Senior Technical Recruiter

Seoul, South Korea
People and Culture – Recruiting /
Full-time /
Who we are

At Twelve Labs, we are pioneering the development of cutting-edge multimodal foundation models that have the ability to comprehend videos just like humans do. Our models have redefined the standards in video-language modeling, empowering us with more intuitive and far-reaching capabilities, and fundamentally transforming the way we interact with and analyze various forms of media.

With a remarkable $77 million in Seed and Series A  funding, our company is backed by top-tier venture capital firms such as NVIDIA’s NVentures, NEA, Radical Ventures, and Index Ventures, and prominent AI visionaries and founders such as Fei-Fei Li, Silvio Savarese, Alexandr Wang and more. Headquartered in San Francisco, with an influential APAC presence in Seoul, our global footprint underscores our commitment to driving worldwide innovation.

We are a global company that values the uniqueness of each person’s journey. It is the differences in our cultural, educational, and life experiences that allow us to constantly challenge the status quo. We are looking for individuals who are motivated by our mission and eager to make an impact as we push the bounds of technology to transform the world. Join us as we revolutionize video understanding and multimodal AI.

About the role

We are looking for an experienced Senior Technical Recruiter to lead our recruitment efforts and help us attract top technical talent, particularly in the fields of Machine Learning (ML) and Artificial Intelligence (AI). The Lead Technical Recruiter will be responsible for developing and implementing effective recruiting strategies, managing the full recruitment life cycle, and building strong relationships with candidates and hiring managers. This position requires flexibility to work in a fast-paced startup environment and may involve recruiting for both technical and non-technical roles. This role is an IC role, but as a lead we are looking for a strategic person who can both execute and manage up to leadership.

In this role, you will

    • Be the first recruiter on the People team and play a vital role in scaling our organization
    • Implement and scale end-to-end recruitment processes for all roles — from entry level engineers though senior leadership roles (technical to nontechnical roles)
    • Lead projects including interview training, employment branding, culture assessments, offers, benchmarking, etc.
    • Constantly evaluate external trends and tools and identify opportunities to promote creative and out-of-the-box recruiting strategies
    • Provide regular reporting and insights on recruitment metrics and performance to key stakeholders, including the leadership team.
    • Support people operations projects and initiatives from the people operations org
    • Be a vital partner for senior leadership and have influence on the growth of the organization
    • Work collaboratively across San Francisco team and South Korean team

You may be a good fit if you have

    • 7+ years of experience in technical recruiting, with a proven track record of success in sourcing and hiring top technical talent
    • Designed, built and rolled out recruiting processes and are excited about scaling. 25 hires in six months doesn’t scare you
    • Be data-driven and digitally savvy, with a deep understanding of recruitment metrics.
    • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced scaling environment
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build rapport and establish relationships with candidates, hiring managers, and leadership
    • An interest in establishing equitable recruiting processes and a desire to go the extra mile to recruit non-traditional candidates
    • Experience with recruiting analytics, reporting, and data-driven decisions and solutions
    • Technical recruiting management or lead experience
    • Previous experience partnering with executive staff
    • Have supported and partnered with people team on people initiatives
Even if there are a few checkboxes that aren’t ticked through your prior experience, we still encourage you to apply! If you are a 0-to-1 achiever, a ferocious learner, and a kind and fun team player who motivates others, you will find a home at Twelve Labs.

We welcome applicants from all walks of life and are committed to equal-opportunity employment. We cherish and celebrate diversity not just because it is the right thing to do, but because it makes our company much stronger.

Benefits and Perks
🤝 An open and inclusive culture and work environment.
🧑‍💻 Work closely with a collaborative, mission-driven team on cutting-edge AI technology.
✈️ Extremely flexible PTO and parental leave policy. Office closed the week of Christmas and New Years.
🏙 Remote-flexible, offices in San Francisco and Seoul and coworking stipend.