29 Vancouver companies currently hiring for nearly 500 positions in August

Aug 1 2019, 7:00 am

In the midst of a tech boom, Vancouver has found itself in a favourable position of having a wealth of fast-growing companies looking for highly skilled workers.

Long story short, if you’re job hunting, there’s never been a better time to find something amazing.

These Vancouver companies are all hiring this month, and boast some serious benefits, from stock options to transit passes, foosball tables and standing desks.

Kal Tire

  • Who: Kal Tire is Canada’s largest independent tire dealer and one of North America’s largest commercial tire dealers. The company has warehouse facilities strategically located across Canada servicing over 250 Kal Tire retail and commercial stores.
  • Jobs: Kal Tire is currently hiring seasonal sales and service jobs for part-time and full-time
    positions across the Lower Mainland.
  • Perks: Get trained on how to change tires and learn how to operate safely and efficiently on the job. Work in a fast-paced and friendly environment.
  • More: Check out more Kal Tire job opportunities here.

SPUD

  • Who: Founded in 1997 with the goal of making organic food more accessible, SPUD.ca is an e-commerce grocery delivery company, specializing in local, organic, and sustainable products.
  • Jobs: Their Burnaby and Vancouver office & warehouse locations are hiring for a Purchasing Specialist, Purchasing Manager, Assistant Controller, and Customer Care Representatives.
  • Perks: 20% discount on SPUD.ca orders, extended healthcare benefits, stock options, healthy snacks, and the opportunity to work with a fun team committed to fighting for sustainability and being part of the solution.
  • More: Check out their Careers page for the most up-to-date openings.

Fresh Tracks Canada Inc.

  • Who: Fresh Tracks Canada is made up of an expert team of local travel enthusiasts who specialize in planning personalized trips to Canada. These “Canadian Insiders” live and breath Canada and provide unparalleled personal service so their guests are able to explore and discover everything Canada has to offer.
  • Jobs: Fresh Tracks Canada currently has 10 job openings in Sales, Customer Service, Accounting, and Marketing.
  • Perks: Fresh Tracks Canada team members enjoy competitive salaries, extended health benefits, travel discounts, Familiarization Travel experiences (FAM’s), Friday socials, regular team events and professional development opportunities.
  • More: Check out their careers page on www.canadavacations.com for more information about what it is like to work at Fresh Tracks Canada and our current job openings.

Bench

  • Who: Bench offers online bookkeeping for small businesses with a personal touch and a dedicated team that’s always ready to help clients who get too deep in the weeds.
  • Jobs: Bench currently has an impressive 150 openings in Accounting Operations, Client Success, Engineering, and Sales.
  • Perks: Bench is proud to offer flexible vacation days, extended benefits and a Lifestyle Spending Account, with $1,500/year to spend on fitness activities, transit passes, continued learning and more. Work out of Bench’s downtown office with healthy goodies, JJ Bean coffee, beer on tap, plus a dog-friendly office and gender-neutral washrooms.
  • More: You can learn more about Bench and its current openings on the careers page.

lululemon 

  • Who: Founded in Vancouver, BC, lululemon is a technical athletic apparel company for yoga, running, training and most other sweaty pursuits.
  • Jobs: lululemon is hiring full-time and part-time seasonal Guest Education Centre (GEC) educators to join their lululemon team. As the main contact centre, the GEC is a vital frontline for connection with their guests.
  • Perks: As a member of the lululemon team, you’ll work in a fast-paced environment that emphasizes goal setting, health and fitness, community involvement and personal development through their core values. The team has a lot of fun, and would love you to join!
  • More: Check out the GEC’s career page.

Daily Hive

  • Who: Daily Hive is Vancouver’s largest digital media outlet and the fastest growing Canadian digital publication dedicated to millennials. We are laser-focused on delivering quality hyperlocal and lifestyle content to more than 4.5 million readers per month across the country.
  • Jobs: DH is currently looking for Senior Staff Writer for Mapped, the company’s travel channel. If you have a passion for all things travel, and a penchant for creating first-class editorial content, this could be the perfect role for you.
  • Perks: Long-term growth opportunity, downtown Vancouver office near transit hubs, medical/dental/vision benefits, yoga and spin memberships. 
  • More: Visit the Daily Hive careers page for our most up-to-date jobs!

