Technical Recruiter

Pocket Gems, a mobile entertainment company based in San Francisco, is continuously breaking new ground on smartphones and tablets by building graphically rich games, developing fun new genres of entertainment and creating innovative technologies. Launched in 2009, the company has grown to over 200 employees and their games have been downloaded over 250 million times globally.  One of our most recent successes, Episode, is a storytelling platform for the 2 billion mobile users around the world that allows user generated animated stories to be created by any author via our online portal. Since launching in 2014, we’ve had over 2 billion chapters read and 4 million writer sign-ups on our platform.

We are seeking a full-time Technical Recruiter to collaborate with engineering leadership including our CTO and co-founder to develop our recruiting strategy and execute on recruiting plans for our engineering team.

What you will do:

  • Manage the full cycle recruitment process from sourcing through on-site interviewing, negotiating offers, and closing candidates with the assistance of a recruiting coordinator
  • Develop and execute on sourcing strategies that build strong pipelines of top-tier candidates
  • Successfully manage searches against a timeline and understand how to prioritize in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
  • Focus on continuous process improvement to ensure a positive candidate and hiring manager experience
  • Maintain strong partnerships with business leaders by delivering on commitments and demonstrating a high level of customer service on all hiring initiatives

What we’re looking for:

  • 5+ years of proven, hands-on experience, sourcing and recruiting senior engineering talent
  • A self-starter that’s committed to creative problem solving and getting things done
  • Proven experience in direct sourcing and partnering with sourcing support
  • Experience building and driving a variety of talent sourcing initiatives
  • Ability to connect and effectively communicate with people of all levels
  • Deliver an awesome candidate experience at each stage of our process by sharing insights into our culture, mission and challenges.
  • Experience with Greenhouse (applicant tracking system) a plus

Pocket Gems offers top-notch benefits, including a Premiere PPO health plan. We cover 100% of the cost of employees’ Medical, Dental and Vision premiums (and 75% of the cost for their dependents), as well as short and long-term disability, and life insurance. We also offer flex spending & dependent care accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits and a 401(k) plan. Pocket Gems is located in beautiful downtown San Francisco, one block North of the Montgomery Street BART station.

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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