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Technical Recruiter


Job Description:

Activision Publishing (ATVI) is looking for a passionate and engaged technical recruiter with strong sourcing and account management skills. As a member of the tech recruiting team, this role will focus on hiring our top technical talent, serve as the primary point of contact for hiring managers, and have significant influence and impact over the delivery of recruiting services to our business. You will drive sourcing strategy, identify and recommend process improvements, and partner with team members in the execution of these critical components of talent acquisition. The ideal candidate must be able to successfully manage, prioritize and close searches against a tight timeline.

What You’ll Do

Partner closely with multiple hiring teams to build and execute effective sourcing, assessment, and closing of highly qualified candidates

Work closely with hiring managers to define and qualify requirements, create job descriptions and implement proactive recruiting strategies

Must be able to uniquely source passive candidates at all levels

Establish recruitment expertise and provide prescriptive recruitment support to internal partners

Partner effectively with recruiting team peers and cross- functional partners (compensation, HR, systems and operations teams, etc.)

Build and maintain network of potential candidates through pro- active market research and on- going relationship management

Comfortable leveraging data to influence hiring at all levels

Year One Success

Solid understanding of the Company and its business, industry, culture and key stakeholders

Understanding of or ability to independently research TA policies, tools and processes

Build strong relationships and trust with clients, team members and business partners

Leverage tools/data to help inform business of hiring progress


Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field of study

2+ years’ hands- on recruiting experience, preferably in- house at a high- tech or gaming company

Effective multi- tasking and time management skills

Able to work autonomously and with discretion

Highly polished, professional demeanor

Easily manage through ambiguity, shifting between priorities and projects seamlessly

Experience with managing multiple hiring managers in a complex matrixed environment

Excellent communication skills, with the ability to negotiate and navigate internal and external audiences


Passion for gaming

World- class passive sourcing skills

Experience using Workday Recruit and Eightfold

Activision Publishing is a global company committed to our employees. We offer generous benefits and perks with an eye on providing true work / life balance. We’ve worked hard to champion an intensely collaborative and creative environment, a diverse and inclusive employee culture, and training and opportunity for professional growth. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We are dedicated to creating the most epic entertainment experiences...ever. Join us!

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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