Major Tom

  • Who: Major Tom is Vancouver’s largest digital marketing and advertising agency and is located on the edge of Gastown. Major Tom is looking for digital innovators in a variety of roles to join its rapidly evolving team.
  • Jobs: Its Vancouver office currently has three job openings in its marketing team: digital campaign manager, senior campaign manager and performance marketing coordinator.
  • Perks: Annual travel allowance to work from our Toronto or New York offices, free fitness memberships, flexible work hours, organic snacks, regular events hosted by our social committee, potlucks, Friday (mostly) drinks, trivia nights, yoga, and video game tournaments.
  • More: Visit the Major Tom careers page at MajorTom.com for the most up-to-date openings.

Broadband TV

  • Who: Broadband TV is a media-tech company based in Vancouver that specializes in the creation, distribution, management, and monetization of content. It has 38 billion monthly impressions, making it the third-largest video property on the planet behind Facebook and Google.
  • Jobs: Its Vancouver office currently has 11 job openings in a variety of departments including accounting, content strategy, YouTube partnerships, domestic markets, E-commerce, finance and partner experience. 
  • Perks: BBTV offers competitive salaries, flexible hours, has a fully-stocked games room, lounge spaces, movie theatre and in-house automated barista. Other perks include gym passes and healthy snacks.
  • More: Visit the Broadband careers page for the most up-to-date openings.

City of Vancouver

  • Who: The City of Vancouver is one of the city’s largest employers, not only at City Hall but also its divisions and subsidiaries across the region. It was recently heralded as one of Canada’s top diversity employers.
  • Jobs: The city currently has 20 job openings in corporate services, planning, technology, parks and recreation, engineering, development and sustainability.
  • Perks: The COV boasts Competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits packages, opportunities for career development and professional advancement. Complete health-care coverage, reduced-cost transit passes and free counselling services for staff. There’s also an earned-days off (EDO) program, opportunities for job sharing, and fitness and wellness workshops.
  • More: Check out their jobs page for the most up-to-date openings.

Bananatag

  • Who: From a small start-up, Bananatag has expanded its product offering into the internal communications market and solves communication problems for some of the biggest companies in the world.
  • Jobs: They are currently on the hunt for six new Vancouver staff: QA engineer, software engineer, communication manager, senior product owner, software engineer, software manager.
  • Perks: Bi-annual company getaways, bi-weekly catered team lunch, snacks and fully stocked fridges (beer and cocktails). They also host weekly ping pong tournaments and wind down with video games and pool on Friday afternoons.
  • More: Check out their Careers page for the most up-to-date openings.

Fairmont Pacific Rim

  • Who: Recently named one of the 50 best hotels in Canada, the Fairmont Pacific Rim is a luxury Fairmont property in downtown Vancouver that boasts stunning views and delicious award-winning restaurants.
  • Jobs: The luxury hotel currently has 18 job openings including housekeeping positions, sommelier, Botanist general manager, junior server, hostess, overnight front desk, room attendant, handyman, cook and doorperson.
  • Perks: The Fairmont offers an employee discount on room rates, food & beverage, spa experiences and golf at Fairmont and its sister brands. There are also opportunities to transfer to other properties around the globe.
  • More: Check out their career page for current opportunities.

Later

  • Who: Founded as the first-to-market Instagram scheduler in 2014, Later (formerly Latergramme) has grown from a simple Instagram tool to the #1 visual marketing platform for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest and has over 2 million users globally.
  • Jobs: Eight current Vancouver openings include: Several openings on the Customer Happiness team, director of customer experience, product designer, android developer, and a video producer/editor.
  • Perks: Lunch & learns, fun team outings, annual retreats, beer and wine on tap, dog-friendly office, flexible / work from home options.
  • More: You can learn more about Later‘s openings on its jobs page.

Parq

  • Who: The entertainment destination has two luxury & lifestyle hotels, eight restaurant and lounges, casino and spa.
  • Jobs: Parq has 13 job openings in its restaurants and food service, casino, communications team and front desk staff positions.
  • Perks: Discounts at the 5 restaurants and 3 lounges at the property as well on hotel stays and at the Spa by JW. Parq associates receive discounts on fitness studios, bar and bike share services, and can participate in events throughout the year, including a wellness fair, summer and holiday parties and customer service awards.
  • More: Check out its work page here, and job listings.

