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JavaScript WebXR Developer

Company: Bit Space Development
Location: Remote-Winnipeg
Position Type: Full-Time

You will be working with the technical team to develop our VRSafety platform. Working directly with the project lead and occasionally clients, you will be called upon to solve technical problems in creative ways. You will be the project’s technical backbone, and your problem-solving skills will help us innovate and build exciting new content.

Closing Date: May 7, 2021

About Bit Space Development

Specializing in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality, we have an exciting array of new projects that span across technologies and we are looking for new team members. Our team, headed by internationally recognized innovators, is looking for talented, enthusiastic and animated people interested in bleeding-edge technology, cool topics and innovative ideas.

Responsibilities

You will be responsible for developing the immersive front end and interactable tooling for use in VR and on the standard browser through our CMS products. Your job will be to bring the content to life using modern XR input methods and design techniques.

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary education in computer science, web development or an equivalent.
  • 2+ years of experience with JavaScript frameworks like Babylon
  • Excellent skills with HTML5/CSS/JavaScript programming
  • Excellent skills in Typescript
  • Excellent skills to create and understand relational databases diagrams
  • Basic understanding of automated testing frameworks
  • Excellent skills with responsive development techniques
  • Excellent understanding and experience with Version control systems

Ideal Candidates

  • 2+ years experience with WebXR in A-Frame, Babylon, or similar frameworks
  • Experience using the following frameworks:
    • A-Frame
    • Babylon
    • WebGL
  • Experience with: source control
  • Experience with: JavaScript Libraries
  • Experience working on and developing VR applications
  • Experience loading and manipulating 3D objects in WebXR

Further Instructions

If this sounds like you, please send your portfolio or digital examples of your work with your CV and Cover Letter to [email protected] Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Raspberry Pi & Python Developer

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

You will be working directly with our engineering team & manufacturing team to implement prototype hardware and changes as well as the rest of our software team. Your role will be critical when it comes to implementing both product changes as well as custom business logic for our clients.

Closing Date: May 7, 2021

About Bit Space Development

Specializing in Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality, we have an exciting array of new projects that span across technologies and we are looking for new team members. Our team, headed by internationally recognized innovators, is looking for talented, enthusiastic and animated people interested in bleeding-edge technology, cool topics and innovative ideas.

Our growing internet of things department is looking to bring on a software developer. This position will require you to work quickly when it comes to prototyping and assist our hardware team when it comes to testing and implementation.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute code to our raspberry pi based projects
  • Help solve technical challenges
  • Develop firmware to integrate with IoT hardware such as relays, buttons, sensors, and more.
  • Work with our engineering team to help make sure that hardware changes are reflected in the code and are able to be implemented in firmware.
  • 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

  • A strong understanding of Python programming
  • A strong understanding of Bash scripting
  • A strong understanding of the Linux operating system
  • Experience working with single board computers
  • An understanding of GPIO pins and how they work

Ideal Candidates

  • Experience working with other single board computers such as the Jetson Nano or Arduino considered an asset
  • Experience working with 4G expansion boards is considered an asset
  • Preference is given to those who have experience working on a team creating and deploying projects in the past in the past.

Further Instructions

Please send us a link to your GitHub and portfolio along with a resume and cover letter in PDF format. Cover letters can be addressed to Daniel Blair. 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. This is a short term-based employment to start due to project structure however we intend to extend this position beyond the term. We are open to contract positions during the term as well.

Unity3D Developer

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: May 7, 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

  • Previous video game development experience an asset
  • Formal Unity3D certification an asset
  • Game Jam experience an asset
  • VR or AR experience is a strong asset
  • Access to XR hardware is an asset when working remotely.

 

Further Instructions

If this sounds like you please send your portfolio or digital examples of your work with your CV and Cover Letter to [email protected] Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 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.  

Sales Team Member

Company: Bit Space Development Ltd.
Location: Winnipeg
Position Type: Full Time

Bit Space Development is looking to expand our sales team! The position of “sales professional” will work under the sales manager to develop new leads and attend sales meetings, and drive the revenue which allows for our exciting technology to grow.

The sales, marketing, and management team meet weekly (both in-person and digitally) to identify where we can help each other, share leads, and set each other up for success. You will be given access to the tools you need to do your job as well as access to the BSD offices to work out of (although your home / where you’re most creative is great too!) as well as board rooms which can be booked for calls & meetings.

