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Software Developer

https://vantagestudios.ca/

Company: Vantage Studios
Location: Richardson Centre Concourse L9-1 Lombard Place Winnipeg, Mb R3b 0x3
Position Type: Full-Time

We’ve come to realize we can be effective working from home as a team connecting as a group via technology and feeling even more connected than before. This enables us to offer this role to the best candidate as long as they can be dedicated and accessible from 9am to 5pm CST.

We are seeking a Software Developer who has a passion for functionality as well as aesthetics. We are looking for a professional to join our team and help us create amazing user experiences.

The right candidate is highly creative and always strives to find the best solution. You have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a fast paced team environment. Our creative department is an environment where imagination, strategic thinking, design intelligence and craftsmanship drive everything we do. A willingness to learn is a must.

Closing Date: December 4, 2021
Start Date: December 1, 2021

About Vantage Studios

Vantage is a marketing agency based in Winnipeg, Canada. We believe in tapping into empathy and understanding of the target audience to deliver user-centred brand experiences. Being a full service provider we create end to end campaigns that build socially embraced brands.
We value people that are brave, honest and candid with a deep desire to create.

Responsibilities

You will:

  • Work alongside our development team to support both the maintenance and evolution of existing projects, and the development of new websites and web applications
  • Prepare and participate in meetings with the project team, clients, and suppliers
  • Confidently handle client’s requests, projects, and presentations
  • Be able to create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and site maps
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices, and standards
  • Code, test, identify and provide maintenance on projects based on business and user requirements
  • Ensure a high level of quality and attention to detail in all work produced
  • Identify the scope of work and provide time estimates
  • Work closely and collaboratively with developers, designers, copywriters, project managers, and account managers
  • Take an active role in creating an environment of collaboration, accountability, and trust

Qualifications

You’ll need:

  • 5-10 years of working experience in web and software development
  • A deep understanding of semantic HTML5 and responsive CSS3
  • Experience with MVC frameworks (Laravel preferred)
  • Experience with modern Javascript frameworks (Vue.js, React)
  • Strong knowledge of PHP, Apache and Nginx
  • Experience with Git version control
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Capability to troubleshoot web application, server and data issues
  • A fearless approach to problem-solving and decision-making
  • Strategic planning capabilities to develop solutions to complex or poorly defined problems
  • Self-motivation with a strong willingness and ability to learn and be challenged

Further Instructions

Send your cover letter and resume to [email protected]

UX/UI Designer

https://vantagestudios.ca/

Company: Vantage Studios
Location: Richardson Centre Concourse L9-1 Lombard Place Winnipeg, Mb R3b 0x3
Position Type: Full-Time

We’ve come to realize we can be effective working from home as a team connecting as a group via technology and feeling even more connected than before. This enables us to offer this role to the best candidate as long as they can be dedicated and accessible from 9am to 5pm CST.

We are seeking a Web Developer who has a passion for functionality as well as aesthetics. We are looking for a professional to join our team and help us create amazing user experiences.

The right candidate is highly creative and always strives to find the best solution. You have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a fast paced team environment. Our creative department is an environment where imagination, strategic thinking, design intelligence and craftsmanship drive everything we do. A willingness to learn is a must.

Closing Date: December 4, 2021
Start Date: December 1, 2021

About Vantage Studios

Vantage is a marketing agency based in Winnipeg, Canada. We believe in tapping into empathy and understanding of the target audience to deliver user-centred brand experiences. Being a full service provider we create end to end campaigns that build socially embraced brands.

We value people that are brave, honest and candid with a deep desire to create.

