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As a Jr. Recruiter & Talent Development Associate you will be expected to source, identify and attract top talent for current openings as well as develop long-term relationships for future hiring needs. We are looking for someone who is a team player, can roll up their sleeves and work in a fast paced environment. We do more then just recruit - we build relationships, talent and our brand across our studio, the animation industry and schools.
Use creative and unique sourcing techniques to find candidates
Develop, track and continue long-term relationships with candidates for current and future opportunities
Review reels and portfolios for any/all disciplines within the feature animation pipeline.
Conduct in-depth interviews in order to make recommendations on best-qualified candidates
Partner closely with hiring managers to identify candidates with the right skill set & artistic or technical discipline needed for specific roles
Negotiate and close candidates for assigned requisitions
Suggest creative ideas, strategies, projects and events related to recruitment and talent development.
Travel to schools, conference and events as needed. Act as a studio ambassador, conduct presentations, review reels/portfolios and give constructive feedback when applicable.
Establish and build relationships with top animation schools.
Support logistics for internal and external events and studio initiatives.
Make offers to all Intern candidates and support logistics for internship program
Support and partner with HR on New Hires including conducting New Hire Orientation when needed
Education and/or Experience Required:
Bachelor degree in a related field or equivalent experience.
2+ years successful animation or games recruiting experience, animation or games production management experience or similar.
Knowledge of the feature animation pipeline a plus
Full-cycle recruiting experience a plus
Skills, Abilities, special Licenses or Certificate:
Strong verbal and written communications skills
Strong organizational skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Passion for art and technology
Collaborator and team player
Strong creative problem solving skills
Working Conditions and Environment/Physical Demands:
Flexible working hours and the ability to work Overtime, as necessary
Ability to travel as needed for industry events, recruiting opportunities or school outreach trips
Office working environment
Approximately 75% of time spent working on a Computer.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.