Driven by people. Inspired by challenges. Relentless to deliver creative excellence.
At the intersection of art, design and technology lies Striking Distance Studios. Led by Dead Space and Call of Duty franchise veteran Glen Schofield, a new AAA development studio has risen within the San Ramon Hills of the San Francisco Bay Area. We have planted roots in beautiful Bishop Ranch and are now building our flagship state-of-the-art development studio establishing the East Bay as the new up and coming creative and technological hub we know it to be.
LED BY DEAD SPACE AND CALL OF DUTY FRANCHISE VETERAN GLEN SCHOFIELD, the development team at Striking Distance Studios is hard at work on its first game, The Callisto Protocol, a single player and story-driven survival horror game set in a prison colony on Jupiter’s moon Callisto. Here at Striking Distance Studios it is amazing people, an immersive experience and a passion for excellence that drives us each day. We are looking for people who push themselves creatively and learn with every new challenge. We give you the setting and the opportunity to do work you are proud of. We’re looking for the best to come join us and become part of a world-class team.
To us excellence is not a skill, but an attitude!
Utilize knowledge of multiple recruiting sources and advanced sourcing techniques to identify candidates, specifically for engineering roles
Source passive candidates through referrals, networking, internet searches, etc.
Generate qualified candidates through Direct Sourcing via email and/or phone
Maintain accurate and thorough documentation within the company's candidate database
Interview and screen potential candidates including: face-to-face, phone interviews, and reference checking
Screen candidates for availability, interest level, salary range, relocation needs, etc.
3+ years of relevant experience sourcing within gaming/entertainment environments such as Engineering, IT Design, Art, Animation, and Production.
An eye for detail and strong intuition for culture fit while screening candidates
A strong bias for action
Strong negotiating, closing and follow-through skills
Results-oriented mindset not scared by stretch goals
Must be highly articulate
Comfortable making numerous telephone calls
Team player, highly collaborative
Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
Preference for a combination of agency and in-house experience