Talent Acquisition Specialist

VFX and Entertainment Industry - Access to State-of-the-Art Technology - Varied Projects

City of London
Employment Type
Salary on application

Do you have recruitment experience, and are you seeking a new job in London? Skillsearch is helping a global leader in volumetric and virtual production find a full-time Talent Acquisition Specialist, and the role comes with an attractive salary and benefits package. 

The successful candidate will work alongside the HR Manager and HR & Recruitment Coordinator to support current and future business growth plans within the VFX/entertainment industry, gaining the autonomy to make a personal impact on the core recruitment function. 

In a typical week, you will be working in the following areas: 

  • Partnering with hiring managers to understand core vacancy requirements, advising on the best advertising strategy, and creating suitable job descriptions/advertisements 
  • Maintaining the Applicant Tracking System to ensure all positions are suitably advertised on the appropriate platforms and candidates are kept informed on the status of their applications 
  • Proactively sourcing and headhunting candidates for current and future talent pools via LinkedIn, networking events and other creative avenues 
  • Managing the full candidate interview process (phone screening, drafting interview questions, facilitating and hosting interviews alongside hiring managers). 

To apply, you will need 2+ years experience in an agency or in-house recruitment role (ideally some experience in both), with experience recruiting a variety of roles (Creative, Technical, Production, Shared Services etc.). You will also require the following: 

  • Experience managing the full end-to-end recruitment cycle alongside hiring managers/key stakeholders 
  • Ability to build and maintain key working relationships with a personable/adaptable attitude 
  • Headhunting candidates on LinkedIn and/or other creative avenues 
  • Experience interviewing/screening candidates of various levels/experience. 

In return for your collaborative and inclusive skills, you will enjoy a favourable salary and a range of other benefits including flexible hours and access to state-of-the-art technologies and innovations.  

To apply for this Talent Acquisition Specialist job in London, please contact Emily at Skillsearch today.  


Here at Skillsearch, we're a recruitment company. In the simplest form, this means we place people at new companies - but it's so much more than that. For the past 30 years, we've been busy helping people (like you) with sought after skills find jobs in the Games, Interactive and Enterprise Systems industries all around the globe. Our company comprises a team of dedicated consultants that work across various niche technologies, including Games, Virtual Reality, AR and XR, Workday, Oracle, Peoplesoft, and eCommerce. We are always exploring other cutting-edge markets. Follow us to see a few of the jobs we're working on, find out which events you can see us at, and keep up with news in the technology, gaming and interactive world. Welcome to Skillsearch! 

Years of experience and salary levels are shown purely as a guide. We will only consider applications from candidates that can demonstrate the skills or experience required for the role.

Please be aware that while we would love to respond to every application we receive, due to high numbers we cannot guarantee this. We do however appreciate any time you invest into the application and will make sure to get in touch should anything in future more closely fit your skillset.

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Sales, Recruitment and Publishing in Games Consultant Emily Aldred

Emily specialises in Sales, Recruitment and Publishing in the Games Industry and is committed to being a great matchmaker for candidates & studios. In her spare time Emily is found taking on one of her many passions like baking, painting or adrenaline sports! Despite having travelled a lot over the years, her happy place is by the sea, so we’re hoping she’ll hang around for a long time thanks to our seaside office location!

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