Closing Date: May 7, 2021

About Bit Space Development Ltd.

Bit Space Development Ltd. is an interactive digital media studio that specializes in creating innovative learning experiences for the classroom and workplace. We work with educators and industry professionals from around the world to develop effective solutions for education and training using cutting edge digital media technologies.

Responsibilities

  • Highly organized
  • Able to work both alone and within a team
  • Ability to work remotely (office space is available when needed)
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrate strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Training in sales, business administration, or business development a strong asset

Qualifications

  • Strong proficiency with the English language (Additional languages are awesome too!)
  • Proficiency with GSuite tools (Drive, Gmail, Docs, Sheets) an asset
  • An interest in the video game industry a strong asset
  • Previous experience with virtual reality technology a strong asset

Ideal Candidates

A professional with an entrepreneurial spirit who wants to work with fast-paced companies in a high-tech sector. Previous sales experience will help you a lot but we love learning with you. We are not caught up on diplomas or degrees but life experience goes a long way.

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.

2D Animator / Motions Graphics Designer

Company: Grey and Ivy
Location: Winnipeg
Position Type: Seasonal

Grey and Ivy Inc. is looking for a Jr. to Mid. Level animator/motion graphic artist. This person will be working on a gamified mobile App.

Closing Date: April 30, 2021

About Grey and Ivy

We are a Research, Innovation, and Commercialization supergroup balancing the 4 Pillars of Sustainability within everything we DO. Environmental, Economic, Cultural, and Social.

We are architects, sustainability experts, immersive technology innovators, business folks, creatives, designers, as well as technical and academic researchers.

Responsibilities

Reporting to the Designer and the UI Lead, you will be responsible for –

  • Authoring short animations
  • Exporting short animations to the Lottie file format. These animations will include animated UI effects as well as simple 2D character animations.

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have strong proficiency in –

  • After Effects as well as standard image / vector-art processing skills in Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Experience with Adobe XD or Figma is also a plus.

Further Instructions

Initially, the work will be freelance but may scale to a part-time or full-time commitment. Work is remote and you will be free to set your own hours, including evenings or weekends if so desired. Interested candidates should send their resume to [email protected] as well as links to any samples of their work, particularly work that showcases UI or 2D Character Animation. Grey and Ivy is committed to diversity and an inclusive workplace and we strongly encourage applications from Women and BIPOC creators.

Account Executive

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

We are looking for an energetic, self-starter to join our team as an Account Executive who can take our suite of services and seek out opportunities and turn leads into long-lasting partnerships.

You will communicate directly with clients and prospects, understand their individual needs, and recommend products or services that maximize value for them. This position’s remuneration offers salary plus commission and benefits. 

Get on the Gryd and become our new Account Executive!

Closing Date: April 30, 2021

About Gryd

Gryd is a fast-growing, well invested, Canadian born startup committed to driving property tech forward. We provide our suite of services to the property management industry with our clients being some of the largest property managers, owners and REITs in the country. Our services are segmented into 3 divisions: GrydDigital, GrydRent, GrydPark. Check out more at www.gryd.com

This opportunity is within our GrydDigital team. GrydDigital provides media and marketing solutions to REITs, property managers, and owners across the country. Our network spans across Canada, giving us the ability to handle any volume of national portfolio. Acting as an extension of our client’s marketing department, we assist in filling listings faster with more qualified tenants using cutting edge media technology like virtual reality, 3D tours, photo and 3D virtual staging, and pre-build renders. 

Responsibilities

What you’ll be doing:

  • Building long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Providing support for clients by troubleshooting and resolving product issues and concerns.
  • Researching leads, evaluating new opportunities, and reaching out to prospects.
  • Presenting and demonstrating the value of products and services to prospective buyers.
  • Developing sales strategies and materials.
  • Documenting and updating customer records based on interactions.

Qualifications

What we are looking for:

  • A strong work ethic and a positive attitude
  • A quick learner who will thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • The ability to be flexible and adapt to changing demand
  • 2-6 years of experiences in sales and/or accounts
  • Experience with the real estate, property management or marketing industry is considered an asset

Further Instructions

If you are interested in joining the Gryd Team please send your resume to [email protected] Please note, the start date is flexible.  

