Remote: Canada West | Vancouver

Senior Recruiter (Contract)

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Hothead Games, founded in 2006, is an award-winning game development studio and publisher. Our purpose is to engage players around the world and create the best games which stand the test of time. We encourage autonomy and creative freedom, and together we define our destiny. Welcome to our world.

The role:

As one of Canada's 50 Best Workplaces, Hothead Games is seeking a Senior Recruiter to help hire more inspiring Hotheads to join our award-winning game teams. This role is perfect for someone who is self-directed, highly organized and passionate about providing red-carpet service to our employees and candidates.

If you are looking for an exciting and challenging opportunity that will provide you with a great learning experience and will give you a chance to shine, this might be what you are looking for!

Duration: 6-month full-time contract with possibility of extension.

Location: Remote across Canada OR the option to work from our studio (if located in Vancouver).

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage full-cycle recruitment activities, ensuring a positive candidate experience,
  • Work with HR, the Executive Team and clients to stay on top of hiring needs and fill top priority roles.
  • Be a partner, advisor, and expert to hiring managers and leadership for all things related to recruiting.
  • Identify opportunities to improve our processes and candidate experience.
  • Use Market Intelligence to guide Hiring Managers on hard-to-fill roles.
  • Review and update job descriptions as needed.
  • Ad hoc duties as required.

What You'll Bring:

  • 3+ years of recruitment experience in a tech environment.
  • Experience with applicant tracking systems.
  • Adequate understanding of the current talent market to meet complex hiring needs in creative ways.
  • Ability to work in a team environment while also working independently.
  • Excellent communicator verbally, non-verbally and written.
  • Attention to detail in every way.
  • Very organized!  Show us you can handle multiple things coming your way.
  • Proficient in MS Office / Google Docs.
  • Familiarity with relevant Canadian Employment Law.
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.

At Hothead Games, we strive to maintain a healthy workplace during the Covid-19 pandemic - and beyond. The successful candidate must be comfortable working at home, and have functional and private space available for work hours. Compensation includes competitive salary, vacation, RRSP matching, company stock options and extended health coverage.

At Hothead Games, we are an Equal Opportunity employer and we value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. We strive to build and grow our team that fosters variety in backgrounds, perspectives, experiences and skills. We embrace inclusiveness in our workplace, so we can utilize each person’s talents and strengths to make great games. If you are seeking an awesome new challenge with a fun and engaging team, we invite you to apply and talk about the possibilities of beginning a rewarding new chapter of your career.