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Monolith Productions

Kirkland, Washington - United States
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Talent Sourcer

Description

WB Games is looking for a passionate and experienced Talent Sourcer with very strong sourcing and account management skills. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience sourcing across a variety of disciplines with a strong concentration in video games. Responsibilities includes heavy sourcing of candidates and managing requisitions across multiple disciplines including production, art/animation, engineering and design. Sourcing will be for both Kirkland-based Monolith Productions and Chicago-based NetherRealm Studios. The position may be based in Kirkland, WA or Burbank, CA.

Responsibilities

  • Position is responsible for sourcing of a high volume of positions, which includes identifying and presenting top qualified candidates to hiring managers.
  • Significant sourcing time through LinkedIn, networks, etc.
  • Promote and maintain positive candidate relations while maintaining professional and courteous candidate communication.
  • Effective efforts will be conducted through direct sourcing, industry networking, internet, resume database, employee referrals and appropriate trade and industry organizations.
  • Develops, determines and executes sourcing strategies and processes for searches through successful completion.
  • Builds and develops external relationships with talent at all levels within industry.
  • Complies with established processes including interviewing candidates face-to-face, conducting effective kick-off meetings, editing job descriptions, etc.
  • Tracks metric hiring statistics including distributing weekly status reports to hiring managers and HR.
  • Updates Brass Ring on a timely basis to ensure accurate metrics reporting on time-to- fill, applicant flow and source of hire.
  • Develops proactive sourcing strategies in close collaboration with HR Rep.
  • Assists in development of methods to improve procedures.
  • Assists in development of techniques to improve candidate satisfaction and quality of service.
Qualifications
  • Approximately 5-8 years of in-house experience in high volume candidate sourcing required, at least 3 in games.
  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred.
  • Outgoing, calm, focused, results-oriented, self-motivated, professional.
  • Exceptional diplomacy and strong interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and writing).
  • Able to spend up to 90% of time sourcing candidates.
  • Able to work well with coworkers and effectively in a team environment but also able to work independently, prioritize and handle pressure.
  • Organized, detail oriented and demonstrated ability to manage high volume of requisitions/candidates.
  • Discreet, able to handle confidential information.
  • Able to edit job descriptions.
  • Able to target and source potential candidates for searches.
  • Able to analyze resumes and determine appropriate matches for vacancies.
  • Stays abreast of market trends and tracks the competition.
  • Knowledge of Affirmative Action and EEO guidelines on employee selection and employee relations issues relative to the recruitment process.
  • Strong working knowledge with a company-wide ATS, Office Professional, especially Excel. Able to learn new computer skills as required.

The Warner Bros. Entertainment Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer and considers all candidates for employment regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, marital status, military or veteran's status (including protected veterans, as may be required by federal law), sexual orientation, gender identity or any other category protected by law.