Entertainment One

Technical Recruiter, contract

CA-ON-Toronto
2 weeks ago
# of Openings
1
Category
Secret Location
Type
Fixed Term Full-Time

About Entertainment One

Entertainment One Ltd. (LSE:ETO) is a global independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. The Company’s diversified expertise spans across film, television and music production and sales, family programming, merchandising and licensing, and digital content. Through its global reach and expansive scale, powered by deep local market knowledge, the Company delivers the best content to the world.

About Secret Location, an Entertainment One Company 
Launched in 2009 and acquired by Entertainment One (eOne) in 2016, Secret Location combines cutting-edge technology with traditional storytelling to create digitally accelerated experiences for the web, mobile, tablet, and new platforms like Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR). It is the first company in the world to win a Primetime Emmy® Award for a Virtual Reality project and the creator of the first original serialized VR narrative.

 

Responsibilities

  • Building a pipeline of top local and international passive and active technical talent through researching, sourcing and networking.
  • Recruit talent for project based work
  • Maintaining and updating a master database of previously successful candidates.
  • Effectively managing a high volume of roles and candidates throughout the region, full-cycle, with minimal direction.
  • Working strategically with hiring manager and/or Producer to make decisions and evaluate talent, autonomously problem-solve candidate scenarios as they come up.
  • Contacting and engaging candidates, managing their experience throughout the process
  • Qualifying candidates for technical and cultural fit
  • Managing and driving full recruitment process including interview, feedback and offer process
  • Staying abreast of relevant news in the product, VR, live action and tech startup space
  • Managing multiple candidate channels including advertising and other recruiting campaigns
  • Attending industry events and actively making contacts
  • Administering development tests, ensuring a benchmark and standard are adhered to
  • Minimizing amount of time required to interview by technical staff
  • Collecting feedback from existing contractors
  • Negotiating favourable contract rates

Key Competencies

  • Bachelor's+ degree.
  • Experience within technical recruitment is essential, with a focus on developers
  • Gaming industry and VR experience is preferable.
  • Firm understanding of different development and animation softwares and gaming engines
  • Creativity in sourcing for technical candidates through multiple channels, in particular, social media, participating in industry networking events and creative/tech meetups.
  • 360 in sourcing and recruiting for live action, content development, engineering, product management, mobile gaming and applications
  • Track record for successfully identifying and qualifying exceptional technical candidates
  • In-house and agency recruiting experience a plus
  • Passion/interest and understanding of new technology

 

 

We thank everyone for their interest but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

We are committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.