Responsibilities

You will:

  • Work alongside our development team to support both the maintenance and evolution of existing projects, and the development of new websites and web applications
  • Prepare and participate in meetings with the project team, clients, and suppliers
  • Confidently handle client’s requests, projects, and presentations
  • Be able to create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, and site maps
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
  • Code, test, identify and provide maintenance on projects based on business and user requirements
  • Ensure a high level of quality and attention to detail in all work produced
  • Identify scope of work and provide time estimates
  • Work closely and collaboratively with developers, designers, copywriters, project managers and account managers
  • Take an active role in creating an environment of collaboration, accountability and trust

Qualifications

You’ll need:

  • 3+ years of working experience in web development
  • A deep understanding of semantic HTML5 and responsive CSS3
  • Experience with JavaScript and PHP
  • Experience developing custom WordPress themes
  • Capability to troubleshoot web application and data issues
  • A fearless approach to problem-solving and decision-making
  • Strategic planning capabilities to develop solutions to complex or poorly defined problems
  • The ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure on multiple projects
  • To participate effectively in a team environment
  • Excellent computer skills and experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Self-motivation with a strong willingness and ability to learn and be challenged

Ideal Candidates

You’ll stand out if you have:

  • Experience with Git version control
  • Familiarity with BEM methodology for writing CSS
  • Familiarity with Webpack, SCSS, and NPM
  • Experience managing Linux servers (Apache and/or Nginx)
  • Experience with custom Shopify theme development

Further Instructions

Send your resume, cover letter and portfolio to [email protected] You'll enjoy:

  • Health and dental benefits
  • Heavily subsidized membership at GoodLife Fitness, or comparable if one does not exist in your market.
  • Flexibility to work in our downtown office or from home (we are currently working safely from home)
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Approved Education/Skills Development reimbursed by 50% or more
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Operations I Customer Experience Coordinator

Company: Hoot Reading
Location: Winnipeg
Position Type: Full-Time

Working directly with the Operations Team, the Customer Experience Coordinator will assist in executing functions related to our day-to-day business operations and managing our growing client base. They will play a critical role in supporting the day-to-day operations of the business such as client communications, managing schedules, and user retention through monitoring the HelpDesk. This role is a fit for someone who is highly organized, can work within multiple deadlines in multiple different areas, thrives in a fast-paced start-up environment, and isn’t afraid of learning on the fly!

Closing Date: December 17, 2021

About Hoot Reading

Hoot Reading is Winnipeg’s hottest edTech startup! We connect emerging readers and real teachers to practice reading over our proprietary video chat App. We are expanding and are looking for a highly organized individual to join our team. This is an excellent opportunity to make a tangible contribution within an entrepreneurial tech company that is disrupting the traditional tutoring industry.

 

Responsibilities

  • Support parents with managing schedules, timelines, and teacher communication
  • Support teachers with scheduling and communications
  • Provide above and beyond customer experience to parents and teachers
  • Complete various reports related to day to day operations
  • Be part of something awesome and meaningful!

Qualifications

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Extremely organized, very organized, and did we mention you must be organized?
  • Experience with customer service, friendly, and able to handle customer concerns
  • Experience troubleshooting and problem-solving
  • A Canadian citizen, permanent resident, international student, or person to whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the duration of the employment; and
  • Legally entitled to work in Manitoba.

Ideal Candidates

  • A quick learner
  • A self-starter
  • Flexible and nimble

Further Instructions

HOURS:

  • Exact schedule to be determined, the position requires coverage during operating hours acting as a HelpDesk for our teachers and parents
  • HelpDesk hours occur between 8 am and 8 pm weekdays and weekends 8 am – 3 pm HOW TO APPLY: Please send a resume or LinkedIn profile and a brief paragraph on why you would like to join our team to [email protected]Only qualified candidates will be contacted

Head of Sales, Hoot for Companies

Company: Hoot Reading
Location: Winnipeg
Position Type: Full-Time

Hoot Reading is looking for a driven, experienced sales performer with strong communication and leadership skills to play an integral role in generating increased revenue for Hoot’s B2B enterprise sales channel, Hoot for Companies, and adding new partnerships to Hoot’s portfolio of corporate clients. The successful candidate must be self-motivated and prepared to work in a dynamic, innovative & entrepreneurial environment. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with a diverse group of passionate people and make a tangible contribution within a fast-growing edtech company that is disrupting the traditional benefits industry.

Reporting to the Co-founders, the Enterprise Sales Director will be responsible for leveraging your sales experience in the HR and/or benefits space to fully manage end-to-end sales cycles and drive enterprise sales growth for Hoot’s corporate product offering. The successful candidate will collaborate with internal teams including marketing and customer success to generate and qualify new opportunities, manage and grow a robust sales pipeline, and navigate prospect’s organizational structures and internal processes in a consultative manner.

