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Unity3D Developer – Hololens

Company: Bit Space Development
Location: Winnipeg
Position Type: Contract

You will be working with the technical team to develop our video games. Working directly with the project lead and occasionally the client you will be called upon to solve technical problems in creative ways. You will be the technical backbone of the projects and your problem-solving skills will help us innovate and build exciting new content.

Closing Date: January 22, 2021

About Bit Space Development

Specializing in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality, we have an exciting array of new projects that span across multiple partner companies and are looking for new team members. Our team, headed by internationally recognized innovators, have a combined 12 years of experience bringing innovative projects to light. We are looking for talented, enthusiastic and animated people interested in bleeding-edge technology, cool topics and innovative ideas.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute code to our games
  • Help solve technical challenges
  • Develop software using Unity3D and related technology
  • Work closely with the design team to build visually pleasing but functional software
  • Create and maintain documentation including all aspects of the code
  • Participate in testing and provide feedback for gameplay improvements
  • Attend meetings with the team, as required

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated creativity and ability to develop software using modern practices and frameworks
  • Understanding of wireframes, prototypes, and familiarity with UI research a plus
  • Understanding of Unity3D and can demonstrate the use of the software
  • Understanding of game development principles and foundations
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a team and independently as required to achieve project deliverables
  • Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills including demonstrated ability to use lateral thinking to resolve design issues
  • Ability to adapt quickly to change and to deliver projects against firm deadlines
  • Passion for gaming and an interest in designing engaging games

Ideal Candidates

Assets

  • Hololens & Hololens 2 development experience
  • VR or AR experience is a strong asset
  • Access to XR hardware is an asset when working remotely.

 

Further Instructions

Note: All positions are currently remote due to COVD-19 but will be located in Winnipeg, Manitoba when it is safe to return to the office. This is a term position with the option to renew. Preference is given to those who have experience working on a team creating a video game in the past. Please send us a link to your GitHub and portfolio along with a resume and cover letter in PDF format to [email protected]. Cover letters can be addressed to Daniel Blair.  

Digital Media/Communications Officer

Company: Canadian Foodgrains Bank
Location: Winnipeg
Position Type: Full-Time

The digital media/communications officer will implement and administer digital communications plans to promote a positive external image for the Foodgrains Bank, support internal brand compliance, and solicit support for the Foodgrains Bank. This will include marketing automation, social media management, digital storytelling, management of video and image resources, creation and maintenance of website content, and delivering on the digital communications needs of the fundraising, supporter relations, and public engagement teams.

The digital communications officer will be supervised by the communications manager and is a member of the communications team. The communications team is part of the resources and public engagement department.

The communications team initiates communications activities and campaigns, supports the work of public engagement and supporter relations staff, works collaboratively with member agency staff, and provides timely response to requests for communications materials and editing support from other departments at the Foodgrains Bank.

Responsibilities will involve occasional domestic travel and may include some international travel.

This position is ideally based in Winnipeg. Other locations will be considered.

Closing Date: January 29, 2021

About Canadian Foodgrains Bank

Canadian Foodgrains Bank is a partnership of 15 Canadian churches and church-based agencies working together to respond to global hunger

Responsibilities

  1. Digital Engagement – Support the work of other department staff in the development and promotion of digital fundraising, marketing, educational, worship, and other resources.
    • Social Media – Implement a cohesive social media strategy to support department goals for fundraising, communications, public engagement, and supporter relations; Manage by writing and creating content for the Foodgrains Bank’s social media accounts across all platforms to grow the Foodgrains Bank presence on social media; Monitor social media accounts, respond to inquiries, and produce reports on social media campaigns.
    • Digital Asset Management – Manage and organize digital assets, including photos, videos, presentations, and audio files. Create and coordinate the production of short videos, graphics, and other visual communications tools for use by staff, members, growing projects, churches, and others online. Stay up to date in content areas and provide recommendations for acquiring or creating new assets as needed.
    • Website – Take responsibility for maintaining and updating Foodgrains Bank’s website content, and monitoring and ensuring accuracy and consistency; Provide support on content maintenance, organization, tagging, and updating as requested; Post new articles, information, photos, and other materials as required; Create and upload new web pages, as requested.
    • Marketing Automation – implement and set up a schedule of automated marketing such as email series, custom responses, digital media tracking, and retargeting to support a relational approach to donor acquisition and supporter relations.
    • Appeals and Campaigns – Participate in the creation, planning, and execution of digital fundraising appeals and public engagement campaign materials. Implement digital advertising and supporter outreach on appeals and campaigns.

