• Studio Outreach and Recruiting Specialist

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/25/2019 11:24 AM)
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  • Overview

    The Role


    The Studio Outreach and Recruiting Specialist will be responsible for university relations and events organization for our Vancouver Studio, including graduate and trade shows, as well as recruitment and sourcing of candidates.


    You will get to:

    • Build and leverage relationships with diverse creative organizations and networks to attract and build talent pipelines and referral networks.
    • Develop a thorough understanding of the market and ensure WildBrain’s competitiveness in attracting top talent
    • Develop and maintain relationships with educational institutions across Canada and internationally
    • Organize recruiting events and represent WildBrain Studios at educational and career fairs, grad shows, and other various recruiting events
    • Foster relationships with key students throughout their education and into the industry.
    • Collaborate with Director on internal studio opportunities for training and development of artists
    • Actively source candidates, building effective networks and relationships to maintain a strong candidate pool
    • Manage the full cycle recruitment process, ensuring quick turnaround and a positive and professional experience for all applicants
    • Coordinate and conduct phone and in-person interviews with candidates of varying seniority
    • Follow up and communicate in a timely manner with candidates throughout the recruitment process
    • Ensure compliance with hiring policies, practices and company values;
    • Ensure a high-quality candidate experience throughout the recruitment process
    • Understand and keep informed on best practice candidate sourcing and recruitment strategies, trends and technology
    • Build relationships with producers and artist managers to define hiring needs, manage expectations, and communicate updates


    You will be a great fit if you have…

    • 5 + years of experience as a Recruiter in Animation or VFX industries
    • Strong organizational skills with a high attention to detail and accuracy
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision while setting priorities and adapting to multiple demands
    • Discretion in handling confidential matters and employee information
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to work well with all levels of management and staff
    • Skilled and comfortable with cold calling
    • Excellent networking skills and drive

    Specific skills we would love to see..

    • Knowledge of animation or VFX industry is an must
    • Experience with Flash/Harmony animation – recruiting, artist management or artist experience a bonus

    Why work at WildBrain Studios?


    At WildBrain Studios, we have awesome benefits/perks and facilities to keep you engaged, committed, and creative. We pride ourselves on our work/life balance, offer events and opportunities for socializing, exercising, and spaces to relax and recharge. Our Vancouver studio is a 75,000-square-foot space where imagination can run wild. Did we mention our studio is also dog-friendly?


    For us, quality, creativity and fun go hand in hand! Our teams dig into a diverse range of projects – from preschool and comedy to action-adventure, and work with international partners such as Apple, Netflix, LEGO, DreamWorks, BBC, Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and more. We produce high quality Flash, Harmony, and Maya animated series, including Snoopy in Space, Carmen Sandiego, Go, dog. Go!, LEGO Ninjago, Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs, Blaze and the Monster Machines, The Mr. Peabody & Sherman Show, Fireman Sam, The Deep and more.


    WildBrain is dedicated to creating entertainment content that inspires, entertains and connects kids and families around the world. With some of Canada’s top creative talents, our studio is bursting with energy. If you’re looking for a fun and challenging job and to work alongside some of the industry’s best, a career at WildBrain is right for you!


    THANK YOU to all those who express interest in being a part of the WildBrain Studios team. Unfortunately, due to the volume of applications we receive, we may be unable to reply to all applicants. If we feel that you may be a good match for one of our current openings you will be contacted. WildBrain will accommodate people with disabilities throughout the recruitment and selection process. Applicants are encouraged to make their needs known in advance if accommodation is required.


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