• Recruiter

    Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(1/27/2020 7:36 PM)
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  • Overview

    WildBrain Studios is looking for a Recruiter to join our team! You may have known us as DHX Media – we’ve recently changed our name to reflect our renewed commitment to pushing the creative and focusing on the artist experience. At WildBrain we create epic entertainment experiences for kids and family through industry leading animation. Join us and see what other great things are happening at WildBrain!


    The Role:

    The Recruiter will be responsible for both execution and support of strategic recruitment plans. The role requires someone with the proven ability to develop consultative relationships with clients and who is comfortable hiring for a wide variety of positions throughout our great organization.

    As a Recruiter, you will support the successful selection and hiring of the best talent to WildBrain Studios. You understand the animation industry, various artist disciplines and the production environment.




    • Act as a Recruitment SME providing advice to the business leaders on hiring needs, process, strategies and decisions
    • Conducts face to face and telephone interviews to validate essential skills and behaviors
    • Responsible for facilitating testing and engineering other forms of testing to validate skills
    • Builds and leverages relationships with diverse creative organizations and networks to attract and build talent pipelines and referral networks.
    • Lead in the sourcing and headhunting of critical creative positions
    • Accurately update all recruitment activities into the ATS.
    • Work closely with the HR Business partners on cross pollinating internal talent
    • Maximize the efficiency and timeliness of recruitment processes while demonstrating the highest level of quality of care and integrity to potential hires
    • Develop a thorough understanding of the market sector and ensure WildBrain’s competitiveness in recruiting 
    • Measure and track and report recruiting metrics (including new hire satisfaction) to HR team and hiring managers on the status of their job requisitions on a regular and ongoing basis
    • Represent WildBrain Studios at educational and career fairs, grad shows, and other various recruiting events
    • Understand and keep informed on best practice candidate sourcing and recruitment strategies, trends and technology



    • 2+ years of experience in recruitment specializing in Animation or closely related industry
    • Relentless and passionate about recruitment and finding the best talent
    • Proven track record in sourcing, professional networking and recruiting candidates
    • Demonstrated ability to put the needs of the hiring leaders first and be customer centric
    • Works well in a team but is also self-motivated, flexible, and able to work independently with minimal supervision
    • Ability to work a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends when necessary

    Preferred qualifications

    • Experienced with 3D and FX animation recruiting
    • 2D (Flash/Harmony) recruiting a huge plus but not necessary
    • Skilled in Boolean or Google searches
    • Skilled and comfortable with networking and cold calling

    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!



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