Partnership & Inventory Manager

Company: Gryd Digital Media Ltd
Location: Winnipeg
Position Type: Full-Time

We are looking for an energetic, self-starter to join our team as a Partnership & Inventory Manager who can introduce our new GrydPark product to property managers and owners, and develop long-term partnerships with them. You will identify potential partners and communicate with them directly to demonstrate the mutual value of the product to encourage them to join our platform. This position’s remuneration offers salary plus commission. 

Get on the Gryd and become our new Partnership & Inventory Manager!

Closing Date: May 7, 2021

About Gryd Digital Media Ltd

Gryd is a fast-growing, well invested, Canadian-born startup committed to driving property tech-forward. We provide our suite of services to the property management industry with our clients being some of the largest property managers, owners and REITs in the country. Our services are segmented into 3 divisions: GrydDigital, GrydRent, GrydPark. 

This role is in our GrydPark division, where we are changing the way people park – enabling drivers to find and pre-book parking spots through our advanced parking marketplace app. Our platform utilizes previously unavailable spots from the Property Management industry and allows for easy and affordable access to those spots with the touch of a button.

Check out more at www.gryd.com

Responsibilities

What you’ll be doing:

  • Researching leads, evaluating new opportunities and reaching out to prospective partners.
  • Presenting and demonstrating the value of products and services to prospective partners.
  • Developing value propositions, sales strategies and sales materials
  • Building long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships with new and existing partners.
  • Providing support for partners by troubleshooting and resolving product issues and concerns
  • Lead the inventory acquisition for a national expansion
  • Manage inventory levels and ensure adequate coverage across high demand areas

Qualifications

  • 3-10 years experience in accounts, sales or similar role
  • A strong work ethic and a positive attitude
  • A quick learner who will thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • The ability to be flexible and adapt to changing demand
  • Experience with the real estate, property management or marketing industry is considered an asset

Further Instructions

Why Gryd? As a fast-growing start-up, we bring an exciting energy to the office (or slack channel) every day. We have a lot to do so you will be making meaningful contributions as soon as you start with us. We are growing rapidly and that means there are a lot of opportunities to grow with us. We have a collaborative, team-first culture where we tackle challenges and celebrate wins together. We have a flexible, fun and casual environment where we focus on results - no micromanaging or stuffy corporate environment here. Plus, you’ll get to spend your days with some pretty great people. What are you waiting for, apply today by sending your resume and a brief introduction of yourself and why you are interested in the role to [email protected]

Account Executive (Commercial Real Estate)

Company: Gryd Digital Media Ltd
Location: Winnipeg
Position Type: Full-Time

About the Role

We are looking for an energetic, self-starter to join our team as an Account Executive who can take our suite of services and seek out opportunities and turn leads into long-lasting partnerships within the commercial real estate industry. You will communicate directly with clients and prospects, understand their individual needs, and recommend products or services that maximize value for them. This position’s remuneration offers salary plus commission. 

Get on the Gryd and become our new Account Executive!

Closing Date: April 30, 2021

About Gryd Digital Media Ltd

About Gryd

Gryd is a fast-growing, well invested, Canadian-born startup committed to driving property tech-forward. We provide our suite of services to the property management industry with our clients being some of the largest property managers, owners and REITs in the country. Our services are segmented into 3 divisions: GrydDigital, GrydRent, GrydPark. 

This role is in our GrydDigital division, acting as an extension of our client’s marketing department, we assist in filling listings faster with more qualified tenants using cutting-edge media technology like virtual reality, 3D tours, photo and 3D virtual staging, and pre-build renders. 

Check out more at www.gryd.com

Responsibilities

What you’ll be doing:

  • Building long-lasting, mutually beneficial relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Identifying client needs
  • Researching leads, evaluating new opportunities and reaching out to prospects.
  • Presenting and demonstrating the value of products and services to prospective buyers.
  • Developing sales strategies and materials
  • Documenting and updating customer records based on interactions
  • Providing support for clients by troubleshooting and resolving product issues and concerns

Qualifications

What we are looking for:

  • 3-10 years experience in accounts or sales 
  • A strong work ethic and a positive attitude
  • A quick learner who will thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • The ability to be flexible and adapt to changing demand
  • Experience with the real estate, property management or marketing industry is considered an asset

