Talent Sourcer

Blizzard Entertainment
Santa Monica California 90405 United States of America
28 days ago

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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)


  • 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


  • 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!

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