Nicola SmithVice President, Talent Acquisition
Vice president of talent acquisition, Nicola Smith has extensive experience in recruitment and talent-focused strategizing with leadership in the games industry.
Prior to joining Visual Concepts, Smith was senior director of talent at Foxnext Games, overseeing the recruitment efforts of top talent over three studios for mobile and AAA games in production including Marvel Strike Force, Avatar, Aliens and Storyscape.
Smith was also head of talent at Telltale Games, building out high quality teams across all disciplines.
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Our focus during the pandemic was on team culture, ensuring inclusion and support for our team. Like many others, pre-pandemic our team worked in the office but became completely remote. While some will eventually go back to the office, some have moved and will be permanently remote. In this session, Nicola Smith, VP of TA at Visual Concepts will share her story and discuss:
Steps and strategy on how to move forward and past the pandemic
What will working life and culture look like with a distributed workforce across remote and onsite roles
Resurgence from the pandemic
Support to your individual employees and the overall team for mental and other effects they are experiencing