Further Instructions

Why Gryd? As a fast-growing start-up, we bring an exciting energy to the office (or slack channel) every day. We have a lot to do so you will be making meaningful contributions as soon as you start with us. We are growing rapidly and that means there is a lot of opportunities to grow with us. We have a collaborative, team-first culture where we tackle challenges and celebrate wins together. We have a flexible, fun and casual environment where we focus on results - no micromanaging or stuffy corporate environment here. Plus, you’ll get to spend your days with some pretty great people. What are you waiting for, apply today by sending your resume and a brief introduction of yourself and why you believe you would be a good fit to [email protected]

Product Manager

Company: Gryd Digital Media Ltd
Location: Winnipeg
Position Type: Full-Time

About the Role

We are looking for an energetic, self-starter to join our team as a Product Manager to help us develop, improve and expand the products and services we offer our clients. The Product Manager will be responsible for researching, designing, building and rolling out new products and product updates. They will work closely across our internal teams, external contractors and strategic partners to bring products to life.  

Get on the Gryd and become our new Product Manager!

Closing Date: May 7, 2021

About Gryd Digital Media Ltd

About Gryd

Gryd is a fast-growing, well invested, Canadian-born startup committed to driving property tech-forward. We provide our suite of services to the property management industry with our clients being some of the largest property managers, owners, and REITs in the country. Our services are segmented into 3 divisions: GrydDigital, GrydRent, GrydPark. 

GrydPark is changing the way people park – enabling drivers to find and pre-book parking spots through our advanced parking marketplace app. Our platform utilizes previously unavailable spots from the Property Management industry and allows for easy and affordable access to those spots with the touch of a button.

GrydDigital provides media and marketing solutions to REITs, property managers, and owners across the country. Our network spans across Canada, giving us the ability to handle any volume of national portfolio. Acting as an extension of our client’s marketing department, we assist in filling listings faster with more qualified tenants using cutting-edge media technology like virtual reality, 3D tours, photo, and 3D virtual staging, and pre-build renders. 

GrydRent’s website, rentwithgryd.com, is an award-winning search platform for prospective tenants looking for a new home and allows property managers a way of seamlessly communicating with them.

Check out more at www.gryd.com

Responsibilities

What you’ll be doing:

  • Gain a deep understanding of our clients, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve user experience and drive growth
  • Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners
  • Develop product pricing and positioning strategies
  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes
  • Scope and prioritize activities based on business and client impact as well as resource cost
  • Work closely with engineering teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources
  • Drive product launches including working with the marketing team, accounts team and senior management

Qualifications

What we are looking for:

  • 1+ years of experience as a product manager or product owner
  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
  • A strong work ethic, problem-solving skills, and a positive attitude
  • A quick learner who will thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • The ability to be flexible and adapt to changing demand
  • Experience with the real estate, property management or marketing industry is considered an asset

Further Instructions

Why Gryd? As a fast-growing start-up, we bring an exciting energy to the office (or slack channel) every day. We have a lot to do so you will be making meaningful contributions as soon as you start with us. We are growing rapidly and that means there is a lot of opportunities to grow with us. We have a collaborative, team-first culture where we tackle challenges and celebrate wins together. We have a flexible, fun and casual environment where we focus on results - no micromanaging or stuffy corporate environment here. Plus, you’ll get to spend your days with some pretty great people. What are you waiting for, apply today by sending your resume and a brief introduction of yourself and why you think you'd be a great fit to [email protected]!

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: May 7, 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

Studio Lab Assistant & Digital Coordinator

Company: New Media Manitoba
Location: Winnipeg
Position Type: 3 months (Contract Position - potential for FT permanent)

New Media Manitoba has an exciting opportunity for a talented Studio Lab Assistant & Digital Coordinator to assist with our training activities, community events and industry initiatives. 

We’re looking for someone who wants to be part of and help foster a vibrant and welcoming community of creative people who love working, and experimenting with new tech. 

Your primary role will be in assisting our Tech Hub students during their morning lessons on site at our training facility in the Exchange District. This involves creative problem solving, interacting with students and managing a wide-array of technology.

Other responsibilities include managing the digital services and equipment required for all NMM virtual training and community events.

You’ll also work to promote NMM’s brand by creating compelling content that’s meaningful to our students, members, partners, stakeholders and community of followers.

If this sounds like you then keep reading to learn more.

