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Junior Recruitment Executive

Recruiting | Leamington Spa, UK | Full Time and Temporary

Job Description

Kwalee is an expanding, independent mobile game developer based in the heart of the beautiful town of Leamington Spa, England, within the area known as Silicon Spa. The company was founded in 2011 by David Darling (awarded CBE by the Queen), co-founder of Codemasters and comprises of a highly skilled and creative team, including the original creator of the Micro Machines video games (yes, you read well, we have celebrities here!).

As a Junior Recruitment Executive you care about people and have a special talent to find the most talented candidates to make the company grow.


What you tell your friends you do

“I’m like a matchmaker, always finding the best person for each position so everyone is happy.”


What you will really be doing

  • Headhunting and directly sourcing talented candidates

  • Maintaining  a strong networking presence within the industry and with universities

  • Creating job specifications

  • Reviewing all applications and screening candidates

  • Organising and overseeing the whole interview process and conducting interviews

  • Attending recruitment and industry events to attract talent


How you will be doing this

  • You’ll be part of an agile, multidisciplinary and creative team and work closely with them to understand the specialist roles that are required and our company culture

  • You’ll think creatively to attract top quality talent using all possible methods, including marketing, networking and research

  • You’ll give clear reports with the progress of the different roles to the stakeholders

  • You’ll work with cutting edge technology, if you need software or hardware to get the job done efficiently, you can get it


What have we worked on last quarter

We’ve been improving Tens! and developing several other exciting mobile F2P games which are due to be launched imminently. 



Our talented team is our signature. We have a highly creative atmosphere where you’ll have the opportunity to contribute daily to important design and technical decisions. You’ll work within an extremely experienced and passionate team, including David Darling and the creator of the original Micro Machines video game.


Skills and requirements

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, with excellent interpersonal skills

  • Strong sales and negotiation skills

  • Highly organised, with strong attention to detail

  • Ability to travel from time to time

  • Interest in mobile games would be a plus


We offer

  • 3 - 6 month fixed-term contract

  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days of paid holidays pro rata plus bank holidays

  • Free snacks, fruit and drinks

  • Monthly employee awards


Salary and location

  • Salary is negotiable depending upon proven track record and experience

  • This job is based in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire

  • The position involves working a minimum of 40 hours per week in our office

  • You must have the full right to work within the UK


What else do we offer?

  • A highly creative atmosphere with the opportunity to contribute daily to important design decisions

  • An extremely experienced and passionate team, including David Darling CBE and many other industry veterans

  • A very ambitious ethos - we are striving to create chart topping mobile hits

  • Quarterly team building days - work hard, play hard!


Our philosophy

We firmly believe that a fundamental requirement for a successful and happy company is having the right mix of individuals. With the right people in the right environment anything and everything is possible.