Playground Games is looking to grow the Recruitment Team with the addition
of a skilled and experienced video games industry Senior Recruiter on a
As a first-party Xbox Game Studio, we are passionate about making genre-
defining games that are accessible, beautiful, and, most of all, fun.
About the role:
As Senior Recruiter, you will join a busy team owning the end-to-end
recruitment process from taking briefings through to closing the req. You will
support our Recruitment Lead to deliver company's ambitious expansion plans by
working with the Design and Productions teams across two exciting Game teams,
who build some of the most exciting titles on Xbox, Forza Horizon and Fable.
This is a 12-month contract role based at our state-of-the-art facilities in
Royal Leamington Spa, with a hybrid work model in place, we are in the studio
at least 3 days per week.
What you'll do:
Manage the full recruiting lifecycle across a variety of open roles,
helping managers find, hire, and retain quality candidates
Work closely with hiring managers and business leaders to across Design
and Production department leaders throughout the recruitment process
Maintain effective interview process, gather all relevant information from
candidates, ensuring feedback is available in a timely manner
Plan and prioritise workload, keeping on top of interviews, coordinating
effectively with hiring managers and candidates
Remain active with job boards, social networks, and any platforms for
finding quality candidates, help create and post job descriptions and
social media announcements
Partner with the HR, Recruitment team and senior managers to design,
improve and implement innovative recruitment activities
Represent Playground Games at industry events
Be a strong champion of diversity hiring strategies, develop processes to
identify top talent in underrepresented groups.
What you'll bring:
Recruitment experience within the video games industry, either in-house or
agency ideally specialising in Design & Production
Examples of exceptional communication and coaching skills, expertise in
supporting managers to make good hiring decisions.
Strong knowledge of database management, and internet search methods
Familiarity with job boards and tools used across the industry to target
High attention to details
Effective communication skills
A passion for recruitment and video games
This is a fantastic opportunity to make world-class games with an established,
talented, and collaborative team at one of the industry's most exciting first-
party game studios.
Playground Games is an equal opportunities studio and encourages candidates of
all backgrounds to apply.
If you require any reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, please
contact us on [email protected]