Closing Date: May 1, 2021

About New Media Manitoba

New Media Manitoba is the Sector Council lead for Information, Communication and Digital Technologies and non-profit industry association dedicated to supporting Manitoba’s Interactive Digital Media (IDM) industry. 

NMM fosters growth in the IDM industry through education and skills training, creating IDM workforce awareness through collaboration with K12 through post-secondary, business development and market access support, emerging talent and employment diversity programs, networking and expert-led events, and government advocacy work. 

NMM’s membership consists of individuals and companies whose innovative products and services can be found in video game development, mobile apps, web design/development, virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, transmedia, e-learning, digital health, interactive installations and more. 

Responsibilities

  • Manage Studio Lab for TechHub students and ensure hardware and software is maintained, running and updated.
  • Ensure the Studio Lab environment is safe and clean.
  • Collaborate with lead teacher(s) to identify issues students are facing and recommend solutions.
  • Working knowledge of AV hardware/software to run video meetings, recorded sessions, live webinars and blended events. (live and virtual)
  • Create / update website content as it relates to NMM training and events  
  • Contribute to newsletter and social media content

Qualifications

  • Over two years of experience in the IDM industry is preferred.
  • Solid understanding of classroom activities and teaching best practices.
  • Must have a compassionate and positive attitude.
  • Knowledge of general internet and network connectivity
  • WordPress and Creative Suite experience would be a bonus
  • Be available for flexible hours and different weekly /weekend shifts.  
  • A criminal background check would be required if hired.

Experience:

  • IT Support (Preferred)

Language:

  • English (Required)

Further Instructions

Please email [email protected] with 'Studio Lab Assistant & Digital Coordinator' in the subject line and include your resume and cover letter. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

Business Development Manager

Company: New Media Manitoba
Location: Winnipeg
Position Type: Full-Time

New Media Manitoba is looking for a Business Development Manager to lead our business development and market access initiatives. We’re looking for individuals who have business development experience as well as experience within, or a passion for the Interactive Digital Media industry. If this sounds like you then keep reading to learn more.

Closing Date: 2021-05-01

About New Media Manitoba

New Media Manitoba is the Sector Council lead for Information, Communication and Digital Technologies and non-profit industry association dedicated to supporting Manitoba’s Interactive Digital Media (IDM) industry.  NMM fosters growth in the IDM industry through education and skills training, creating IDM workforce awareness through collaboration with K12 through post-secondary, business development and market access support, emerging talent and employment diversity programs, networking and expert-led events, and government advocacy work.  NMM’s membership consists of individuals and companies whose innovative products and services can be found in video game development, mobile apps, web design/development, virtual reality, augmented reality, mixed reality, transmedia, e-learning, digital health, interactive installations and more. 

Responsibilities

  • For the NMM ‘Digital Innovation Strategy’ project, manage the following programs - Market Access Program (MAP), Customized B2B Program, Experts in Residence (EIR), and Masterclass Training.
  • Manage NMM ‘Digital Innovation Strategy’ project intake, execution, and reporting.
  • Responsible for all quarterly and annual financial and narrative reports on programs and events associated with business development and collating all reports for NMM.
  • In collaboration with the Executive Director, develop a strategic action plan for business development and market access to achieve annual business goals of NMM members and the organization.
  • Assess supporting programs for the IDM industry in terms of their relevance to members and identify new potential opportunities to pursue.
  • Present to and consult with the Executive Director and the Board regarding business trends in the IDM industry and where applicable, adapt business strategies to support changes in the industry.  
  • Attend industry functions, such as association events, local and international conferences. Provide feedback and information on market and industry trends.
  • Network within Manitoba’s entrepreneurial community; Introduce new entrepreneurs to NMM programs and services, connect professionals with the resources they need to start businesses.
  • Work directly with Manitoba IDM companies to assess their business and help identify opportunities for growth.
  • Increase NMM’s profile and foster strong relationships with key community and strategic partners to advance the mission of the organization.
  • Facilitate and lead strategic trade missions for Manitoba IDM companies, working directly with member companies while conducting business outreach at events.
  • Support the creation of business opportunities for Manitoba IDM companies to commercialize their product and increase export opportunities for said companies through facilitation of meetings with potential partners and market triggers.
  • Initiate and nurture new projects with partner organizations. Develop relationships with members, employees, and entrepreneurs.
  • Provide business development support for start-up IDM companies and assess their primary needs.
 

