15 Vancouver companies currently hiring more than 500 positions in October

Sep 27 2019, 2:00 pm

From mindful meditation rooms to unlimited snacks, sit-stand desks and paid time off to volunteer for your favourite charity, there are lots of Vancouver companies that boast serious work-life benefits.

And good news — they are all looking for full-time staff to add to their teams.

This month’s list of companies who are hiring features clothing retailers, tech startups, grocery innovators, furniture giants and — oh right — a fast-growing media company called Daily Hive.

Find something you love in this list of Vancouver jobs!

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  • Who: Appnovation is a global full-service digital consultancy, helping businesses advance and inspire, create positive transformation, and champion digital innovation. 
  • Jobs: Appnovation is currently hiring for 18 full time positions including roles in Technology, Business Development, Delivery, People and Culture, and more. There will be more roles to come in the near future due to the anticipated company growth.
  • Perks: Some additional employee perks offered at headquarters in Vancouver includes free breakfast or lunch every Friday, an annual fitness allowance, office yoga, comprehensive medical & dental benefits, discounted TELUS corporate cell phone plan, bi-annual company-paid events, happy hour every Friday and more.
  • More: Connect and stay updated on what Appnovation is working on, their job openings, and the exciting things happening in the offices.

Aquatic Informatics

  • Who: Aquatic Informatics provides software solutions that address critical water data management, analytics, and compliance challenges for the rapidly growing water industry. Aquatic Informatics’ mission is to protect life with open and timely water information, by organizing the world’s water data, and empowering industry experts to make data driven, smart decisions.
  • Jobs: Aquatic Informatics currently has openings in Development, Finance, Human Resources, Sales, Marketing and Customer Support. Check out their careers page for up-to-date opportunities!
  • Perks: Recognized for being one of the best places to work in Canada for 3 years running, Aquatic Informatics offers a competitive compensation package, including MSP, Extended Health benefits, an RRSP program, additional paid days off, maternity & parental leave, volunteer leave and a fitness subsidy. They also offer group volunteer initiatives organized by the company, weekly yoga classes, weekly happy hour, an employee referral bonus program, healthy office snacks including organic fruit, and regular social events hosted by their Culture Committee.
  • More: Using business as a force for good, Aquatic Informatics balances planet, people & prosperity in their decision making. They donate software, volunteer, have fun, and unquestionably support their people in times of need.


  • Who: Founded in Vancouver, Aritzia is an innovative design house of exclusive fashion brands, with nearly 100 boutiques across Canada and the U.S. When Brian Hill opened the first standalone boutique in 1984, the idea was simple: offer beautiful clothes in aspirational spaces with exceptional service.
  • Jobs: Aritzia is hiring 200 Seasonal Distribution Centre Associates to join its team. Reliable and meticulous, Seasonal Distribution Centre Associates do a critical job: they get the right product, to the right destination, at the right time.
  • Perks: Seasonal Distribution Centre Associates are paid a wage starting at $17 per hour and, as a member of the Aritzia team, have access to product at a discount. The brand new distribution centre in New Westminster has a state-of-the art gym, basketball court, lockers, showers, and a bright open kitchen – with a ping pong table, TV, games, and more – to get to know your colleagues.
  • More: Check out the job posting to apply online and receive an invitation to one of several open houses, taking place throughout the month of October.

Daily Hive

  • Who: We’re a fast-growing Canadian digital publication focused on delivering hyperlocal and lifestyle content to serve more than 4.5 million readers per month across the country.
  • Jobs: Open positions include a travel writer, online editor, two staff writers, Vancouver city editor (contract), account executive, accountant, and director of product.
  • Perks: Competitive salaries, benefits, and a TON of fun perks, including free fitness memberships.
  • More: Check out our current job offerings below!

Canada Drives

  • Who: One of Canada’s fastest growing companies, Canada Drives works with dealerships and finance partners to provide car buyers access to auto financing.
  • Jobs: The team is looking to fill 50 jobs in the next month alone — with 26 positions in Vancouver in sales, technology, customer service, IT, operations, marketing, legal, finance, dealer services, drivers and client care.
  • Perks: Full MSP & benefits, fully stocked kitchen, subsidized transit pass and monthly team events.
  • More: Check out its careers page for current opportunities.


  • Who: The San Francisco-based tech giant is an online solution for customer relationship management. They work with thousands of businesses across the world. They also just opened a swanky new Vancouver office. 
  • Jobs: There are currently 12 job openings in Vancouver, including software and android engineers, director of nonprofit insights, developers and account executives.
  • Perks: Company share purchase programs, commuter benefits, fertility benefits, education reimbursement up to $5k, sit-stand desks, meditation and yoga rooms, bottomless gourmet snacks and beverages. The company also lets staff take seven days off each year to volunteer for the causes they are passionate about.
  • More: For the latest Salesforce jobs, check out its career page.


