Senior Recruiter
Vicarious Visions - Albany, NY

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Activision Publishing is seeking a full life-cycle temporary Senior Recruiter to support the Vicarious Visions studio, located in Albany, NY. As a recruiter within the Activision Blizzard umbrella, you will partner with some of the industry's premier gaming and business leaders. In addition to having the responsibility of working independently to support the Vicarious Visions studio, you will have the back-end support of one of the most experienced (and simply fun) recruiting teams in the entire gaming business.

Provide recruitment strategy/efforts to assigned clients by anticipating, understanding and meeting clients' needs; and developing/delivering creative, efficient and effective sourcing and recruitment campaigns
Provide advice and coaching to hiring managers throughout the recruitment process
Use combination of recruiting techniques to creatively evaluate, network, and hire top of class candidates
Act as advocate for both clients and candidates throughout hiring process, establish regular touch points and be diligent with follow through
Extend offers, close candidates, and document results to further improve candidate close rate
Work closely with Compensation team and HR Generalists
Bring class and panache to the job, make your work & sense of urgency seem easy
Provide creative methods of building prospect pools

A minimum of 3-4 years of proven recruiting experience; experience should be client side.
Strong leadership qualities with the ability to establish priorities
Demonstrates strategic agility, systematic thinking, ability to see the big picture and the capacity to solve problems effectively
Strong interpersonal skills with an emphasis on building partnerships and strong candidate pools
Ability to influence business results through persuasion, negotiation, use of ideas and personal presence
Works effectively with all levels of management
Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and maturity
Strong organizational/project management skills
Excellent written/oral skills
Strong computer proficiency
Proven success with high volume recruitment and delivering superior customer service
General knowledge of compensation and benefits
Game industry experience at the studio level is a plus
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