 

  1. Communications Services
    • Content Creation – Produce and adapt content for use in digital media, including Foodgrains Bank and member’ publications, supporter relations, and public engagement materials.
    • Events – Collaborate with campaign teams and regional representatives on digital promotion, advertising, and reporting of fundraising and public engagement events.
    • E-newsletter Coordination and Execution – Work with relevant department staff to plan content and coordinate distribution for regional and audience-specific newsletters such as Hunger Action Network and Educators.
    • Research – Stay current with stories in the media related to food and hunger, looking for opportunities to respond. Develop digital responses to emerging stories in consultation with other communications staff.
    • Provide back up for the Senior Communications Officer when needed.

 

  1. Team Participation – Participate fully and positively in the resources and public engagement department and the communications team, and support the work of other departments:
    • Participate in departmental and team meetings.
    • Stay up to date with the work of the international program department and issues facing the humanitarian and development sector in Canada and globally.
    • Maintain working relationship with corresponding staff at member agencies and other relevant organizations.
    • Provide advice on digital communications to interdepartmental project teams as requested.
    • Participate in developing the Foodgrains Bank’s overall communications strategy.
    • Take on other assigned communications work as requested.

Qualifications

  • Degree or diploma in digital media, communications, or related field
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Experience executing digital communications and social media plans
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain high levels of accuracy
  • Interest in relief and development work
  • Available for domestic and international travel
  • Be able to write content for a Christian organization representing multiple denominations
  • Must identify with and support the underlying mission and Christian dimension of the Foodgrains Bank. Must have a clear Christian faith and be actively involved in a Christian faith community.

Ideal Candidates

  • Experience or education in international development; familiarity with global hunger issues
  • Familiarity with Canadian agriculture
  • French language fluency

Further Instructions

Visit our website at www.foodgrainsbank.ca for a complete job description and application instructions. Applications will be reviewed as received. Only applicants selected for further review will be contacted. Applications will be reviewed as received. Only applicants selected for further review will be contacted.

GROWTH SPECIALIST

Company: Hoot Reading
Location: Flexible (Headquarters in Winnipeg, Canada) | Work from Home
Position Type: Part-Time

Position: Part Time – 20 Hours Per Week

Location: Flexible (Headquarters in Winnipeg, Canada) | Work from Home

Reports to: Co-Founders

Hoot Reading is searching for a driven and creative “growth hacker” with strong communication and organizational skills to lead our customer acquisition marketing efforts and build our B2C growth channels. Working closely with both Co-founders, the Growth Specialist will use organic and paid campaigns across various platforms to consistently grow our top of funnel lead pipeline, while maintaining low cost per acquisition KPI targets.

The successful candidate must be self-motivated and prepared to work in an entrepreneurial, start up environment. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with a small, yet experienced team and make a tangible contribution, within an award winning tech company that is disrupting the traditional tutoring industry.