 

Closing Date: December 17, 2021

About Hoot Reading

Hoot Reading is a leader in online reading education, offering personalized lessons that can be completed online, from the comfort of home. Hoot connects kids with experienced classroom teachers, to practice reading over a proprietary video chat App, which was designed based on a research project at Sesame Workshop (the creators of Sesame Street). Their customized reading programs – Hoot Enrich, Hoot Tutor, and Hoot Junior – are designed to ensure that all readers (of any age or level) receive the attention and help they deserve. Their mission is to close the gap on the 4th grade reading slump and help ALL kids learn to read. Visit www.hootreading.com to learn more.

Responsibilities

• Leading member of our enterprise sales team focused on developing and closing new business opportunities in specific target markets
• Educate customers on the evolution of benefits for working parents and develop expertise of Hoot’s service to ensure our offering meets the expectations
• Actively drive the development of the sales pipeline by prospecting and performing outbound sales activities such as lead follow-up, sales qualifications, and calling
• Actively look for new opportunities through open RFIs, fund and grant applications
• Nurture leads through the funnel to close transactions by contacting them on multiple channels – social, email, phone, online demo, in-person meetings
• Lead and manage the bidding process including completion of RFIs, RFPs, and other written contract requirements (SOW, MSA, etc).
• Closely track opportunities and sales funnel using the company CRM
• Attend industry events such as trade shows and conferences (virtual) to meet new prospects

Qualifications

• 5+ years of consultative sales experience, preferably selling to HR and/or benefit departments
• Proven track record of meeting growth KPIs and company revenue targets
• Ability to manage pipeline and forecasts accurately
• Experience with RFP writing, legal and corporate procurement processes
• Very strong verbal and interpersonal skills, consultative style approach
• Strong ambition and desire to grow in a fast-growing startup culture
• Comfort and resilience in dealing with business owners and senior execs
• Prior experience selling to North America markets

Further Instructions

How To Apply While technical skills and experience are important, we want passionate people who have a desire to constantly learn and who are instinctively finding ways to create value, add to our culture, and think ahead. Please send salary expectations, a resume, and a brief paragraph on why you would like to join our team to [email protected]. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Senior Full Stack Developer

Company: VidDay Media
Location: Winnipeg
Position Type: Full-Time

Developers at VidDay are an essential part of our team that helps deliver joy and happiness to people all around the world. As a senior developer at VidDay, you will leverage your skills and experience to solve tough problems across multiple domains and technologies. VidDay is a fully remote company and successful candidates can be based anywhere in Canada.

Closing Date: December 17, 2021

About VidDay Media

VidDay is a Tech startup harnessing the power of video to revolutionize the online gift and greeting card industry by proudly offering a collaborative and eco-friendly gifting solution that gives back to the world with every video.

By bringing people together to create a meaningful gift, VidDay has helped people in over 185 countries stay connected and celebrate special occasions.

Responsibilities

  • A product-minded developer who cares about the “Why” – Why build this feature? How will we measure impact?

  • A generalist, full-stack developer excited by problems that require a mix of frontend, backend, and DevOps skillsets

  • A strong foundation of design principles, especially when it relates to platform development in the areas of API, data modeling, and scale

  • A passion for efficiency and collaboration, with a history of establishing great relationships with other teams, across offices, and time zones

  • The curiosity and passion to constantly learn. At VidDay we move fast and are always changing, we want team members who embody this philosophy

Qualifications

  • 5+ years of software developing experience.
  • Experience using technologies and frameworks that we work with — Ruby on Rails, Node.js, React.js, FFmpeg, Kubernetes, Rancher, Docker, AWS — is an asset, but not required. Don’t have experience with many of them? No problem — deep experience with any language and willingness to learn our tech is what matters most.

  • Experience with video processing libraries such as FFmpeg is a plus.

