Software Developer

About the Company:

UmbraCity is an innovative and a fast-growing Vancouver startup that provides on-demand access to umbrellas in communities. We have created a network of fully automated umbrella rental kiosks that allow users to borrow umbrellas from a kiosk and return it to any other kiosk. UmbraCity launched its service for the first time at UBC in 2016 with 4 locations. By 2018 we have expanded our network to 40+ locations with the aim to expand to 150+ locations in Vancouver, and expand the service to other major rainy cities around the world.

About the Role:

UmbraCity is looking for an experienced software developer for a 6-month contract with the potential to grow into a key and permanent position to help bring our kiosk user experience and engagement to the next level. As a software developer in our company, you will not just be involved in all aspects of the software development process, but also be encouraged to provide input on future projects, code processes and company direction from software perspective. The successful candidate need to demonstrate deep understanding of JavaScript and desire to broaden his/her skills on newer technologies.

If you think you’re an ideal match, apply with your resume and specifically tell us more about the projects that you’ve built that you are passionate about.

Responsibilities:

  • Translate product requirements to system level architecture and high-level design that can be reused across applications.
  • Design, build, and maintain high performance, reusable, and reliable code

Desired Experiences:

●  Experience using a front-end JS framework such as Angular, React or Vue, preferably React

●  Experience in developing for cross-platform compatible solutions, such as Electron

●  Experience with ES6 and modular JavaScript programming

●  Proficient in using CSS, Bootstrap or SASS/LESS

●  Experience with writing unit tests with tools such as Jasmine, Karma, Jest, Sinon, and Chai

●  Experience with RESTful APIs and SaaS services such as Google APIs

●  Comfortable with using code versioning tools, such as Git

How to Apply:

      To apply, please send your resume careers@umbracity.com and use “Software Developer” as the email subject.

 

Marketing Specialist

About UmbraCity:

UmbraCity is an innovative and a fast-growing Vancouver startup that provides on-demand access to umbrellas in communities. We have created networks of fully automated umbrella rental kiosks that allow users to borrow umbrellas from a kiosk and return it to any other kiosk. This service has been in operations since 2015, and we are ready to take UmbraCity to the next level for its international growth.

About the Role:

UmbraCity is seeking a marketing specialist to join our team. We are looking for a talented candidate who is passionate about people and making communities more livable. The ideal candidate needs to have demonstrated experience in both digital and traditional marketing functions as well as effective communication skills, and willing to go the extra mile to provide exceptional customer service.

The marketing specialist will have responsibilities supporting a number of critical functions at UmbraCity, including managing marketing projects and engaging with partners and members. We are looking for a candidate with outstanding communications skills and extreme attention to detail, while focusing on the big picture objectives. This position reports to the Director of Business Development as well as the founder.

If you think you’re an ideal match, apply with your resume and a cover letter explaining why you want to work here and why you will be a great fit.

Responsibilities:

  • Create product / service awareness material and campaigns
  • Develop marketing strategy
  • Generate report for B2B customers
  • Design standard templates for all marketing and sales documentation
  • Represent UmbraCity at events, exhibitions, as well as being our brand ambassador with corporate members
  • Oversee media strategy, conversion tracking, budgets and optimization with a primarily focus on LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, Google, and other platforms

Desired Experiences:

  • Relevant college degree
  • 3+ years marketing experience
  • Experience with current and emerging social media platforms, as well as SEO, social media monitoring, and customer relationship management
  • Demonstrated writing and editing experience in online media
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, PowerPoint, Excel and WordPress
  • Ability to multi-task with a high attention to detail, work quickly under demanding deadlines, and balance concurrent projects

To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and LinkedIn to careers@umbracity.com and use “Marketing Specialist” as the email subject.