While it’s no surprise that Vancouverites love to complain about sky-high rent prices, one thing they can’t complain about this month is a lack of jobs.
As it turns out, there are a number of Vancouver-based companies currently in the process of growing their teams – and they’re looking to hire ASAP.
In case you happen to be in the market for a new career path or maybe you’re just interested in seeing what other options are available, we’ve put together a list of 13 awesome companies hiring in Vancouver this month – and a rundown of the various jobs up for grabs.
Who: SkyBox Labs was founded in 2011 and has grown from its small team of eight people to a studio of over 100 engineers, artists, designers, producers, and more all while staying true to its small-studio atmosphere and core values of transparency and openness. Current projects include working as a co-developer on Halo Infinite, projects in the Minecraft Universe, and unannounced original games.
Jobs: Current openings include an AI Software Engineer, Game Designer, Junior Game Designer, Junior Software Engineer (Co-op), Lead Environment Artist, Rendering Engineer, Senior Gameplay Animator, Senior Rendering Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, Software Engineer, and a Software Engineer (Tools).
Perks: Lunch & learns, fun team outings, healthy snacks, fully stocked beer and beverage fridge, an arcade room complete with massage chairs, monthly catered lunches, and various social clubs.
More: You can learn more about SkyBox Labs’ openings on its jobs page.
Who: Archiact is a full-service virtual and augmented reality studio that has been leading the way in the VR space for over five years.
Jobs: Current openings include VFX Artist, VFX Artist (freelance), Marketing Manager, and Archiact is also accepting general applications to work in the studio for those interested in working for the company.
Perks: Archiact puts its employees first and provides great perks like team events, a great benefits program, great holiday perks, a casual work environment and personal growth opportunities.
More: You can learn more about Archiact and its current openings by heading over to its careers page.
Who: Apply is a digital product studio that partners with Fortune 1000s, start-ups, and mid-market companies to create smart, software-enabled products and services that provide utility to end users.
Jobs: Current openings include Product Strategist (E-Commerce), QA Analyst, React-Native Software Engineer, UX Lead, Android Software Engineer, Marketing Manager, Project Manager, and an iOS Software Engineer.
Perks: Not only will you get to work at an awesome downtown office steps away from the SkyTrain in Coal Harbour, but you’ll also have a great work/life balance, you’ll get to work in a fun and collaborative work environment, and management really promotes personal growth and learning.
More: You can learn more about these opportunities on the careers page.
Who: Kabam is a mobile gaming creator that’s been involved in the development of about 100 mobile games, including popular titles such as Marvel Contest of Champions, Marvel UNITED, Star Wars: Uprising, Transformers: Forged To Fight, Fast & Furious: Legacy to name a few.
Jobs: The Vancouver office currently has 21 openings in the following departments: Game Art, Game Design, Game Production, Marketing, Office Management, Player Retention, Quality Assurance, Software Engineering and User Experience.
Perks: Employee benefits include great health plans, a stocked fridge and pantry, in-house training, learning assistance program, RRSP plan, and above all, Kabam is known for its incredible culture.
More: Learn about Kabam and it’s current openings here.
Who: By leveraging artificial intelligence and top banking expertise, Finn AI builds simple, easy-to-use conversational banking platforms for financial institutions so their customers can easily manage their money and improve their financial literacy.
Jobs: Current openings at the Vancouver office include a Data Engineer, DevOps Engineer, and a Senior Accountant.
Perks: You’ll get to work at an incredibly fast-growing startup, work in a dog-friendly office, be a part of a great company culture, and receive a good benefits package.
Who: IT Glue is an award-winning IT documentation software designed to help businesses maximize the efficiency, transparency and consistency of their team.
Jobs: Open positions include a Channel Development Representative, Senior Backend Developer, Senior Frontend Developer, Senior Accountant, Account Executive, and a Business Development Representative.
Perks: Employee perks include an in-office pub and gym, free coffee, 100% Mac workstations, monthly public transportation subsidy, training and professional development budget, extended medical benefits, unlimited flex days. and adjustable desks and ergonomic chairs.
Who: Procurify is a cloud-based procurement software company that offers cloud-based procurement solutions which can be used to manage company spending.
Jobs: Open positions include Staff Accountant, Marketing Automations Specialist, Backend Developer, Quality Assurance Specialist, Account Executive, Business Development Representative, Pre-Sales Consultant, and a Pre-Sales Solutions Engineer,
Perks: Flexible work hours, great time off, free snacks and beverages, complimentary weekly massages in office, transit subsidies, standard health benefits, and more.
More: You can learn more about these opportunities on thecareers page.
Who: Sophos, a global leader in internet security, is thriving. Even after launching more than 30 years ago, Sophos remains a technology innovator within the growing internet security market.
Jobs: Sophos is currently looking to hire an HR Manager, Manager Channel Sales, Sales Development Representative (Enterprise), Sales Development Representative (Mid-Market), Software Developer macOS, Software Development Engineer in Test, Technical Support Engineer, and a Vice President of Quality Assurance and Engineering.
Perks: Employee perks include great health benefits, flexible time off, downtown office, RRSP matching, and more.
Who: Tasktop improves management and workflow of the software development process through its suite of tools.
Jobs: Tasktop’s Vancouver office is currently looking to hire an Intermediate to Senior Full Stack Engineer, Channel Sales Manager, Director of Marketing Communications, Director of Demand Generation, and an Executive Assistant.
Perks: Employ perks include generous vacation offerings, annual health and wellness allowance, support for professional and personal goals, opportunity to help with volunteer programs and annual community events, and referral bonuses.
Who: Us! You read us, why not write or work for us!? If you love keeping up to date on everything going on in the city and also happen to be handy with the steelpen keyboard, join our team as we continue to grow!
Jobs: Our Vancouver office is currently looking to hire a Junior Branded Writer, Senior Front End Developer, Office Administrator, and a Director of Sales & Strategy with our Colony Digital division.
Perks: Employee perks include flexible work hours, competitive vacation policy, benefits, strong potential for long-term career growth, and development within a fast-growing company.
More: To learn more about what it takes to join our team go here.
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Ainsley is a Staff Writer at Daily Hive. She's a former Vancouverite turned Torontonian who is passionate about avocado toast, aesthetics, and avocado toast aesthetics. Story idea? E-mail her at [email protected]