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24 Vancouver companies currently hiring more than 320 positions in May

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Darcy Matheson Apr 29, 2019 7:00 am 3,953

Feeling a little stale in your current job, or looking to try something new?

There’s never been a better time to be a job seeker in Vancouver.

Here’s a roundup of two dozen great companies that are currently hiring more than 320 different jobs in the city right now.

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 27 job openings in parks and recreation, engineering, corporate services, planning, development and sustainability, technology, administration and community and social development.
  • 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.

Best Buy

  • Who: Headquartered out of Burnaby, Best Buy Canada is one of Canada’s largest and most successful retailers, with more than 177 retail locations across the country and an award-winning eCommerce website.
  • Jobs: 62 current job opportunities include Software Developers, DevOps Engineers, Digital Marketers, Sales Specialists, General Managers, Technical Support, and Warehouse Associates.
  • Perks: Employee discounts on products, comprehensive savings and benefits programs, MyGiving community programs and services such as an onsite cafeteria and gym at the corporate head office.
  • More: Visit the Best Buy Canada careers page.

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: Seven current openings include a Junior Producer, Junior Software Engineer, Producer, Rendering Engineer, Senior Gameplay Animator, Senior Rendering Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, 2 Software Engineers (Halo and Minecraft), Technical Artist and VFX Artist.
  • 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 17 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.

Nucleus

  • Who: Nucleus provides industry-leading Managed IT Services and IT Project initiatives to ensure that its clients are getting the most out of their technology investment.
  • Jobs: Nucleus is looking to fill a variety of roles within its Business Development, IT Support, and IT Consulting teams in Vancouver, Calgary, and Toronto!
  • Perks: Comprehensive benefits, flexible work from home options, monthly team social events, startup-like atmosphere, and an internal mentoring/professional development program.
  • More: Visit bit.ly/workatnucleus for up-to-date openings and bit.ly/nucleusinstagram for a peek inside our culture.

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: Major Tom’s Vancouver office currently has six job openings across all teams, including Digital Marketing Analyst, Chinese Marketing Content Writer, UI Designer, Digital Project Manager, Digital Campaign Manager and Talent Acquisition Specialist.
  • 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.

PocketPills

  • Who: PocketPills is Canada’s first ePharmacy platform, using technology to innovate how prescriptions are filled, delivered and taken.
  • Jobs: PocketPills is looking to grow their innovative team with 7 new positions in Surrey, including an Accounting Assistant and Sales Representative.
  • 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.

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 22 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.

Wiivv

  • Who: Wiivv is a technology company transforming footwear, apparel, and wearables for every human body. Its custom-fit and sandals are created uniquely for you, based on measurements taken from the award-winning Wiivv app.
  • Jobs: They are currently hiring four positions: Branded Content Producer, Digital Marketing Specialist, Financial Controller and QA Automation Engineer.
  • Perks: Free insoles, flexible hours and work from home options, 50% off transit passes, cycling and walking incentives, subsidized gym passes, plus sponsorship and reimbursements for conferences and training courses. Their office is pet-friendly, and there are lots of staff outings.
  • More: Check out their 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.
  • Jobs: Central 1 currently has 53 job openings across the business including: Marketing, Human Resources, Communications, Development and Finance. Some key opportunities include Enterprise Architect, Solution Architect and Senior Developers.
  • 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 its careers 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: 11 current positions at its Vancouver and Burnaby showrooms and Vancouver headquarters.
  • 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.

CTO.ai 

  • Who: CTO.ai enables development teams to easily adopt automation into their workflows to streamline processes and increase repeatability. CTO.ai has tripled the size of their company in the last year and is looking for talented individuals who want to make an immediate impact.
  • Jobs: Its Gastown office currently has 7 roles across teams in Engineering, including Senior Software Engineers, DevOps, Engineering Managers, Marketing, People Operations, and Product Design.
  • Perks: Employer-paid comprehensive benefits plan, flexible work schedule, generous vacation policy, regularly catered lunches, healthy snacks, great office space, monthly team events and more!
  • More: Visit the CTO.ai careers page for the latest openings.

