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It goes without saying that the spread of COVID-19 has had a significant impact on employment, hiring trends, and the world of work in general. While the current “new normal” has been a shrinkage in the workforce, startups in Vancouver’s hot tech market are still growing and hiring.
Here are three great Vancouver tech startups that are hiring right now.
Lumen5 combines artificial intelligence and machine learning in a platform that can turn text into engaging video content in minutes – with no training. Launched in 2017, Lumen5 recently won New Ventures BC and was recognized for being one of the fastest-growing startups in the province, with over 400,000 users across the globe.
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The company shares that they are always looking for self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit. If that sounds like you, or if you want to know more about the culture and available roles at Lumen5, visit their careers page here.
Fresh Prep is a meal kit delivery service that provides pre-portioned, pre-chopped ingredients in reusable cooler bags, and recyclable or compostable packaging options. Launched in 2015, Fresh Prep has grown its customer base by over 200 percent year over year and now has over 250 employees.
The company is looking to hire nearly a dozen positions in the next couple of months to help meet increased demand, including development, marketing, and production roles. The company boasts competitive pay, career growth opportunities, oh, and free food! A full list of available roles can be found at the Fresh Prep career portal.
Vessi is a shoe company like no other. Founded by Mikaella Go and Tony Yu through a Kickstarter project (their campaign attracted more than nine thousand backers and 1.2 million dollars pledged), the company has a patented fabric technology, which was designed to withstand Vancouver’s wet, rainy weather – and stay stylish.
Totally vegan and sustainably made, the waterproof shoe “functions like a boot, fits like a sock, but looks like a sneaker.” This mix seems to be hit; pre-orders were halted to keep up with the overwhelming demand. Now the company is hiring to continue its growth; Vessi is looking for talented individuals in administration and HR, customer success, and marketing, Find out more about the company and their available roles at the Vessi careers page.
Spocket aims to revolutionize the dropshipping market with the help of machine learning. The company enables over 33,000 entrepreneurs across five continents to launch and scale their online store, and are one of the fastest-growing companies in Canada.
Spocket has over 10 different positions currently open, including development, product management, marketing, and customer experience roles, with more to come in the weeks ahead.
They promise a friendly, inspiring, close-knit team, and family health insurance. For more information about Spocket and the different career options available, visit their website here.
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To meet increased demand and continue our global growth, BrainStation is hiring in Vancouver across a variety of roles and departments. Visit our Careers Page