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Talent Sourcer - Data Science (temporary)

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Talent Sourcer – Data Science (temporary)

Location: Remote, East Coast

 

Your Platform

Activision Blizzard plays a centralized role in the creation of epic entertainment by supporting our interactive gaming brands and studios with a diverse range of career opportunities across corporate functions such as Marketing, Creative, Human Resources, and Data Analytics. Located in our global headquarters in Santa Monica, we encompass equal parts agility, creativity and rigor to enhance the employee and player experience. To learn more, check us out at www.activisionblizzard.com or on Twitter at @ATVI_AB [twitter.com].

 

We're looking for a specialist Data Science Sourcer to join our Global Sourcing team. This is a contingent worker position for approx. 6 months, and will be staffed through Volt, a staffing and workforce management company. This role can be based remotely anywhere across the East Coast.

 

Your Mission

 

Priorities can often change in a fast- paced environment like ours, so this role includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:   

    • Partner closely and effectively with sourcing, recruiting and hiring teams to understand staffing needs and develop, build and execute sourcing strategy
    • Source, qualify and deliver highly qualified prospects using multiple tools and techniques for a variety of game development and corporate roles at all levels
    • Build talent pipelines and maintain network of prospects through proactive market research and ongoing relationship management and sourcing campaigns
    • Develop and deliver on industry event strategies in coordination with cross- functional partners (talent attraction, talent professionals and operations)

 

Player Profile

    • A minimum of 3+ years’ hands- on talent sourcing experience
    • Experience and insight into the gaming talent market
    • Experience sourcing Marketing, Data Science and Data Analytics talent is a plus!
    • Demonstrated ability to identify, attract and qualify candidates; strong eye for identifying creative talent and intuition for culture fit
    • Expert in cutting edge tools and sourcing techniques
    • Able to exercise independent judgment and discretion
    • Excellent organizational, analytical, written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; practices a collaborative approach

 

Our World

Activision Blizzard, Inc. (NASDAQ: ATVI), is one of the world's largest and most successful interactive entertainment companies and is at the intersection of media, technology and entertainment. We are home to some of the most beloved entertainment franchises including Call of Duty®, World of Warcraft®, Overwatch®, Diablo®, Candy Crush™ and Bubble Witch™. Our combined entertainment network delights hundreds of millions of monthly active users in 196 countries, making us the largest gaming network on the planet!

Our ability to build immersive and innovate worlds is only enhanced by diverse teams working in an inclusive environment.  We aspire to have a culture where everyone can thrive in order to connect and engage the world through epic entertainment. We provide a suite of benefits that promote physical, emotional and financial well- being for ‘Every World’ - we’ve got our employees covered!

The videogame industry and therefore our business is fast- paced and will continue to evolve. As such, the duties and responsibilities of this role may be changed as directed by the Company at any time to promote and support our business and relationships with industry partners.

Activision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

About King

King is a leading interactive entertainment company for the mobile world, with people all around the world playing one or more of our games, including franchises such as Candy Crush, Farm Heroes, Pet Rescue and Bubble Witch.
We have 249 million monthly active users as of fourth quarter 2019 across web, social and mobile platforms. King was acquired by Activision Blizzard Inc. (Nasdaq ATVI) in February 2016 and operates as an independent unit of the
company.

A Great Saga Needs All Sorts of Heroes

Making games is fun. Especially when you do it with people who share the same idea of what makes a good workplace great. We design games for everyone, no matter where they are or who they are, and we employ all sorts of people from all kinds of backgrounds to bring them to life. Truth is, we simply cannot expect diversity in our players and originality in our games without first nurturing it in our people. A great saga needs all sorts of heroes.

Making the World Playful

Making the World Playful is what inspires us to create new experiences and raise the bar. It’s what makes King a place where we can all dream bigger, continue to add innovation to our games, broadening the portfolio and exploring new territories in mid- core and casual. We take the art and science of gaming to the next level through our curiosity for the unexplored, passion for games, respect for each other and love for our players – and we’re not afraid to have fun along the way. In fact, together with our parent company Activision Blizzard and experts around the world, we believe having fun is good for you. There has never been a better time to join us. We're dreaming bigger and see a world of possibilities ahead. If you share our passion, our values, and our hunger to shape the future, join us in Making the World Playful!

Applications needs to be in English.
Discover King at careers.king.com

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