Delivering high-quality Human Resources Solutions resulting in positive experiences
• Championing, communicating, and leading Change Initiatives
• Soliciting Feedback via Surveys, Management Summaries, and Recurring Meetings
• Planning and coordinating Staff Retreats, Celebrations, and Recognition Events
Talent Acquisition
• Managing the Recruitment, Sourcing, and Hiring processes
• Posting Job Descriptions and approving Requisitions
• Interviewing Candidates, evaluating qualifications, and negotiating Compensation
• Leading Orientations and overseeing the Onboarding Program
Talent Management
• Providing Training opportunities and Group Facilitation with Teams
• Reporting completion of Professional Development, Certification, and Licensure requirements
• Guiding Supervisors through Performance Evaluations, Improvement Plans, and Corrective Action to ensure Continuous Improvement
• Preparing Termination Notices, conducting Exit Interviews, and analyzing Separation Data to identify Trends impacting Retention Rates
Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance
• Communicating and implementing policies based on Professional Standards, Labor Laws, Executive Orders, and Judicial Decisions
• Recommending Best Practices to set consistent Standards for comparable activities
• Submitting Wage and Service Records for Unemployment Inquiries, Hearings, and Appeals
• Member of Health and Safety Committee overseeing and coordinating Risk Management, Emergency Preparedness, Business Continuity Planning, and Disaster Recovery Plans
Conflict Resolution
• Investigating Employee concerns, disputes, grievances, and allegations of misconduct
• Interviewing witnesses, obtaining statements, and submitting Response Summaries
• Developing and implementing fair, equitable, and reasonable solutions
• Monitoring progress, reporting results, and evaluating long-term outcomes
Benefits Administration
• Advocating participation in Group Health, Welfare, and Retirement Plans
• Consulting with Participants, Beneficiaries, Insurance Carriers, TPA, etc.
• Managing Vendor Relationships and the Leave of Absence Program
(PTO, ADA, COBRA, FMLA, LTD, STD, return to work dates, and modified duty)
• Reporting, logging, and tracking Workers’ Compensation Cases
Information Management
• Analyzing Data and contributing HR Content to Presentations, Special Projects, Reports, Budgets, Executive Summaries, and Financial Statements
• Updating and publishing Toolkits, Employee Handbooks, Organizational and Vitality Charts, etc.
• Responding to Inquiries from Staff, Auditors, Legal Counsel, Federal and State Agencies, etc.
• Updating confidential information in paper files and electronic Records Management Systems
• Microsoft Office, QuickBooks, Social Media, Skype, Dropbox, Google Tools, etc.
Certified Educator, Instructor, and Group Facilitator
English Learning Center, Florida
March, 2003 – December, 2009
• Educational Presentations and Group Facilitation in Florida, Brazil, and Puerto Rico
• Submitting Instructional Design Documents and Recommendations for Training to Employers
(Analysis Summary, Business Need, Content, Performance Goals, Success Metrics, etc.)
• Selecting Curriculum, Resources, Supporting Activities, and Summative Evaluations
• Reporting enrollment, attendance, progress, and completion of Academic requirements
Probation Officer, Investigations Unit
Superior Court Services, Indiana
September, 1997 – March, 2003
• Interviewing Adults in court offices, jails, prisons, hospitals, and behavioral health facilities
• Evaluating an Individual’s background, character, and prior criminal behavior combined with
the Statutory Aggravating and Mitigating Factors relevant to the new Felony Conviction(s)
• Submitting Pre-Sentence Investigation Reports summarizing the facts and recommending
a legally appropriate period of incarceration to the Judge, Prosecutor, and Defense Attorney
Master of Science in Criminology, Indiana State University
Bachelor of Arts in Criminology (Minor in Spanish), Indiana State University
Certified Professional Educator, Florida Department of Education
Professional in Human Resources (PHR), Human Resources Certificate Institute
Human Resources Certified Professional (SHRM-CP), Society for Human Resources Management


  • Adaptable
  • Aligning HR Programs to meet business goals and Employee needs
  • and Negotiating
  • Collaborative Leadership
  • Communicating and developing Consultative Relationships based on trust
  • Conflict Management
  • Ethical
  • Problem Solving
  • Integration
  • Updated 12 months ago

To contact this candidate email efs3119@gmail.com

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