Austin, TX
Mid Level

Calling all social butterflies! 

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented individual to join our team as a Recruiter.  As a Recruiter at Inventive, you will play a crucial role in supporting our recruiting efforts.  The ideal candidate would be an aspiring subject matter expert in recruiting; preferably, talent acquisition.  

This will be a part-time contract for now, but it could lead to a long-term, ongoing partnership.  That said, we are looking for someone who can be a trusted and valuable partner to our Director of Recruiting.

If you are a proactive and enthusiastic individual with a passion for recruitment, we would love to hear from you! 

To respect your time and interest, we’ve outlined our interview experience for you:

  1. 10-minute one-way video interview via Spark Hire
  2. 45-minute Zoom with Jeanette Gomez, our Director of Recruiting
  3. 30-minute Zoom with James Shaw, our Founder
  4. 30-minute Zoom with Andy Siemer, our Founder
  5. 60-minute in-person coffee with Jeanette, James, and Andy

Note: We are only accepting Austin-based applications at this time.

Challenges and Opportunities

Getting shit done, brilliantly isn’t just a cheeky tagline.  We say what we mean, so get prepared to jump on board and quickly add value!

  • Autonomously execute responsibilities of the full-lifecycle recruiting process
  • Assist with job postings on various job boards and platforms
  • Creatively source and engage active and passive talent online and offline 
  • Screen resumes and applications to identify qualified candidates
  • Conduct initial video screenings and assist with candidate assessments
  • Enthusiastically evangelize Inventive as you interview technical and non-technical candidates
  • Schedule and coordinate interviews with candidates and hiring managers
  • Remove hairy bottlenecks that prevent positive and efficient candidate experiences
  • Help with ancillary duties to the interview experience 
  • Assist with reference checks and background screenings
  • Maintain applicant tracking system and ensure data accuracy
  • Use comprehensive data to communicate progress and valuable insights; drive informed decisions
  • Provide administrative support to the Recruiting and Operations team as needed

Qualifications and Experience 

Experience that’s required (and really important to have): 

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field
  • 2+ years in a full-lifecycle recruiting role; preferably in a high-growth environment
  • Proven experience recruiting exceptional tech talent
  • Sincere desire to deliver an exceptional candidate experience
  • Enthusiasm for building relationships; placing the right people in the right roles
  • Excellent communication skills; warm, honest, persuasive, and enthusiastic  
  • Ability to easily establish credibility and builds trust
  • Self-starter with strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Expertise in adapting to enterprise Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS); we use JazzHR!
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Strong track record of meeting and exceeding hiring targets
  • Comfortable utilizing a data-driven approach to iterate and continuously improve 
  • Sense of humor (yes, it’s a requirement!)

Wildly impressive folks will also have experience with:

  • Previous recruiting or talent acquisition experience at a high-growth tech company
  • Developing strategies to attract, interview, hire, engage, and retain the best talent
  • Proven strategy on how to source top technical talent
  • Influencing and driving recruiting that embraces a culture of diversity and inclusion
  • Curiosity to explore market trends; recruiting KPIs, processes, systems, and tools
  • Ability to strengthen passive relationships; understand “No” is “Not Yet” 

We get shit done, brilliantly. 

Founded by two great friends, Andy and James, Inventive exists to improve lives with bad-ass tech.  That's our mission and why we show up every day.  Our goal is to make technology and innovation accessible to all. 

We’re a community of entrepreneurs, women, and veterans connected through our passion for getting shit done, tireless attention to detail, and commitment to creating our best work - every time. 

Every day, we solve complex problems in creative ways. Whether it’s helping launch powerful user experiences, modernizing systems and brands, or bringing visions to life with your own expertise, one thing is for sure: you’ll never be bored!  The best part? 

People are the most important part of our mission. 

If you can’t tell already, we are a fast-moving, fun-loving, seriously smart group of people who really care about improving lives.  We hire the best of the best who want to grow, thrive, and contribute in a meaningful way. 

  • We're a privately owned company with a people-first team. 
  • We hire top performers who love a challenge and leave the bureaucracy to big tech. 
  • We have been in business since 2016. 

What’s special about this opportunity?

  • 100% Remote: Plug in where you’re most productive! 
  • Ownership: Be trusted to make an impact. Everyone owns their role, 100%. 
  • Variety: Create websites, mobile apps, and more for companies around the world. 
  • Growth: Each project is totally different.  Grow and learn in real time. 
  • Stability: We grow responsibly. 

Please note: Inventive does not offer sponsorship.  Being authorized to work in the U.S. is a precondition of employment. 

Inventive is an equal-opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment. 


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