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Senior Recruiter, Technology

Apply NowApply Later Job ID R-03104 Location Emeryville, California, United States Business Pixar Animation Studios Date posted Nov. 16, 2021

Job Summary:


  • Responsible for full cycle recruiting including sourcing candidates (passive and active), interviewing, references and negotiating offers

  • Build relationships and partner with hiring managers to gain full understanding of hiring needs and guides, influence and manages the recruitment strategies and processes for the technology teams

  • Review and analyze resumes for appropriateness of skills, experience and knowledge in relation to position requirements and organizational fit

  • Compile interview comments and feedback through the applicant tracking system; ensure timely and effective communication and follow through with all candidates and team members from point of application to employment

  • Facilitate Inclusive Casting Trainings and uphold DEI recruiting practices

  • Drive offer process - including providing salary recommendations, extending/negotiating offers

  • Actively create and maintain a network of industry contacts to identify potential candidates for current and future studio need

  • Participate in talent outreach efforts including industry conferences and university visits as needed

  • Maintain candidate database

  • Special projects as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree - Computer Science a plus - or equivalent experience

  • Degree in Computer Science is a plus

  • Requires 5+ years experience in recruiting with an emphasis in technical recruiting

  • Proven ability to effectively manage the recruiting process as well as relationships with hiring managers

  • Strong consultative and partnering skills

  • Exceptional organizational, verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to follow through and work independently and in a team environment 

  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to multitask

  • Positive attitude and ability to be flexible 

  • Proven ability to solve problems and further improve the recruiting process

  • Experience with applicant tracking systems, Workday a plus

  • Proficiency in Mac & GSuite

About Pixar Animation Studios:

Pixar Animation Studios, a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is an Academy Award®-winning film studio with world-renowned technical, creative and production capabilities in the art of computer animation. The Northern California studio has created some of the most successful and beloved animated films of all time, including “Toy Story,” “Monsters, Inc.,” “Cars,” “The Incredibles,” “Ratatouille,” “WALL•E,” “Up,” “Toy Story 3,” “Brave,” “Inside Out,” and “Coco.” Its movies have won 35 Academy Awards® and have grossed more than $13 billion at the worldwide box office to date.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Pixar Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Pixar Animation Studios.

Pixar Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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