About us

At Machobear, we let curiosity continuously refine our vision for the future. As digital crafters, we aim to realize this vision through creating new and exciting products.


Our office is located in Vancouver, Canada.

Open Positions

Brand Ambassador

We are growing and are on the lookout for Brand Ambassadors to join our team.

We are growing and are on the lookout for Brand Ambassadors to join our team. As a Brand Ambassador, you will support our sales and marketing team by establishing and maintaining a strong online presence for our product, liv.rent.


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Who are we?
Machobear Studio is an established tech start-up based in Vancouver. We are the creators of liv.rent, a platform that connects tenants with landlords (check us out at www.liv.rent and in the App store!). We are growing and are on the lookout for Brand Ambassadors to join our team. As a Brand Ambassador, you will support our sales and marketing team by establishing and maintaining a strong online presence for liv.rent.
*We are hiring for both part-time (20 hours/week) and full-time (40 hours/week) positions. The role will be on a temp (3 month contract) basis to start with the possibility of transitioning into a permanent role.

What you'll be doing:
  • Engage with our online liv.rent community by promoting new product features
  • Interact with liv.rent users on various platforms, including Facebook and Linked-In
  • Gather user feedback to share with our product/QA team
  • Maintain a positive online presence by providing exceptional customer service
  • All other administrative duties as assigned

What you bring to us:
  • Tech savvy and comfortable working with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Previous experience in a customer-facing role
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to adapt quickly and navigate a fast-paced work environment
  • A positive attitude – you will be the first point of contact for many potential users of our platform and you will proudly represent the liv.rent brand

What we offer:
  • Join a passionate and creative team that learns, collaborates, and succeeds together
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including, health, dental, and vision for all full-time employees after three months
  • Refuel throughout the day with our fully stocked kitchen
  • Work in a bright and spacious open office space, with great natural lighting along the Vancouver Seawall. Feel free to start fully remotely during the pandemic – or if you choose, our office is open for all employees with safety precautions in place
  • Bring your dog to work – we welcome all four-legged friends in our office
  • Transit-accessible location, with plenty of great restaurants and cafes nearby
  • We like to have fun! Join us for virtual Friday Happy Hours or (socially distanced) Wine Wednesdays on one of our two outdoor patios
  • Lots of extra-curricular events - some past activities include dragon boating, axe throwing, movie nights, pumpkin carving, and more.

What to expect:
  • Competitive base salary and year-end bonus (based on experience)
  • Flexible work environment and hours
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Weekly office socials
  • A fully stocked kitchen




Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted
Intermediate Frontend Developer

We are currently on the lookout for an Intermediate Front-End Developer.

We are currently on the lookout for an Intermediate Front-End Developer. Your heart is in front-end and you are constantly checking out new tech stacks.


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Who are we?
Machobear Studio is an established tech start-up based in Vancouver. We are the creators of liv.rent, a platform that connects tenants with landlords (check us out at www.liv.rent and in the App store!) We are currently on the lookout for an Intermediate Front-End Developer. Your heart is in front-end and you are constantly checking out new tech stacks.

What you'll be doing:
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to build and customize high performing enterprise web and mobile applications
  • Research, implement and share best development practices with the team

What you bring to us:
  • BSc in Computer Science or BASc in Computer/Software Engineering or a two-year diploma/certificate in computing and software development
  • 4+ years of experience in the tech environment
  • Experience with ReactJS and React Native
  • Experience in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ES6
  • Maintaining projects in Git versioning systems
  • Experience with analyzing and optimizing page performance and load times
  • Worked with MySQL/MariaDB, NodeJs, AWS
  • Have a passion in web development and new technologies
  • Have been involved in shipping of at least 1-2 enterprise mobile applications
  • Proficient in optimizing and debugging code
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • Experience with Agile and Scrum process
  • Familiarity with design patterns and programming principles and it’s applications