SkyBox Labs

  • 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: 19 current openings producers, technical artists, animators, accountants and engineers. It also has an open call out for talented staff!
  • 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.

Article

  • Who: Founded in 2011 by four software engineers, Article delivers beautifully designed modern furniture with outstanding attention to detail. Article doesn’t have brick and mortar stores, so they’re able to deliver remarkable value on their products.
  • Jobs: Article currently has 18 positions located in Vancouver open in the following departments: Customer Service, Logistics, Finance, Distribution, Marketing, Creative, Product, Engineering, Human Resources, Supply Chair, Facilities and Warehouse.
  • Perks: Employee perks include an awesome open-concept office, free snacks, a benefits package with all the bells and whistles, discounts on products plus free upgraded delivery, and fun staff activities.
  • More: You can learn more about the current openings on the Article careers page.

BuildDirect

  • Who: BuildDirect is the world’s largest online marketplace for home improvement products, connecting homeowners directly to suppliers, based in Vancouver.
  • Jobs: BuildDirect is currently five positions in the following areas: Buyer Experience, Marketing and Operations.
  • Perks: Unlimited paid vacation and stock options for all employees, plus yoga, foosball, and fireside chats with the CEO. And of course, ping pong.
  • More: Full details on each of these positions can be found on the careers page.

Archiact VR

  • 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: Its 3 current openings include a controller, junior accountant and an open callout for talent.
  • 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.

Kabam

  • 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 37 openings in the following departments: Software Engineering, Marketing, People and Talent Acquisition, Studio Operations, Marketing, Game Production and Game Design.
  • 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 its current openings here.

Finn AI

  • 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: It has two openings at the Vancouver office: Marketing coordinator and internal sales representative.
  • 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.
  • More: You can learn more about these openings on the Finn AI jobs page.

IT Glue

  • Who: IT Glue is an award-winning IT documentation software designed to help businesses maximize the efficiency, transparency and consistency of their team.
  • Jobs: There are 5 open positions include DevOps Engineer, Senior Backend Developer, Senior Front-end Developer and Software Development Engineer.
  • 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.
  • More: You can learn more about these openings on the company careers page.

Sophos

  • 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 8 positions including developers, engineers, marketing managers, demand generation specialists, as well as channel and enterprise account managers.
  • Perks: Employee perks include great health benefits, flexible time off, downtown office, RRSP matching, and more.
  • More: You can learn more about these openings on the Sophos’ career page.

Eventbase

  • Who: Eventbase is a leading mobile event technology platform for global brands. Some of the globe’s top companies use Eventbase to power their event apps including IBM, Microsoft, ESPN, and Cisco.
  • Jobs: Eventbase is currently looking to hire 13 positions in customer delivery and success, development and engineering and future opportunities.
  • Perks: Employees not only get to work with cutting-edge technology, high profile brands, and a talented team, they also have the opportunity to create products that can transform an event.
  • More: You can learn more about these opportunities on the Eventbase career page.

Indochino

  • Who: Vancouver-based Indochino continues to disrupt the custom suit industry with its intuitive websites, online custom measuring options, free shipping over $150, and easy returns.
  • Jobs: 8 current positions at its Vancouver and Burnaby showrooms including style guides and team leads, and an in-house tailor.  It’s also looking to hire 6 people for head office positions, including tax specialist, user experience manager, customer service representative and digital marketing specialist.
  • Perks: You’ll get to work at a stylish downtown office, join a world-renowned company culture, have VIP access to products, annual parties, and team events.
  • More: You can learn more about each of these opportunities on the careers page.

Rival Technologies

  • Who: Rival Technologies is a company rethinking market research with chat, video and voice technology for the mobile-first generation. It works with some of North America’s largest brands like the National Football League, Vancouver Canucks and more.
  • Jobs: Five current openings include technical support manager, intermediate software engineer and service desk analyst.
  • Perks: A competitive salary, dental and health coverage, and bonuses and stock options on the table. Rival also offers a flexible work schedule and provides ways for people to occasionally work remotely.
  • More: You can learn more about Rival Technologies openings on its careers page.