  • Who: SPUD.ca is an e-commerce grocery delivery company, specializing in local, organic, and sustainable products.
  • Jobs: Their Burnaby office has a variety of openings including Operations, Customer Care, Purchasing, Delivery, FP&A, IT, and Accounting. Their brick and mortar store/cafe Be Fresh is currently hiring a Barista and a Customer Service Rep.
  • 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.


  • 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.

Traction on Demand 

  • Who: Traction on Demand is one of North America’s largest Salesforce consulting partners and app development firms. The company has consistently been recognized as one of the fastest growing, best managed and happiest workplaces in North America.
  • Jobs: Currently hiring more than 40 roles in Vancouver including Art Director, Business Analyst, Data Specialists, Engagement Manager,  Director of Talent Acquisition, Full Stack Developers, among others.
  • Perks: Wellness lunch program, fitness allowance, annual team camp, flexible hours, monthly community events, veteran sidekick program, professional development fund, and more.
  • More: To learn more about Traction on Demand and check out the current openings, visit their jobs page.


  • Who: TZOA is the startup behind Canada’s first and only all-in-one smart home air filtration solution, HAVEN. HAVEN delivers air quality updates straight to a homeowner’s mobile device.
  • Jobs: Front End Developer, Product Support Technician, and Production Assembly Technician.
  • Perks: TZOA emphasizes a healthy work environment through flexible hours, team-building activities, and a dog-friendly atmosphere.
  • More: To learn more about TZOA and its current openings, visit its careers page.


  • Who: 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 50% this year, Lendesk is currently hiring for Senior Developers in Vancouver, including leaders who are interested in building new teams. Other available positions include: Product Manager, Ruby Developer, Customer Success Representatives, and Mortgage Brokers.
  • 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.


  • Who: Galvanize delivers security, risk management, compliance, and audit software to some of the biggest and most well-known private and public organizations.
  • Jobs:  Current openings include Account Executive, Corporate Council, Instructional Designer, Partner Enablement Program Manager, Sales Enablement Specialist, Senior Consulting Manager, Senior Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails), Senior Solutions Consultant, Senior Technical Product Manager, Software Engineer (Backend), Software Engineer (Cloud), Software Engineer (Co-op), Software Engineer (Fullstack), Software Engineer in Test, Solutions Consultant, Specialist, and Technical Product Manager.
  • Perks: 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 the Account Executive position on its careers page.

Lighthouse Labs 

  • Who: Lighthouse Labs was created in 2013 by a team of software developers with a passion for code, mentorship, and education. Their mission: to continuously find the best ways to train the next generation of developers and transform the way that tech education is delivered.
  • Jobs: Lighthouse Labs is looking for an Employer Relations Manager to join their league of extraordinary people.
  • Perks: Lighthouse Labs is an inclusive employer, with diverse (and dog-friendly!) campuses across the country. Employees enjoy remote flexibility, employee benefits, and additional time off over the Christmas holiday season.
  • More: You can learn more about Lighthouse Labs openings on their careers page.


  • Who: Just named one of the country’s fastest growing companiesArticle makes modern furniture without brick and mortar storefronts. 
  • Jobs: Currently has 15 open positions in Vancouver, in logistics, marketing, accounting, customer care, data scientist, sales, technology, engineering, supply chain and warehouse.
  • Perks: Competitive salaries, working in a converted warehouse with complimentary snacks, discounts on products, and lots of extra-curricular activities with your team.
  • More: Check out its careers page for the most up to date listings.


  • Who: CTO.ai enables development teams to easily adopt automation into their workflows to streamline processes and increase repeatability.
  • Jobs: Its Gastown office currently has several open roles: Senior Software Engineers, Developer Evangelist, Senior Product Marketing Manager (onsite & remote), Senior Technical Product Manager, Technical Account Manager, Site Reliability Engineer / DevOps, Sales Development Representative, Senior Technical Recruiter, Senior Product Designer (onsite & remote), Visual Designer and Senior Account Executive (onsite & remote).
  • Perks: Employer-paid comprehensive benefits plan, flexible work schedule, generous vacation policy, maternity and parental leave policy, learning environment, regularly catered lunches, healthy snacks, great office space, monthly team events.
  • More: Visit the CTO.ai careers page for the latest openings.

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