Closing Date: January 22, 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

THIS JOB IS PERFECT FOR SOMEONE WHO WANTS TO:

– Develop, design and execute creative growth tactics to drive traffic to our website and mailing lists.
– Use proven strategies to design and execute campaigns to increase followers on Facebook and Instagram accounts.
– Develop creative, low-cost “growth hacking” initiatives and campaigns to drive qualified traffic.
– Manage and test paid marketing campaigns across various channels including Google Adwords, Facebook and Instagram.
– Push leads through our sales funnel by creating and executing on campaigns to convert visitors into paying customers.
– Develop referral relationships with other businesses and referral partners to drive new sales channel sources.
– Identify and work with social media influencers to increase Hoot’s brand awareness and presence.
– Report on specific campaign success, ad spend and cost per lead using the company CRM.
– Create work processes that can be routinely tested and measure results.
– Compile and manage weekly lead reporting and overall pipeline

Qualifications

– 3+ years growth marketing and customer acquisition marketing.
– 2+ years experience in social media strategy.
– Post secondary undergraduate degree or equivalent.
– Excellent grammar, writing and proofreading skills.
– Demonstrated ability to work independently and closely with small teams.
– Knowledge and proficiency using design software such as Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.) and Canva considered an asset.
– Experience with Google AdWords (or AdWords certified) and social media ad campaigns.
– Strong personal planning and work organization.

Ideal Candidates

– A quick learner and a self starter.
– Flexible and nimble.
– Maturity in working from home and on a flexible schedule.
– Ability to work independently and productively to meet internal deadlines.

Further Instructions

HOW TO APPLY: Please send salary expectations (hourly rate), a resume, and a brief paragraph on why you would like to join our team to [email protected] Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Online Reading Teacher/Literacy Specialist

Company: Hoot Reading
Location: Flexible (Headquarters in Winnipeg, MB) I Work from home
Position Type: Part-Time

Are you a retired teacher or substitute teacher who is passionate about teaching guided reading skills and can commit to teaching 30 hours a week online? Do you want the opportunity to earn extra money from the comfort of your own home? We are seeking educators with elementary reading experience who can start work immediately.

Hoot Reading is an online education company that connects emerging readers with experienced teachers to practice guided reading aloud over the award-winning Hoot Reading App. Our lessons are one to one and are personalized to the individual child.

We are currently recruiting teachers across Canada and the United States to help young students boost their reading skills – phonemic awareness, decoding, fluency, and comprehension. Our teachers will read online for 20 minutes with children from K to Gr.4 at a range of reading levels and struggling readers up to Gr. 9. Their job is to listen and provide constructive feedback in real-time as the child reads out loud.

THE OFFER 

  • $18-20/hour based on experience
  • Flexibility with no commute
  • We are open 8 am – 8 pm and can schedule your hours based on your availability.
  • Sessions to be completed in your home. All you need is an Apple iPad 2 or higher and reliable internet service.
  • Additional income available for teacher referrals or assisting with special projects
  • The opportunity to participate in an innovation in educational technology that has great potential for scale.

Closing Date: January 22, 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

  • Be available 30+ hours a week from Monday – Friday 8 am to 8 pm and/or weekends at 9 am – 3 pm.
  • Maintain a consistent schedule – Sessions are pre-scheduled
  • Keep notes and provide feedback – We ask for a quick 3-minute feedback report after each session.
  • Able to self motivate

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Education, or equivalent
  • Minimum 2 years of classroom experience with preference to PreK to Gr. 4
  • Passion for literacy and guided reading
  • Criminal records/child abuse registry check upon request

Further Instructions

Apply today! Please email [email protected] with your resume and availability or apply on our website www.hootreading.com

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: January 29, 2021
Start Date: February 5, 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

Remote Full Stack Developer - React & Rails

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

Do you want to take your Full Stack Developer career to the next level?

As a full stack developer 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 are looking for a completely remote Full Stack Developer to work with our team from your own location. We are open to both full-time permanent and contract roles for this position. You’ll use your analytical and creative abilities throughout the development process.

