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DreamCraft Attractions has emerged as the leading provider of premium VR and AR attractions for the themed entertainment industry.

We are expanding our team to meet the growing demands of the industry and are looking to fill the following positions:

Victoria, BC

This enviable position will apply their skills to help lead the growth of a ground-breaking, innovative company that is at the forefront of delivering dynamic virtual and augmented reality experiences into location based entertainment venues.

Who are you? You are a well-grounded and experienced individual who is familiar with start up organizations and consistently surpasses expectations and meets commitments on tight deadlines, all while managing a variety of tasks and relationships in an efficient and meticulous manner.

You will be entrusted with your own share of responsibilities. You will have the support of your teammates and manager. You will make a difference.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work closely with designers, artists and other engineers to design a great VR experience
  • Collaborate with members of the team to build sustainable technologies and code
  • Play an active role in supporting the team by helping address issues in production
  • May lead a small team; willing and able to provide mentorship for junior programmers
  • Experience with code optimization to improve performance
  • Strong data structures, logic, and algorithm skills as well as a broad understanding of game systems
  • Self motivation and willingness to participate in may areas of game development
  • Experience designing sustainable APIs and managing their lifecycles

REQUIREMENTS

  • Minimum of 3 year’s professional experience
  • Shipped at least one AAA title
  • Experience in the design and implementation of various game systems, management, AI pathing, animation FX and user interface
  • Extreme passion for creating virtual reality experiences
  • Prior development work with client/server game systems

PLUSES

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, physics or a related field
  • Experience shipping multiple game titles
Victoria, BC

The Technical Artist acts as a bridge between the artists and engineers. They are considered part of the art team and work closely with artists, project managers, SEs and the rest of the Technical Art team. The main areas of responsibilities include art production workflows, tools, pipelines, asset optimization/integration and shader development. Candidates can be from an Art, Design, Mathematics, Engineering or Computer Science background; however they must demonstrate a comfort level in working with both art and science.

This enviable position will apply their skills to contribute to the growth of a ground-breaking, innovative company that is at the forefront of delivering dynamic virtual and augmented reality experiences into location based entertainment venues.

Who are you? You are a well-grounded and enthusiastic individual, who consistently surpasses expectations and meets commitments on tight deadlines, all while managing a variety of tasks and relationships in an efficient and meticulous manner.

You will be entrusted with your own share of responsibilities. You will have the support of your teammates and manager. You will make a difference.

REQUIREMENTS

  • Ideally at least 2 years of cinematic/games production experience.
  • A bachelor’s degree (or equivalent) in a related field is desired.
  • Highly adept at communicating with different audiences: artists, engineers, managers.
  • Proficient scripting/programming in python and C#, C++ a bonus (but not required).
  • Expert knowledge of a 2D and 3D art packages: Maya/Photoshop required. Houdini/Substance Designer a bonus.
  • Self-motivation and willingness to participate in many areas of game development
  • Prior development work in Unity and Unreal

PLUSES

  • An aptitude for problem solving, particularly as it pertains to testing and debugging technical issues.
  • Deep understanding of asset optimization challenges/techniques.
  • A willingness to jump into the unknown and solve new problems; the ability to think creatively to resolve technical challenges and limitations.
  • Prior experience in VR product development
Victoria, BC

DreamCraft Attractions is searching for a dynamic Project Director to work with their talented team of professionals who are revolutionizing the way themed entertainment industry innovates.  This position will have overall operational and management responsibility for a major Company project or projects and associated team(s) of professionals, serving as the point-person for on time, on quality and within budget completion, and serving as primary project management spokesperson.

Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer (COO), the Project Director is a key member of DreamCraft’s management team, and brings a proven track record in software project management leadership for clients from large-scale organizations.  The right candidate is an efficient and experienced project manager who stops at nothing but perfection.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Establishing and maintaining procedures and protocols for project management and scheduling;
  • Managing major projects from contract negotiation through to contract completion;
  • Supervising and mentoring project staff and contractors;
  • Scheduling both internally to the team, and externally for the client;
  • Identifying and qualifying vendors and company personnel as needed; generating scope of work documents, daily schedules, and managing progress and any deviations;
  • Maintaining positive, lasting relationships with the client and managing any conflicts or scope changes;
  • Overseeing project accounting through reporting profit and loss figures; consolidating and analyzing profitability, margins, etc., and helping to create pipeline forecasts.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

What do you bring?  While we would prefer candidates with related (e.g. VR and/or AR) software project management experience within the amusement industry, and/or an engineering degree, what DreamCraft absolutely requires the right candidate to bring includes:

  • At least six (6) years’ recent, related experience as Project Manager, responsible for projects of similar size, nature and scope;
  • PMP certification or equivalent;
  • Experience formally supervising and mentoring staff;
  • Strong communications, scheduling and organizational skills (MS Project or similar preferred);
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision; and
  • Ability to travel globally (no travel restrictions); and willingness to reside in Victoria, BC area.

PREFERRED CANDIDATE

Do you pride yourself on being highly organized, detail oriented and committed to quality work?  Are you a natural problem solver, unflappable under pressure and tight deadlines, and with a strong sense of confidentiality and professionalism?  If so, we encourage you to consider this rare opportunity with a truly unique company.

HOW TO APPLY

Qualified applicants are encouraged to apply in confidence with a covering letter, resume and salary expectations clearly indicating exactly how your education and experience meet each of the requirements of this position.  Applications will be accepted until November 20, 2017.

We thank all applicants who apply; however only those selected for consideration will be contacted.

GENERAL APPLICATION

Don’t see a position that matches your qualifications, but are confident you’d make a great addition to the team?

Please submit your resume to careers@dreamcraftattractions.com, list your area of expertise in the subject line and why you think that you would be a great fit.

DREAMCRAFT ATTRACTIONS

794 Yates Street
Victoria, BC V8W 1L4
info@dreamcraftattractions.com

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