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Talent Sourcer


Job Description:

Talent Sourcer – Art & Animation

The sourcing team are looking for a passionate and experienced Talent Sourcer to support our Art & Animation team with strong communication and collaboration skills. As a member of the talent sourcing team, this role will focus on sourcing for top creative talent across game development organizations and will have significant influence and impact across the business. You will drive sourcing strategy, identify market trends, procure competitive intelligence, and partner with team members in the execution of these critical components. The ideal candidate must be self- driven and able to successfully prioritize a book of critical open roles and pipelines.     
Your Mission

  • Partner closely and effectively with sourcing, recruiting and hiring teams to develop, build and execute effective sourcing strategy for game art and animation teams

  • Ability to source and deliver highly qualified prospects using multiple tools and techniques for a variety of roles at all levels

  • Build talent pipelines and maintain network of prospects through proactive market research and ongoing relationship management and sourcing campaigns

  • Partner closely with cross- functional partners (talent attraction, compensation, HR, systems and operations teams, etc.)

  • Develop and deliver on industry event strategies

  • Maintain accurate and thorough documentation via the company’s CRM

Player Profile

Minimum Requirements:

  • Experience in hands- on talent sourcing in the creative space

  • Expert in cutting edge tools/sourcing techniques

  • Expertise and insight into the gaming talent market

  • Demonstrated communication and collaboration skills

  • Able to exercise independent judgment and discretion

  • Strong eye for creative talent and intuition for culture fit

  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field of study or equivalent work experience

Extra Points

  • Passion for gaming

  • Experience using Eightfold or other CRMs

  • PC/Console Game, Mobile Game industry experience preferred

About King

King is the game developer behind the world- famous Candy Crush franchise, as well as mobile game hits including Farm Heroes, Bubble Witch and Pet Rescue. Candy Crush is the top- grossing franchise in US app stores, a position it has held for the last two years, and King’s games are being played by 255 million monthly active users as of Q2 2021. King, which is part of the Activision Blizzard group since its acquisition in 2016, employs nearly 2,000 people in game studios in Stockholm, Malmö, London, Barcelona and Berlin, and offices in San Francisco, New York, and Malta.

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.
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