Pixvana is hiring a

Software Project Manager

Seattle, United States
Full-Time

Pixvana, pixel nirvana in the cloud…

DELIGHTING PIXELS AND TAKING THEM TO THE NEXT LEVEL OF EXISTENCE

Are you ready to work on mind blowing products that your parents can’t understand and your kids will use more than a cell phone when they grow up?  If you are a passionate, talented individual who wants to add your own magic to the mix, please read on.

Pixvana is a Seattle-based software startup building a Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) video processing and delivery platform for media and entertainment applications.  Pixvana’s founders have proven startup success in media technology and hail from senior product and engineering leadership positions at Apple, Adobe, Microsoft, Lucasfilm, and Red Giant.

The company is backed by major Seattle investors and high profile executives in entertainment and media.  We are looking for big brain, high energy talent to join us in our quest to make the rules for video delivery in the VR era.  

ROLE

Software Project Manager

We're getting ready to ready to launch a brand new platform and are looking for a world class project manager to help keep our teams on track.

The role is responsible for assisting the product owner and engineering team with implementing Pixvana’s product launches, on-going feature tracking, feature scheduling and project scheduling for production.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work cross-functionally with product managers, business development, production team and executive team to create reliable release schedules
  • Track feature development timing in an Agile development process
  • Collaborate with product designers and engineers to assure that features are correctly defined
  • Generate and develop tracking tools and reports for company wide communication
  • Manage test schedules for product completeness and release
  • Assist production teams in tracking schedules for client delivery

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in engineering, computer science or related field, preferably including software development experience
  • Three or more years of work experience in a technology company, including experience in web, software or product delivery
  • Experience and understanding of product design, customer research, conformance testing, analytics and the software development cycle and product creation
  • Ability to take initiative, employ good judgment, and manage projects from beginning to end
  • Ability to meet deadlines and to anticipate next steps or needs
  • Ability to clearly articulate goals and objectives verbally and in writing
  • High degree of comfort working in a startup environment
  • Available full time in Seattle, WA
  • Bonus: Experience in the film, VR, and/or media industries

ABOUT PIXVANA

We are zealots for building great products in a collaborative working environment with minimal hierarchy, open communication, and a shared and meaningful company mission. We believe that part of playing to win means playing together - come play with us!

Our Seattle office is on Stone Way North in Wallingford/Fremont. From our office, you can roll down to Gasworks Park, throw a frisbee to world class cafes, hit the Burke Gilman trail on your bike, tuck under a bridge and visit the Fremont Troll, or hop a bus to anywhere in town. Enter Pixvana's lab and penetrate the cynosure of virtual and augmented reality ideation, creation and application.

Together we will build a company culture that would bring a tech behemoth to its knees and compel a Millennial to post a sunrise on Instagram. We are zealots for building great products in a collaborative working environment with minimal hierarchy, open communication, and a shared and meaningful company mission.  And, yes--we have amazing  vacation policies, the best health benefits, boat rides on Lake Union, foodie meals, Uber-credits, travel benefits--and any new idea that makes our team love coming to work.  We believe that part of playing to win means playing together--come play with us!

Candidates must have permission to live/work in the USA, and be based in Seattle Washington and available to work in our Fremont office.

If you are interested in being part of this innovative start-up, please click on the "apply" button below and send us your resume/CV.  

We look forward to hearing from you!

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