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Talent Sourcer

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Job Description:

Activision Blizzard is on the hunt for a razor- sharp Talent Sourcer to identify and engage top engineering and studio talent for our company. As a Talent Sourcer you will take on the initial contact and pipelining of talent and manage candidates up to the interview process with our various US locations. You will communicate intelligently with your sourced candidates, persuade them to engage and interview within the Studio world at Activision Blizzard, and then liaise with Hiring Managers and the Recruiting Team alike to maximize their candidate experience.

We’re seeking a passionate and experienced Talent Sourcer with a with exceptional communication and collaboration skills. As a member of the talent sourcing team, this role will focus on sourcing for top talent within the organization and will have significant influence and impact across the studios.

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 critical open roles and pipelines.

Covid- 19 Hiring Update: 

We’ve transitioned to a work- from- home model and we’re continuing to interview and hire during this time.  This role is expected to begin as a remote position. We understand each person’s circumstances may be unique and will work with you to explore possible interim options. 

What You’ll Do 

  • 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 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)

Requirements 

  • A minimum of 3+ years’ hands- on talent sourcing experience in engineering and studio space
  • Experience and insight into the gaming talent market
  • 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
  • Bachelor’s degree in an applicable field of study or equivalent work experience

Advantages 

  • Passion for gaming
  • Experience using CRMs
  • PC/Console Game, Mobile Game industry experience preferred

Activision Blizzard 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!

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

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