Talent Sourcer - Studio



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Talent Sourcer - Studio

PlayStation are going through a period of exponential growth in hiring demands globally. Our growing EMEA Talent Acquisition team are looking for a top-quality Talent Sourcer to help with our direct sourcing strategy of hiring the best talent for PlayStation Studios.

This person will focus on talent searches across EMEA with a targeted focus in the UK, partnering with the Recruiter to identify and attract world-class talent to share with hiring teams. You will be passionate about deep search methodology, candidate experience and DE&I, taking pride in sourcing candidates from a diverse group of backgrounds to help our teams to pioneer in our industry.

Reporting into the Senior Recruiter and joining a fun and tight-knit team, you will focus on identifying, pursuing, and attracting world-class talent. We are looking for someone to take a market-search approach and build high-calibre tech, audio and creative pipelines for the studio.

What you'll be doing:

You will be Identifying and engaging with passive talent to build and maintain a pipeline of diverse, high-quality, tech and games industry-specialist candidates, while ensuring a great candidate experience is a top priority. As part of the role you will screen resumes and interview applicants to understand technical and cultural fit, and update and audit the applicant tracking system and internal CRM to ensure applicant progression is being tracked accordingly.

Through this you will become a specialist Sourcer, keeping abreast of the latest sourcing techniques and educating the team on best practices. You'll share knowledge and raise the standards throughout the team, whilst partnering with the Recruiters to build a credible relationship with the business through intake meetings and candidate reviews.

As a natural networker you will maintain pipelines via various methods such as LinkedIn, social media channels, award events, networking events, Github and many more. You'll build and update market maps for various skill sets and location, as well as organisation charts and structure designs. Regularly analysing these pipelines as well as performance data will provide internal partners with key information to inform hiring decisions.

As the first point of contact for many candidates you will be a brand champion and ambassador, ideally with a keen interest in PlayStation and gaming as a whole.

What we are looking for:

  • Minimum of 3 years recruiting and/or sourcing experience in a technical or gaming environment.
  • An avid gamer and industry nerd.
  • A pro in LinkedIn Recruiter.
  • Demonstrate a history of using creative sourcing approaches, including leveraging strategies.
  • Experience leading and prioritising multiple searches, projects and client relationships.
  • Able to work with confidential information and consistently exercise good judgement in dealing with a variety of situations.
  • Experience using an Applicant Tracking System and CRM with Greenhouse a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent preferred.
  • Experience working across UK and European regions.



  • Discretionary bonus opportunity
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Dental Scheme
  • London Allowance (if applicable)
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • On Site Gym
  • Subsidised Café
  • Free soft drinks
  • On site bar
  • Access to cycle garage and showers

Equal Opportunity Statement:

Sony is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All persons will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender (including gender identity, gender expression and gender reassignment), race (including colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin), religion or belief, marital or civil partnership status, disability, age, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, trade union membership or membership in any other legally protected category.

We strive to create an inclusive environment, empower employees and embrace diversity. We encourage everyone to respond.

PlayStation is a Fair Chance employer and qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records will be considered for employment.


Date posted: 2022-07-23