Qualifications

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in sales/marketing/business or related field, or equivalent experience and professional development
  • 5 years of experience facilitating relationship building and identifying business opportunities. If you have the passion and skills, the exact number of years isn't as important. Show us what you've got!
  • Experience managing budgets (planning, forecasting, quarterly & annual reporting)
  • Experience reporting to a funder (federal, provincial government) considered a strong asset
  • Excellent verbal, written, editorial, and presentation skills
  • Strong communication and relationship-building skills evidenced by a strong network
  • Ability to respond quickly and efficiently to changing priorities in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to build trust, preserve confidentiality, and avoid conflicts of interest
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in the IDM industry preferred.

Further Instructions

Please submit your cover letter and resume to [email protected] with the subject line - Business Development Manager Position.   We thank all applicants for their interest, however only selected candidates will be contacted.   

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: May 7, 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

Marketing & PR Manager

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

We are looking for someone who can work on marketing & PR for some of our new products.  You will be working together with some of the biggest brands in publishing to market our unique and exciting products to end users.  You would also be working on promoting our newest products in the publishing industry in general and raising awareness about Upfeat.  This is truly a global position, you will gain experience in multiple different markets.

A jack of all trades, from email, to influencer marketing, to social media / traditional CPC campaigns, you will touch a wide variety of marketing channels.

Enjoy a tight-knit work environment with flexible work hours, casual work attire and tons of after-work activities. If working hard and learning digital marketing sounds like a fit for yourself, then send us your resume and we’ll get back to you!

Closing Date: May 7, 2021

About Upfeat

Upfeat is an established content technology company that focuses on content analytics and monetization. With some of the biggest publishers in the world as our clients, we give them unique insight into how their content is performing, as well as tools that help them better monetize their content, without sacrificing content quality or user privacy. We are looking for passionate and dedicated Marketing & PR Manager to join our rapidly expanding team.

Responsibilities

  • Manage end to end email campaigns, including content creation, segmentation, A/B testing, and deliverability and performance reporting
  • Implement and follow best practices in email campaigns to ensure maximum deliverability
  • Create and monitor KPIs
  • Run marketing campaigns across social, email, and influencer channels
  • Maintain media contacts and regularly promote Upfeat and products

Qualifications

  • Excellent attention to detail & thoroughness
  • Quick learner, we will throw a lot at you, and you will have to learn fast
  • Analytical and detail oriented marketer
  • 3+ years of experience in direct to consumer marketing
  • 2+ years of experience in email marketing

What your experience here looks like:

  • An open, casual and friendly work environment in Winnipeg’s Exchange District
  • Great perks including FREE food and drinks (when we are back in the office)
  • Fun after-work events, parties and social committee events
  • We are a fast-growing company, so there is always a chance to move up

Senior Full Stack Developer

Company: Upfeat Media Inc.
Location: Remote
Position Type: Full-Time

As a member of the team, you would be working in a microservice ecosystem, with PHP at its core, with tools like Elasticsearch, Docker, Kubernetes, as well as with frontend technologies like webpack, Sass, VueJS, etc.  Being a technology-focused company, we are looking for someone who loves learning and experimenting with new things.  We are also looking for someone who loves pushing themselves to achieve bigger and better things.  We are a small company trying to do big things and every person counts.

Closing Date: May 7, 2021

About Upfeat Media Inc.

We are a content technology company that focuses on content analytics and monetization, with some of the biggest online news & magazine companies in the world as our clients. Our software gives publishers unique insight into how their content is performing, as well as tools that help them better monetize their content. We are looking for passionate and dedicated product managers to join our team and help us create the next generation of commerce content publishing and analytics tools.

Responsibilities

  • Experience with modern web development frameworks
  • Experience with MySQL or PostgreSQL
  • Experience with Memcache, Redis, MongoDB, or Elasticsearch
  • Proficient with HTML, CSS, and frontend pre-processors (such as Sass)
  • Javascript experience, including experience with frameworks like vueJS or reactJS (bonus if experienced with frontend build tools like webpack)
  • Experience with continuous integration
  • Experience with unit testing

Qualifications

  • Degree in computer science
  • 5 years experience as a full-stack developer

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: April 30, 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.