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Sr. Recruiter, Gaming - ILM

Apply NowApply Later Job ID 7115356320220306 Location San Francisco, California, United States / Los Angeles, California, United States Business Industrial Light & Magic Date posted Sep. 19, 2022 Flex Type Hybrid Preferred, Remote Possible

- This role is considered hybrid, which means the employee will work a portion of their time on-site from a Company designated location and the remainder of their time remotely. A remote opportunity may be possible for qualified candidates under certain circumstances and, if granted, the employee would work remotely on an ongoing basis.

Job Summary:

We are ILMxLAB, Lucasfilm’s award-winning immersive entertainment studio, pioneering a new era of interactive storytelling through virtual and mixed reality experiences. Working with acclaimed creators and designers, we create living worlds, inviting you to step inside and become the hero of your own personal adventure.

We are looking for a Senior Recruiter to source, recruit and close the talented and driven team members who will help design and build the next generation of premium immersive stories. Virtual reality, augmented reality, real-time cinema, theme park entertainment and narrative-based experiences – our goal is to expand and enhance creative storytelling as it’s never been done before! 

If you are passionate about Virtual and Augmented Reality, finding the best talent out there and being part of an organization that is constantly breaking new ground and thinking differently, this is definitely the right place for you.   


  • Source and identify candidates for roles through active (advertising, networking, search and selection) and passive (direct application, referral) methods 
  • Partner with hiring leaders, screen, interview and recommend the best candidates for positions 
  • Provide consulting and coaching to leaders to develop interview skills and recruitment best practices. 
  • Develop diversity initiatives with the intent of creating well-represented teams.
  • Actively maintain pipeline in Beamery and other tracking systems
  • Act as a talent advisor providing data around searches for hiring leader and business influence
  • Manage relationships across various stakeholders, understanding needs and timing 
  • Ensure high quality procedures are in place, which are in line with company guidelines around recruitment and selection 
  • Help build on existing systems to create recruitment tools including job descriptions, competency profiles and to improve efficiency and develop uniformity across the organization
  • Support the further development and implementation recruitment methods in order to successfully attract top quality candidates appropriate to the position and company needs
  • Generate the necessary ad-hoc recruiting reports for hiring managers and Human Resources to keep them informed of recruitment status
  • Coordinate and organize promotion and recruitment efforts targeting potential schools, organizations, and communities
  • Partner with global recruiting team, sharing knowledge and resources in order to effectively and efficiently fill requisitions with the best available talent across all geographies 
  • Attend recruitment and industry events 
  • Assess immigration and relocation needs, obtain appropriate approvals and facilitate process as needed. 
  • Monitor trades to keep up to date with latest industry trends, especially as it pertains to technology. 


  • 5+ years of experience in talent acquisition specializing in the games industry, with 3+ years focused on technical positions. 
  • Proven organizational ability. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal as well as follow-through on multiple-projects. 
  • Outstanding client service 
  • Proven track record in sourcing and recruiting candidates. 
  • Sophisticated technical skills (online research/recruiting, Microsoft Office Suite, G Suite, presentation and database software)
  • Must be comfortable communicating with staff across all levels 
  • Experience with applicant tracking systems and workflow 
  • Ability to contribute positively in a high-energy, changing environment. 

About Industrial Light & Magic:

Founded in 1975 by George Lucas, ILM is the leading effects facility in the world, serving the motion picture, commercial production, and attraction industries. ILM has created visual effects for over 325 feature films and has played a key role in seven of the top 10 worldwide box-office hits of all time and has contributed to 25 of the top 50. ILM has set the standard for visual effects, creating some of the most stunning images in the history of film. At the forefront of the digital revolution, the company continues to break new ground in visual effects, VR, AR, and Immersive Cinema.

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 Lucasfilm Ent Co Ltd, LLC Payroll Svc, which is part of a business we call Industrial Light & Magic.

Lucasfilm Ent Co Ltd, LLC Payroll Svc 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.

We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with applicable law.

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