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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

DreamCraft Attractions is searching for a dynamic Project Director to work with their talented team of professionals who are revolutionizing the way the themed entertainment industry innovates.  This position will have overall operational and management responsibility for a major Company project 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 Executive Officer (CEO), the Project Director 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:

  • Manage the project from contract negotiation through to contract completion;
  • Generate and maintain a project schedule.
  • Establish and maintain procedures and protocols for project management and scheduling;
  • Ensure full and continuous understanding of the Scope of Work (SOW), Commercial Terms, and Schedule
  • Identify and maintain addendums or changes to the SOW, Terms or Schedule and alert Stakeholders and Controller as needed
  • Supervise and mentor project staff and contractors;
  • Schedule both internally to the team, and externally for the client;
  • Identify and qualify vendors and staffing as needed; generating scope of work documents, daily schedules, and managing progress and any deviations;
  • Maintain positive, lasting relationships with the client and manage any conflicts or scope changes;
  • Oversee project accounting through reporting profit and loss figures; consolidating and analyzing profitability, margins, etc., and helping to create pipeline forecasts.

 

We encourage interested candidates to view DreamCraft’s website for examples of their awe-inspiring VR and AR software development projects.  “Fascinating”, “stimulating”, “ground-breaking” and “thoroughly captivating” are words used to describe the natural of their work.

What do you bring?  While we would prefer candidates with related high tech, (e.g. VR and/or AR) software project management experience within the amusement industry, and/or an engineering degree.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • At least ten (10) years’ recent, related experience as a 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
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision; and
  • Ability to travel globally (no travel restrictions); and willingness to reside in the Victoria, B.C. area.

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.

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

 

GOOD TO HAVE

  • 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
DreamCraft Attractions is searching for a Project Manager to work with their talented team of professionals who are revolutionizing the way the themed entertainment industry innovates.  This position will be responsible for overseeing every phase of the software development process from concept to launch.

The right candidate is an experienced leader who can develop and manage successful relationships with clients and stakeholders to contribute to successful delivery of projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinating internal resources and vendors for flawless execution of projects
  • Working with stakeholders to define realistic project scope
  • Develop and monitor project schedules, manage scope and control project costs
  • Identifying project risks and presenting potential solutions to senior management
  • Effectively managing change requests to scope and schedule
  • Prepare project status reports for senior management and clients
  • Maintaining relationships with clients and vendors
  • Working with senior management to prepare proposals for new projects
  • Take notes in Reviews, distribute amongst the team and follow up and track status of action items from reviews

Interested candidates should check out our website for examples of awe-inspiring VR and AR software development projects.  “Fascinating”, “stimulating”, “ground-breaking” and “thoroughly captivating” are words used to describe the nature of this work.

 

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

REQUIREMENTS: 

  • At least three (3-5) years’ recent, related experience as a Software Project Manager responsible for delivering large scale projects from concept to launch
  • PMP certification or other post-secondary education
  • Proven track record managing project budgets
  • Risk management and negotiating skills
  • Strong understanding and experience working in agile methodologies
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Positive and motivational attitude
  • Solid scheduling and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently
  • Hands on experience with software including Jira and Confluence
  • Ability to travel globally (no travel restrictions); and willingness to reside in the Victoria, B.C. area.

 

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.

 

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

#200-4240 Glanford Ave.
Victoria, BC V8Z 4B8
250-940-4670

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