Talent Acquisition Specialist

May 03, 2019

Job Summary

The Talent Acquisition Specialist work closely with the team to effectively source and secure all staffing requirements for our Studio.


  • Full-cycle recruitment to include: job description development, job posting, sourcing, interviewing, reference checks and offer negotiation
  • Build and maintain network of potential candidates through pro-active market research (e.g. social platforms and professional networks), sourcing and on-going relationship management
  • Work closely with Talent Acquisition team to develop recruiting strategies to identify top talent
  • Participate in recruiting events and job fairs to represent Reel FX
  • Establish strong partnerships with hiring managers to ensure the correct candidates are being sourced for our open positions
  • Schedule and interview candidates.
  • Possess strong ability to screen and interview
  • Create reports, feedback and other information on applicants through the ATS
  • Communicate regularly with the team to get a clear view of company’s hiring needs and organizational goals
  • Build and maintain a strong employer brand with students, graduates, schools and universities.
  • Foster long-term relationships with past applicants and potential candidates
  • Develop and build a network of contacts within the industry
  • Act as a mentor to the talents acquisition team members


  • DEC, Bachelor’s (BA) degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Talent Acquisition Specialist through full lifecycle or similar role
  • Experience recruiting for an animation, VFX or gaming studio is a plus
  • Prior experience working with Applicant Tracking System (ATS)
  • Familiarity with Office applications, like Word and Excel, as well as popular social media platforms, such as Facebook and LinkedIn, are a must.· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Bilingual (French-English)
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload
  • Creative thinker and proactive problem solver
  • A positive, “can do” attitude

This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.Please note that Canadian citizens and Canadian permanent residents will be considered in priority.

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