Closing Date: January 29, 2021
Start Date: February 5, 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

  • Develop new mobile apps, websites, and web applications
  • Help define application architecture and plan solutions to technical challenges
  • Research and implement tools and libraries that evolve development processes and capabilities
  • Collaborate with designers to craft cutting-edge user experiences
  • Manage your time against multiple deadlines and requirements
  • Required Education, Skills, and Qualifications

 

Qualifications

  • Three or more years of Full Stack development experience and a track record of excellence as demonstrated in your body of work.
  • A post-secondary education studying computer science, web/app development or comparable.
  • Proficient with HTML5/CSS/JavaScript technologies
  • Proficient with Ruby on Rails & React.js
  • Proficient using responsive development techniques
  • Good communication skills to help you collaborate with your team and clients
  • A dependable home office including private working area, fast & reliable internet

Ideal Candidates

Experience with the following technologies but are not required:

  • Agile development methodologies
  • Styling frameworks (Bootstrap, Foundation, or similar)
  • React Native
  • Cloud computing (Google, AWS or similar)

Further Instructions

Fulltime or Part-time hours available: 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:
  • ReactJS: 3 years (Preferred)
  • HTML/CSS: 3 years (Preferred)
  • mobile app development: 3 years (Preferred)
  • Ruby on Rails: 3 years (Preferred)
  • web app development: 3 years (Preferred)
Education: Bachelor's Degree (Preferred) Work remotely: Yes

Full Stack Developer

Company: VidDay
Location: Winnipeg, MB
Position Type: Full-Time

The full stack developer will help us launch new features for our web app to bring an even better experience to our customers. This is an opportunity to join our team in the early stages and help grow the business.

 

Closing Date: January 22, 2021

About VidDay

VidDay is a tech start-up that is 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, it has helped people in over 185 countries stay connected and celebrate special occasions.

Responsibilities

What You’ll Be Doing :

  • React component unit tests
  • React component development
  • Development operations
  • Issue tracking
  • API optimization

Qualifications

  • Minimum: Javascript
  • Some Experience in React, Redux, Jest
  • Not necessary but a bonus: NoSQL experience, specifically RethinkDB, Experience with CI/CD platforms, especially GitLab, GitLab-CI

Ideal Candidates

WHAT EXCITES US:

  • Employee first approach to problem-solving.
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to rigorously prioritize in a constantly evolving environment.
  • Low ego? No task is too small to deserve your full effort and enthusiasm.
  • Ability to act with a sense of urgency, while maintaining accuracy and data integrity.
  • Impeccable level of discretion when handling confidential or sensitive information.

Graphic Designer

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

VidDay is looking for a Designer to join our creative team.

We need someone passionate about creating content that’s not just practical and persuasive but engaging and entertaining — a designer with skills in multiple areas.

Someone who dabbles in everything from UI/UX design to web design to graphic design to motion graphics.

And if you don’t know something, you don’t hesitate to roll up your sleeves and learn something new.

VidDay is a small yet ambitious team with lots to accomplish. We’re rapidly changing, so we need someone who can thrive in that environment.

Closing Date: January 29, 2021

About VidDay

We’re a team of like-minded individuals who are building a company that is a positive force in the world.

VidDay is a collaborative video maker for people who want to give a personalized gift. With VidDay, you can collect video messages and photos from friends to compile a beautiful video.

No editing skills are required because VidDay makes the video for you! Birthday videos are the most popular, but a VidDay video is a perfect gift for all special occasions.

The meaningful videos we help our customers make brings a genuine sense of happiness as it makes people feel loved and appreciated.

We don’t stop there.

We want our impact on the world to be bigger than spreading happiness through videos. Not only do we give people a way to share an eco-friendly gift, but for every video sold, VidDay will plant one tree.

Plus, Get Well videos are free because support from loved ones can make a difference when fighting through or recovering from an illness.

Our mission is to make a billion people smile, and we could use your help!

Responsibilities

  • Understand the business needs and strategy for each project
  • Work autonomously while keeping a line of communication open with your team
  • Translate raw information and ideas into compelling concepts
  • Manage priorities and deliver on timelines
  • Handle quick turnarounds without sacrificing quality
  • Ability to take direction and critique

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3 years of professional design experience
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Experience with UI/UX design
  • Experience with motion graphics and video editing
  • Experience with GSuite
  • Bonus: Bilingual (French & English)

Further Instructions

Applications/Resumes should be submitted to - [email protected]