Senior Technical Recruiter

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What Pocketgems is looking for in applicants

Pocket Gems seeks to build the greatest mobile games and most compelling interactive entertainment in the world. That’s the mission our founders began with, in an apartment above a pizza shop back in 2009, and it continues to inspire us today. Since then, we’ve grown to over 200 people headquartered in San Francisco, and with $155 million in backing from Sequoia Capital and Tencent, we’re constantly breaking new ground in mobile entertainment.

Our products have been downloaded over 500 million times by players around the world and have grossed over $1 billion in revenue. We continue to release brand new content for Episode, a mobile storytelling network and platform, and War Dragons, a visually stunning 3D real-time strategy game. 

As our community of players continues to grow, we’re committed to building diverse and inclusive environments across our teams, and in our games.

As a  Senior Technical Recruiter, you will partner with Engineering leadership across all game teams to manage and execute on hiring strategies. You will create and oversee a thoughtful partnership and growth effort. This is a high impact role where you’ll own full-cycle recruiting, drive and execute sourcing strategies, and deliver on strategic initiatives. Our ideal teammate is someone who: cares deeply about our team, candidates, and hiring partners, acts inclusively by recognizing their own biases and being open-minded, and takes ownership in being proactive and accountable. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Partner with the Engineering team to drive full life-cycle recruiting processes
  • Identify and engage candidates against high priority senior roles while providing an excellent candidate experience from first touch through offer stages
  • Utilize a data-driven approach and share your insights to drive hiring decisions, deep search strategies and messaging campaigns 
  • Proactively identify gaps to continually worked towards an inclusive and thoughtful interview process
  • Support our rising team members through mentorship and guidance
  • Maintain a strong acumen of the talent market, trends, and competitive landscape to drive strategies

What You Bring to the Recruiting Team:

  • 5+ years experience (at minimum 3 years as an in-house tech recruiter)
  • Ability to drive and lead discussions and act as a partner to Engineers and hiring managers
  • Proven track record of being able to source and hire senior Engineers
  • Ability to create and interpret metrics to drive decisions
  • Ability to shift focus and priorities, iterating quickly to do the best thing for our candidates and our team
  • Experience managing and prioritizing multiple searches, projects and relationships
  • Ability to execute recruiting strategies, including candidate management, diversity sourcing, and process management
  • Ability to balance insights with creativity and iteration to continually strive for an improved and inclusive process
  • Strong communication and detail oriented 
  • Bachelor’s degree required 

Extra Gems for:

  • Experience in a startup environment or gaming/entertainment industry
  • Experience using recruiting platforms such as Gem and Greenhouse 

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At Pocket Gems, we're building teams that value originality, inclusivity, and accountability -- and we hope to engage with talent based on these and other core values. We also offer competitive perks, such as flexible vacation, 401k matching, and a generous benefits package, 

Pocket Gems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, marital status or any legally protected status. 
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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