Senior Technical Recruiter

    • Oakland, CA

Life at Big Fish Games

Big Fish Games is an innovative developer and world-class publisher of a diverse portfolio of casual game franchises, including Big Fish Casino, Gummy Drop, Fairway Solitaire, Jackpot Magic Slots and Cooking Craze. Founded in 2002, we serve millions of players every day and are dedicated to providing players with the opportunity to play, connect, compete and discover anywhere and on any device. We are dedicated to enhancing life through exceptional play.

Our four core beliefs are what makes working at Big Fish Games unique. We believe in a work environment that:

  • Creates opportunities for impact
  • Shares a passion for challenge
  • Cultivates a spirit of creativity
  • Thrives through collaboration

 Summary and Mission 

We’re looking for a talented and well-networked Senior Recruiter who will support the growing needs of our Oakland-based Self Aware Games Studio as well as supporting continued needs based in our Seattle Corporate Office.  This individual will be responsible for recruiting cross-functional positions both technical and non-technical in scope.  If you are a thought-leader with strong experience in full-cycle, in-house recruitment, and a track record of sourcing hard-to-fill, passive talent, we’d be interested in speaking with you.  

Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Build trusted partnerships with hiring managers and provide consultative support to drive the recruiting process forward in a timely and efficient manner
  • Own requisitions across the entire recruiting lifecycle
  • Partner with HRBPs, Compensation and Finance to ensure Organization structure and talent gaps are being looked at and thoughtfully recruited against, positions are scoped correctly to align with the targeted level and compensation and that positions are budgeted and approved
  • Develop and build out innovative sourcing strategies to drive candidate pipelines including social media channels, events, meet-ups, and conferences
  • Work on special projects as needed

 This position requires the following skills and experience:

  • At least 5+ years of demonstrated successful recruiting experience in a high-growth environments; experience recruiting for a variety of positions at all levels
  • Experience managing a recruiting cycle from start to finish
  • Experience identifying, developing and maintaining a vast network of passive candidates
  • Ability to maintain continuous communication with candidates throughout the interview lifecycle and represent Big Fish in the most professional manner
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, ATS (Jobvite, Workday, etc.) and social media channels
  • Demonstrated success leveraging social media platforms to build pipeline
  • Gaming industry experience a plus

 You are:

  • Passionate about partnering with internal business units to truly understand the business in order to introduce the right talent into the mix
  • A talent advisor who adeptly builds strong relationships and trusted partnerships
  • A creative thinker with the ability to create and recommend next generation recruiting solutions
  • Keen on the right level of process and somewhat anal on follow through
  • A researching and sourcing Guru – you can dive in and find the hidden gem. You eat LinkedIn, Boolean searches and other sourcing channels for breakfast
  • Extremely well-organized with the ability to prioritize and adjust to business needs
  • An excellent communicator – both written and verbal
  • Curious and always dialed in to the latest and creates recruiting channels, trends and methods in the industry
  • Looking to be a part of a fun, fast-paced and hardworking team

Big Fish Games is an equal opportunity employer. We bring unique talents together to build something special that’s why we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace regardless of race, gender, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

This role is not eligible for any company sponsored immigration visas. 


Big Fish Games is an innovative developer and world-class publisher of a diverse portfolio of casual game franchises.

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