MetaLab

  • Who: MetaLab is a product design agency that has been building products for over a decade with companies like Slack, Google, and Lonely Planet. The team is located in Vancouver, Victoria, and elsewhere around the world with a remote-friendly culture and is hiring in design, engineering, and operations.
  • Jobs: Six jobs open in design, engineering, and operations.
  • Perks: Unlimited vacation, flexible schedules, remote work and more
  • More: You can learn more about MetaLab and current job openings on its careers page.

Central 1

  • Who: Central 1 is a fintech leader in Canada and the partner of choice for financial, digital banking and payment products and services for over 250 financial institutions across Canada. The organization’s innovations improve the banking experience of nearly five million Canadians, every day and have reshaped the way we bank. Employees are encouraged to lead and innovate with creativity and agility. Built on co-operative values, Central 1 places priority on communities, social responsibility and people.  Employees get a day off to go out and help those in need within their local area, and are encouraged to do more.
  • Jobs: Central 1 currently has 60-65 job openings across the business including: Marketing, Human Resources, Communications, Development and Finance. Some key opportunities include User Experience ManagerSenior Business Analyst, and Web Developer.
  • Perks: Central 1 offers a competitive salary, individual and company-wide incentive plans, matched contributions for your RRSP, and a top-notch benefits plan. The organization also offers career development opportunities, flexible work arrangements and a terrific work-life balance.
  • More: To learn more about Central 1 and check out the current openings, visit their careers page.

PocketPills 

  • Who: PocketPills is Canada’s first tech-based pharmacy, using technology to innovate how prescriptions are filled, delivered and taken. Established by two pharmacists and an engineer, their technology improves medication management and accessibility, all while reducing the cost of prescription drugs.
  • Jobs: PocketPills is looking to grow their innovative team with the addition of a Software Engineer, Software Engineer (UI/UX), Software Engineer (QA), Sales Representative and Staff Pharmacist.
  • Perks: Beyond working with cutting edge technology, PocketPills team members enjoy flexible working hours, competitive benefits, a fully stocked snacks and beer fridge, and regular fun team events.
  • More: You can learn more about PocketPills openings on their careers page.

Galvanize

  • Who: Vancouver-based software firm ACL is now Galvanize! With the mission of strengthening organizations to do heroic work, Galvanize delivers security, risk management, compliance, and audit software to some of the biggest and most well-known private and public organizations. Sure, they’re a software company, but they don’t just sell technology—they empower organizations to achieve great things and change the world in the process.
  • Jobs: Current openings include Account Executive, Client Partner, Digital Campaign Manager, Jr. Salesforce System Administrator, Marketing Programs Manager, Marketing Programs Specialist, Sales Development Representative, Sales Enablement Specialist, Senior Manager, Data-Driven GRC Consulting, Senior Software Engineer (Backend), Senior Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails), Senior Solutions Consultant, Software Engineer (Backend), Software Engineer (Cloud) and Solutions Consultant.
  • Perks: Employee perks include industry-leading health benefits, RRSP matching, a generous healthcare/personal spending account, and 15 weeks of maternity and parental leave top up to 100% of base pay for new parents. Professional development and educational funding are offered at all levels. Their full games lounge with local craft beer on tap doesn’t get any complaints, either.
  • More: You can learn more about Galvanize openings on their careers page.

Lendesk

  • Who: Lendesk creates technology to simplify the mortgage process for Canadians. Lendesk’s technology streamlines the internal processes of mortgage brokers and lenders to improve their workflow and deliver a better experience to homebuyers.
  • Jobs: With plans to grow their workforce by over 54% in 2019, Lendesk is currently hiring for four positions including: Product Manager, and three developers.
  • Perks: In addition to the obligatory startup staples of fresh coffee, healthy snacks and office dogs, Lendesk offers competitive salaries, flexible work from home policies committed to promoting a sensible work-life balance and a comprehensive benefit package. Better yet, all “Lendies” benefit from an education budget and are supported with professional development and mentorship opportunities to help them grow in their field.
  • More: You can learn more about Lendesk’s current openings on its careers page.