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Blizzard – Diablo – Senior Art Recruiter

Activision Blizzard, Inc.

This is a Contract position in San Diego, CA posted September 27, 2022.

Job Title:Blizzard
– Diablo
– Senior Art RecruiterRequisition ID:R013945Job Description:Your PlatformActivision Blizzard plays a centralized role in the creation of epic entertainment by supporting our interactive gaming brands and studios with a diverse range of career opportunities across corporate functions such as Marketing, Communications, Legal, Human Resources, Finance and Supply Chain.

Located in our global headquarters in Santa Monica, we encompass equal parts agility, creativity and rigor to enhance the employee and player experience.

To learn more, check us out at or on Twitter at ATVI_AB.Your MissionBlizzard is seeking a passionate and senior level artistic recruiter with strong sourcing and account management skills to help fill high volume staffing across our Blizzard game development teams.

As a member of the art & animation recruiting team, your role will focus not only on hiring our top artistic talent (VFX, Lighting, Concept, Character Modelers, Art Directors, and some additional production TD staff etc.), but also collaborating closely with artistic leaders, mentoring, and developing other recruiters and leading and driving performance management and reporting.

You will partner closely with your recruiting manager to help develop a recruitment strategy, identify, and recommend process improvements, and partner with team members in the execution of these critical components of talent acquisition.

You’ll be able to successfully manage, prioritize and close searches against a tight timeline while working closely with director level leadership to help influence Blizzard’s efforts towards attracting and hiring hard-to-find creative talent.

ResponsibilitiesPartner closely with hiring teams and leaders to build and execute effective sourcing, assessment, and closing of highly qualified candidatesMust be able to uniquely source passive candidatesComfortable leveraging data to influence hiring at all levelsStaff for temporary, contract and full-time employment positionsPartner effectively with recruiting team peers and cross-functional partners (sourcing, compensation, HR, systems and operations teams, etc.)Build and maintain network of potential candidates through proactive market research and on-going relationship managementBuild strong relationships with art schools for temp/project-based staffingPotentially attend/participate in industry conferences to hire top talent and continue to build the Blizzard employee brand (i.e., Siggraph, CTN, Lightbox, GDC, BlizzCon etc.)Requirements7 years of hands-on full cycle art and animation recruiting experience at an entertainment companyA BFA or MFA in studio arts or animation can make up for some years of art and animation recruiting experience.Comfortable connecting with, and presenting to people of all levelsSolid multi-tasking and prioritization skillsAble to work autonomously and with discretionEasily manage through ambiguity, shifting between priorities and projects seamlesslyExcellent communication skills, with the ability to negotiate and navigate internal and external audiencesPlusesPassion for gaming, animation and/or entertainmentWorld-class passive sourcing skillsPrior experience using Workday Recruit (ATS) and Eightfold (CRM)Blizzard Entertainment is a global company committed to our employees.

We offer benefits and perks to contract employees 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.

Our people are everything.

Our core values are real, and our mission has never changed.

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 experiencesever.

Join us