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Senior Recruiter - Studios


Job Description:

Job Title:              Senior Talent Professional (Recruiter)

Department:        Talent Acquisition

Location:              Barcelona, Spain

Your Platform

Digital Legends is an Activision independent Studio based in Barcelona, formed by industry veterans and emerging talent who are focused on delivering a AAA gaming experience to mobile devices. Since it was founded back in 2001, the studio has been a pioneer in mobile game development. It has a long, established history as a leading mobile development studio with a number of high- quality mobile titles.


Your Mission 

We’re looking for a Senior Talent Professional (Recruiter) to join our team at Digital Legends. This is an exciting opportunity to partner closely with senior leaders within the newest Activision Studio while flexing your recruiting muscles across several disciplines including Engineering, Design and Production.

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

  • Manage the end- to- end recruiting process including partnering with recruitment coordinators and talent sourcers to find, attract, assess, and hire for all open roles

  • Collaborate with hiring managers to understand their team’s talent needs, develop a tailored  sourcing strategy, and advise on how to assess and hire top talent

  • Source and build pipelines of qualified candidates using all available systems and tools

  • Serve up a high- touch candidate experience from first outreach through a new hire’s first 90 days with timely communication and a diligent follow- through

  • Facilitate interview process, hiring decisions, and offer negotiations

  • Partner with HR to support new hire onboarding tasks including employment contracts, visa documentation, orientation, onboarding paperwork and other related projects.

  • Help ensure recruiting data integrity by utilizing our ATS (Workday Recruit) in an optimal way

  • Utilize data and analytics to drive decision- making with partners

  • Partner with University Relations and Executive Recruiting as needed

  • Work with SMEs in systems, assessment, analytics, talent attraction, and talent planning to level up your broader skills and knowledgebase

  • Develop unique recruiting strategies to fill high priority roles

  • Keep a keen eye towards diversity and influence hiring initiatives to ensure we’re delivering a diverse slate of candidates.

  • Focus on proactive sourcing and networking for passive candidate engagement.

  • Use data to track and monitor progress and adjust course as necessary

  • Partner closely with hiring managers to craft compelling job descriptions, strong interview panels and champion recruiting process improvements

  • Build broad market knowledge of the mobile and AAA gaming space to understand trends and the hiring/retention of top talent.

Player Profile

  • Extensive experience of full cycle recruiting with evidence of in- house experience working in a fast- paced environment.

  • Gaming industry experience is a plus, but not required. 

  • Prior agency recruiting experience a plus

  • Process driven and proven ability to navigate ambiguity and solve challenging problems.

  • High attention to detail, team- oriented and ability to contribute to an inclusive work environment.

  • Ability to pick up new ATS systems, tools and technology (e.g. Workday Recruit, Eightfold, etc).


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 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 245 million monthly active users as of Q3 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!

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