Further Instructions

Apply today to learn more about the position. Send your resume to [email protected]

Junior/ Mid-Level Full Stack Developer

Company: VidDay Media
Location: Winnipeg
Position Type: Full-Time

Developers at VidDay are an essential part of our team that helps deliver joy and happiness to people all around the world. As a developer at VidDay, you will leverage your skills and experience to solve tough problems across multiple domains and technologies.VidDay is a fully remote company and successful candidates can be based anywhere in Canada.

Closing Date: December 17, 2021

About VidDay Media

VidDay is a Tech startup harnessing the power of video to revolutionize the online gift and greeting card industry by proudly offering a collaborative and eco-friendly gifting solution that gives back to the world with every video.

By bringing people together to create a meaningful gift, VidDay has helped people in over 185 countries stay connected and celebrate special occasions.

Responsibilities

  • A full-stack developer excited to dive into problems that require a mix of frontend, backend, and DevOps skill sets.

  • A passion for efficiency and collaboration, including a willingness to work remotely with other teams across offices and time zones.

  • The curiosity and passion to constantly learn. At VidDay we move fast and are always changing, we want team members who embody this philosophy.

Qualifications

  • 1-3 years of software developing experience.

  • Experience using technologies and frameworks that we work with — Ruby on Rails, Node.js, React.js, FFmpeg, Kubernetes, Rancher, Docker, AWS — is an asset, but not required. Don’t have experience with many of them? No problem — deep experience with any language and willingness to learn our tech is what matters most.

  • Experience with video processing libraries such as FFmpeg is a plus.

Further Instructions

Apply today to learn more about the position. Send your resume to [email protected]

Project Manager for Digital Media (Apps, Websites and Games)

Company: Tactica Interactive
Location: Winnipeg
Position Type: Full-Time

Do you want to take your Project Manager career to the next level?

As a Project Manager at Tactica, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with top talent to solve interesting challenges while crafting mobile apps, games, and websites for health, education, and entertainment.

We’re looking for experienced digital media project managers to help us take ideas from initial concept to launch and beyond. You’ll be collaborating with designers, developers, product owners, and other project managers to deliver projects within scope, on time and on budget.

Closing Date: December 17, 2021

About Tactica Interactive

Tactica is an award-winning interactive digital media studio located in the heart of Winnipeg with clients across North America. Our mission is to improve people’s lives by creating engaging evidence-based health, education, and entertainment apps, and websites. We want to push the boundaries of interactive experience design, and we’re looking for more like-minded people to join us.

We collaborate with researchers and brands around the world, including CBC, Ducks Unlimited, Oprah Winfrey Network, McGill University, Sick Kids Hospital, Columbia University, University of Calgary, University of Alberta, University of British Columbia, Travel Manitoba, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Canadian Museum for Human Rights, and dozens more. We take on exciting challenges where we can make a difference.

Responsibilities

  • Support our team to develop great websites, apps, and games
  • Communicate clearly and timely with our clients and ensure their needs are met
  • Manage project resources including analysts, designers, and developers
  • Prepare project plans, statements of work, schedules, and project reports
  • Assist in the gathering of project requirements and estimates
  • Manage multiple projects of varying scope and duration
  • Manage external contractors and teams
  • Monitor and manage project budgets
  • Provide project and organizational reporting

Qualifications

  • Three or more years of Project Management experience
  • Excellent communication skills to convey processes, time, scope and budget parameters and progress to your team and clients
  • High emotional intelligence as demonstrated by your ability to put yourself in the mind of team members and clients
  • Passion for problem-solving and interactive digital media
  • Ability to work on multiple projects
  • Conscientiousness and attention to detail
  • A positive growth mindset

Ideal Candidates

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development environment;
  • A post-secondary education studying Project Management and applying it to digital products including apps and websites.

Further Instructions

Fulltime or Part-time hours: 20-40 per week Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent Additional pay: Bonus pay Benefits:

  • Casual dress
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • On-site gym
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Work from home
Schedule: Monday to Friday COVID-19 considerations: We're currently working remotely through the COVID-19 pandemic. Experience: Project Management: 3 years (Preferred) Education: Bachelor's Degree (Preferred) License: Project Management Professional (PMP) (Preferred) Work remotely: Yes