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Senior Technical Recruiter

V4P FEB19 111


HR & Business Support

Job Description:

We are on the lookout for Senior Tech Recruiters with a background in recruiting C++ and Java developers to join our EMEA Talent Acquisition team at King

The successful candidate will be responsible for the full end to end recruitment lifecycle across EMEA locations

Ideally you will thrive on a can- do attitude, not afraid to get completely involved and in return you will be working in an environment that will empower you to create new ideas, encourage you to think creatively and all with a great sense of humour and some great company benefits!

Technical recruitment experience is a must and a background from a Games studio would be advantageous

To be successful in this role you will need experience in the following:

  • Able to demonstrate a proactive ability to identify, map and engage with top talent.
  • Meet the demands of the business and to effectively develop a pipeline of key future talent.
  • You must have the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships at all levels with global teams
  • Work closely with hiring managers and provide SME data relevant to their roles
  • Remain “data accurate” with our ATS (WDR) and CRM tool (EightFold).
  • Actively promote and market our Employee Referral Programme after all - Great Talent Knows Outstanding Talent!
  • Experience in Talent Acquisition projects

Player Profile

Deep knowledge and experience in a full 360 recruitment lifecycle to include candidate sourcing, interviewing and evaluation and offer creation.

Ability to develop a large, diverse and technically qualified applicant pool - from multiple sources including direct sourcing, competitive information, web sites, referrals, advertising, networking, to name a few.

Should be able to handle various pressured situations and workload through proper work balance, prioritisation and delegation.

We offer free food and drink in our London office and have an on- site gym

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.
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HR & Business Support @ King

V4P FEB19 111

HR & Business Support

Creating a workplace where people feel like they belong and can do their best work takes focus, determination, and an open mind.

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