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Talent Acquisition Specialist

Our award-winning team is seeking passionate, self-driven individuals to join us as we change the face of computer graphics through innovative art and profound technological advancements. Ziva is a space where the best and brightest can excel in their craft while being given the space to grow and the opportunity to cultivate their talents. The Ziva team is made of great minds and unique personalities who all share an appreciation for problem-solving, fast-paced collaboration, and ambitious ideas. 

Ziva Dynamics is located in one of the world’s most liveable cities, Vancouver, Canada. Often termed ‘Hollywood of the North’, Vancouver has grown to become an internationally recognized hotbed for the visual effects and entertainment industries. We are proud to play an active role in our local community. Ziva strives to offer a work-life balance that lets everyone accomplish great things while enjoying everything this city has to offer. Ziva is currently accepting applications for in-house and remote roles, with priority given to those who can join us in person at Ziva HQ after social distancing measures have been relaxed.

Talent Acquisition Specialist

What you will do:

  • Manage the existing pipeline of candidates - ensuring that they are reached out to, follow up with, vetted and managed through the appropriate internal channels to provide the best possible candidate experience
  • Work with internal resources to reach out to existing candidate networks and follow up on referrals
  • Work with external sources and vendors to manage candidates 
  • Full end-to-end recruitment, from conducting new role needs analysis, creating job descriptions, developing a candidate pool strategy to target candidates, sourcing, vetting, interviewing, presenting, and working with hiring managers to close and place candidates
  • Research and post on industry-specific job boards and network
  • Build candidate pipelines for future roles 
  • Set up and maintain centralized ATS and recruitment funnel dashboards for the hiring process and for applicant and candidate management
  • Partner with HR Generalist to standardize, store, and centralize all talent-related documents incl. Job descriptions, interview, and evaluation templates
  • Managing and coordinating the hiring and interview process internally - scheduling interviews, quarterbacking review of and feedback on candidates 
  • Regular meetings with the executive team and hiring managers 

What you’ll need: 

  • Must have 5+ years of experience in a talent acquisition role at a VC backed software company, gaming, or VFX company
  • Startup experience 
  • Passion for meeting new people, a genuinely curious personality, and exceptional sourcing skills
  • Interest in developing employer branding
  • Strong administration and ATS management skills, and exceptional attention to detail
  • Self-motivated and driven towards excellence

Why Ziva Dynamics? 

  • Ziva’s employees embody Excellence, Collaboration, Courage, Openness. We are looking for experts in each role who are continuously striving to grow, improve, and learn. 
  • Each employee contributes to empowering creators with the tools to produce high-quality virtual characters in ANY digital form. You have the ability to make an impact in a real way. 
  • Work remotely to start then co-locate in a newly renovated Vancouver office close to the Skytrain and West Coast Express. 
  • Health and dental coverage, vacation time, upcoming stock options, and competitive compensation.



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