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 6 positions: Producer/Product Manager, Android Manager, Head of Engineering Project Coordinator, Manager of Mobile Development and Future Eventbaser.
  • 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.

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: 8 current openings include: Intermediate Javascript Developer, QA Analyst, Content Writer, Product Marketing Specialist, Human Resources Generalist, UX Writer and several openings on the Customer Happiness team.
  • 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.

 

 

 

Copperleaf

  • Who: Copperleaf is a fast-growing company led by Vancouver tech veterans, including the BC Tech Association’s “Person of the Year,” CEO Judi Hess. It builds innovative products that help asset-intensive companies build a better world.
  • Jobs: Vancouver HQ currently has 13 openings across all teams, including Product Development, Marketing, Sales, Consulting, IT/DevOps and HR/Ops, with a range of roles for both new grads and experienced hires.
  • Perks: Our employees enjoy great perks, including stock options and RRSP contributions for every employee, snacks, drinks, transit passes, standing desks and—of course—foosball and ping pong!
  • More: Check out their Careers 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 7 new staff: Senior Developers, Devops, QA’s and a Marketing Coordinator. Aside from current openings, Bananatag is always on the lookout for great candidates who are passionate, hardworking and friendly.
  • 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.

Parallel Domain

  • Who: Parallel Domain is a fast-growing startup with offices in Palo Alto, California, and Vancouver. PD’s software is a world generation engine that makes creating new simulation environments as easy as turning a dial.
  • Job: Parallel Domain is currently looking for a Software Engineer, Sr. Software Engineer, and AI System Architect.
  • Perks: Working on cutting edge technology, great health benefits, flexible work schedule and location, and more.
  • More: You can learn more about these opportunities here.

A Thinking Ape

  • Who: A Thinking Ape builds mobile apps and games, and is one of the top grossing developers on the Apple App Store worldwide.
  • Jobs: A Thinking Ape is looking to hire 10 positions: a Community Manager, Software Engineering – Lead, Junior Motion Graphics Designer, 3D Artist Co-op, Software Development Engineer, Art Lead, Live Ops, Lead Mobile Game Designer, Copywriter – Mobile Games and Software.
  • Perks: Year-end bonuses, employee stock options, flexible hours, company hockey/dodgeball teams, weekly catered lunches, and a massage chair.
  • More: You can learn more about these opportunities on the jobs 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 three positions in the following areas: Business Development Representative, Customer Advisor and Director of Sales.
  • 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 8 current openings include 3D Animator, Concept Artist, Senior Software Engineer, Quality Assurance Specialist and Junior Accountant.
  • 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.

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 13 open positions including People Generalist, DevOps Engineer, Senior Backend Developer, Senior Frontend Developer, Junior Developer, Marketing Operations Manager, Sales Engineer, Technical Writer, Customer Success Manager, Support Specialist, Technical Writer and 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.
  • More: You can learn more about these openings on the company careers page.

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: Currently, Bench has 11 openings in Vancouver: Entry-level Accounting Associate, Creative Director, Senior Manager, Operations Strategy, Data Analyst, Principle Engineer, Senior Mobile Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, Technical Marketing Engineer, Marketing Project Coordinator, Technical Recruiter and Sales Operation Specialist.
  • Perks: Employee perks include flexible vacation days, a dog-friendly office, lots of snacks and drinks, health and wellness subsidies, and a great benefits package.
  • More: You can learn more on the Bench 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: 5 openings 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.

ACL

  • Who: ACL delivers best-in-class risk management, compliance, and audit software to some of the biggest and most well-known private and public organizations.
  • Jobs: 10 current openings include Senior Manager of Data-Driven GRC Consulting, Sales Development Representative, Product Marketing Manager, Technical Product Manager/Product Designer, Experienced Rails Developer, R&D Manager, Software Engineer (Co-op) and Senior 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 education 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 ACL openings on their careers page.
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