Talent Acquisition Specialist

Job Locations CA-BC-Vancouver
Posted Date 1 month ago(9/23/2021 9:33 PM)
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WildBrain Studios is looking for a Talent Acquisition Specialist to join our Vancouver studio!


The employee experience doesn't start on your first day, it starts the moment you speak with someone on our team and we want to start that experience off in the best way possible! The Talent Acquisition team is made up of a group of super passionate, fun and caring individuals who support each other to achieve our goals as a team. While we deal with high volume and tight deadlines we also have fun and laugh everyday! If you are a natuaral networker, able to switch gears quickly and are excited about this amazing industry, we would love to hear from you!


Find a job that let’s your imagination run wild!

WildBrain Studios produces fan-favorite animation and award-winning content that kids and families love in every corner of the globe. We love what we do and it shows in the quality content we produce! Our custom-built Vancouver studio in beautiful British Columbia is a wonderful backdrop for our artists, but it doesn’t end there, we have employees working remotely across BC, Canada, and the world!  Our artist-centric culture means we invest in our people, we provide training and growth opportunities, a healthy work-life balance, and fun activities throughout the year to meet, mingle and get creative with your team. If you like what you are reading so far, well buckle up, we’re just getting started!




  • Full-cycle recruitment of top-tier talent for our Vancouver animation Studio
  • Partner with Artist Management team, Human Resources and Production to develop ongoing improvement of Talent Acquisition strategies and action plans
  • Participate in the implementation of a new ATS system 
  • Coordinate with Human Resources and our immigration consultants for any required work permit applications that are required for new hires
  • Build and leverage industry relationships to build talent pipelines and referral networks
  • Source and cultivate long term relationships with candidates across a variety of disciplines and skillsets
  • 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
  • Team up with Recruiting Management/Artist Management/Marketing team for ongoing community and Social Media initiatives driving attraction
  • Participate in Talent Acquisition initiatives that support our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion initiatives
  • Coordinate and participate in school engagement initiatives



  • Experience recruiting in high volume and creative industries
  • 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
  • Ability to manage changing priorities and a competitive job market with resilience 
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Passion for building relationships, building teams and finding great talent
  • Resourceful and creative, finding new ways to attract talent
  • Strong MS Office Suite skills


Why WildBrain?

We make sure to take care of all our hard-working Wild Brains by offering a comprehensive benefits package and a workplace culture that values our employees’ wellbeing.  Our staff enjoy RRSP matching, multi-tiered benefits so you can pick the coverage that’s best for you, free mental health resources, and additional perks like half-days in the summer, extra holidays in the winter and regular events to connect our teams virtually, and in-person.


In short – life is good on the Wild side!


Visit wildbrain.com/studios to learn more!


COVID-19 Update:

We are currently working virtually because of the COVID-19 pandemic. During this time our hiring teams are ready to support interviews via video conferencing, and we are enabling artists to work from home until the studio can reopen. We’d love to hear from you! #stayhomestaysafe!



" WildBrain Studio provides an atmosphere free from barriers to promote inclusion, equity and diversity. We demonstrate our commitment to this by providing a supportive work environment and a culture that welcomes and encourages equal opportunities for all employees. WildBrain Studio also accommodates people with disabilities throughout the selection process. Should you require accommodation, please let us know your requirements when contacted.”


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