Recruiter - Start April 2020 - 18 month contract (Maternity Coverage)

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/19/2020 4:31 PM)
Job ID
2020-2673

Overview

WildBrain is looking for a Recruiter to join our Vancouver studio. WildBrain’s recruiting team is seeking a high-energy, values driven Recruiter whose passions are; people, process and pioneering ongoing improvement in a creative environment. You excel at self-directed priorities and thrive working in ambiguity with fast-changing project schedules. As the front-line representative of the studio you have exceptional customer service skills and proven ability to develop consultative relationships with internal teams.

 

As a Recruiter, you will support the successful selection and hiring of the best talent with an emphasis on 2D Artists for immediate roles while building a long-term talent pipeline for future teams.  
 
Ready to be challenged to do the best work of your career? We'd love to hear from you and why you think you’re the best candidate for this role. 
 

 

WildBrain VANCOUVER is HIRING! The Covid-19 has changed the way we work and slowed us a bit but we are hiring and posting current and future opportunities daily. Please continue to check our job board, apply online and follow us on our social media for ongoing updates. 

Responsibilities

  • 360 recruitment of top-tier talent for our Studio with an emphasis on 2D Artists; concept, storyboards, background; designers, clean up, colour and layout artists, animators, FX, lighting/comp, etc. 
  • Partner with Artist Management team, Human Resources and Production to develop ongoing improvement of recruitment strategies and action plans 
  • Coordinate and follow up online testing of candidates to validate skills with Recruiting Coordinator 
  • Coordinate with Human Resources/Recruiting Coordinate candidate details including work permits, resume, references etc. 
  • Build and leverage industry relationships to build talent pipelines and referral networks. 
  • Source and cultivate long term relationships with key industry creatives 
  • Create, update and maintain all candidate activities/notes in applicant tracking system 
  • Regularly communicate with hiring managers and all stakeholders on the search and candidate status updates. 
  • Advise and recommend interview techniques, candidate selection, compensation and market trends 
  • Represent WildBrain Studios at educational events, career fairs, grad shows, and other various recruiting events 
  • Team up with Recruiting Management/Artist Management/Marketing team for ongoing community and social media engagement 

Qualifications

  • 1+ years of experience in recruitment emphasis in 2D Animation, 3D Animation, TV VFX/Series or closely related industry. 
  • Proven track record to evaluate candidate art work, technical qualifications 
  • Knowledge of traditional animation, CG Animation and/or Visual Effect production 
  • Strong MS Office Suite skills 
  • Outstanding customer service skills and ability to develop/foster relationships with internal and external stakeholders 
  • Ability to re-define and execute on new processes and workflows in a fast-changing environment. 
  • Excellent time management with ability to work independently 

Bonus:
 

  • Artistic background with an understanding of balance, colour, animation etc. 
  • 2D Animation recruitment experience. (Flash/Photoshop/Harmony) 
  • Out of the box thinking for networking/outreach via networks, meet ups etc. 

 

Why WildBrain?

 

At WildBrain Studios 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. Aside from awesome projects and partners, WildBrain puts our people first, here are just a few of the ways:  

  • Great benefits that make employees feel truly valued including a customizable extended health and dental plan 
  • Generous RRSP matching 
  • Bonus time off 
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, please note you must be legally entitled to work in Canada and prepared to provide current Canadian and Provincial residency information.

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