Project Manager

Amiable / Organized / Technical

Duration: Permanent, Full-time

Location: Work from home (remote) but must be living in Canada as a citizen or have a valid work permit (preference given to those living in Vancouver)

Salary: $60K~80K

Hello! Metanaut is a small award-winning team of virtual reality enthusiasts who are passionate about building a better future. We’ve been creating VR apps & games for over 5 years now! Our focus is to develop VR experiences that spark a sense of wonder and make a positive impact on the world.

We’re expanding the size of our team to work on a brand new VR experience that will knock your socks off. We’re in the early phases of the project right now so we can’t disclose much but what we can say is: This is the job for you if you want to work on exciting, bleeding edge entertainment that pushes the boundaries of what’s possible in VR. This is a project that can only exist in VR and has never been attempted before, and we’re looking for candidates who have the chops to explore this unknown territory with us!

Successful candidates are positive, outspoken, inclusive, organized, and has held a technical role before.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee, manage, and prioritize the day-to-day development of all projects using Jira 
  • Lead weekly sprint meetings by communicating project status / goals and assigning tasks to the team
  • Lead and/or be the liaison to a variety of internal and external engagements and collaborations with staff, and online communities
  • Adhere to and improve tools, processes, and workflows
  • Prepare and write development plans, progress reports, presentations, internal / external wikis, grants, and other key documents
  • Test work-in-progress work, give feedback, and report bugs
  • Prepare content for company blog and newsletter
  • Support leadership team to help plan and implement key initiatives
  • Participate in daily scrum meetings 
  • Track tasks using Toggl

Requirements:

  • 1+ years managing software projects
  • Experience with Unity and version control software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Diplomatic and highly organized
  • Held a technical role before
  • Self-driven and self-motivated in a home environment
  • Punctual with deadlines

Nice to haves:

  • Some understanding of VR development
  • Past experience working remotely
  • Have run workshops, seminars, events
  • Basic graphic editing skills
  • Good relationship with VR communities

About Metanaut:

Metanaut is one of the first VR studios in Canada, and has won some of the world’s largest VR grants & competitions. Our team has backgrounds in industrial design, engineering, interactive arts, and computer science—which helps us apply proven real-world design principles to unfamiliar virtual worlds.

Our studio is entirely independent and Canadian owned and will forever stay that way. We understand the importance of not sacrificing integrity and ideas for sake of profit.

We split our time between the metaverse and Vancouver, and we want you to join us in the journey!

Benefits:

  • Be part of a close-knit and friendly team!
  • Wear different hats and never be bored of your work
  • Make important decisions that affect the company and our projects
  • 100% coverage of any health-related spending within an allowance that renews every year
  • Work from home
  • 3 weeks of vacation
  • All computer and VR hardware is provided for you
  • Diverse and inclusive team members who care about making the world a better place

To Apply:

Email [email protected] with the following:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Tell us where you found the job posting
  • Tell us one interesting fact about yourself!