What to expect:
  • Join a passionate and creative team that learns, collaborates, and succeeds together
  • We offer a flexible work environment, as we understand the importance of work-life balance
  • Refuel throughout the day with our fully stocked kitchen - we’ve got great coffee, lots of healthy snacks, and beer on tap
  • Work in a bright and spacious open office space, with great natural lighting along the Vancouver Seawall. Feel free to start fully remotely during the pandemic – or if you choose, our office is open for all employees with safety precautions in place
  • Bring your dog to work – we welcome all four-legged friends in our office
  • We like to have fun! Join us for virtual Friday Happy Hours or (socially distanced) Wine Wednesdays on one of our two outdoor patios




Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted
Graphic Designer

Our busy studio is growing, and we are on the lookout for a versatile Graphic Designer to join our dynamic design team.

Our busy studio is growing, and we are on the lookout for a versatile Graphic Designer to join our dynamic design team. You will coordinate with both internal and external stakeholders to bring creative designs to life!


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Who are we?
Machobear Studio is an established tech start-up based in Vancouver. We are the creators of liv.rent, a platform that connects tenants with landlords (check us out at www.liv.rent and in the App store!) Our busy studio is growing, and we are on the lookout for a versatile Graphic Designer to join our dynamic design team. As a Graphic Designer, you will coordinate with both internal and external stakeholders to bring creative designs to life!

What you'll be doing:
  • Prepare sketches, layouts, and graphic elements for digital, mobile, and print
  • Contribute to the designs on our product blog (www.liv.rent/blog)
  • Work closely with the marketing team to assist in branding exercises
  • Design web graphics such as online banners, images, display ads, and product landing pages
  • Meet cross-functional teams and external clients to determine the scope of each project
  • Keep up with the latest trends and techniques
  • All other duties as assigned

What you bring to us:
  • Diploma or Degree in Graphic Design or a related field
  • Strong understanding of graphic design principles and typography
  • Proficiency with InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • An understanding of the design process from concept development, storyboarding, to project completion
  • Ability to adapt to different branding guidelines
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and follow-through
  • Illustration experience is an asset

What to expect:
  • Join a passionate and creative team that learns, collaborates, and succeeds together
  • We offer a flexible work environment, as we understand the importance of work-life balance
  • Refuel throughout the day with our fully stocked kitchen - we’ve got great coffee, lots of healthy snacks, and beer on tap
  • Work in a bright and spacious open office space, with great natural lighting along the Vancouver Seawall. Feel free to start fully remotely during the pandemic – or if you choose, our office is open for all employees with safety precautions in place
  • Bring your dog to work – we welcome all four-legged friends in our office
  • Transit-accessible location, with plenty of great restaurants and cafes nearby

Up for the challenge? We’d love to hear from you. Forward your resume and link to your online portfolio to career@machobear.ca



Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted
Jr. Marketing Assistant (WeChat)

We are on the lookout for a highly motivated WeChat Marketing Assistant.

We are on the lookout for a highly motivated Marketing Assistant to support our WeChat marketing campaigns with researching, planning, and coordinating content.


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Who are we?
Machobear Studio is an established tech start-up based in Vancouver. We are the creators of liv.rent, a platform that connects tenants with landlords (check us out at www.liv.rent and in the App store!). We are growing and are on the lookout for a highly motivated Marketing Assistant to support our WeChat marketing campaigns with researching, planning, and coordinating content. This is a great opportunity for students and new grads who are interested in working at a tech start-up!

What you'll be doing:
  • Research, plan, and curate engaging content for liv.rent’s WeChat channel
  • Translate and proofread marketing content in Chinese
  • Conduct market research and analyze current marketing trends
  • Utilize various digital marketing tools to promote liv.rent’s online image and brand
  • Engage with WeChat users, including setting up and creating groups
  • Manage the liv.rent brand on WeChat
  • Respond efficiently and professionally to customer and client inquiries through WeChat
  • Assist our marketing team with all other administrative tasks

What you bring to us:
  • University degree or diploma in Marketing, Communications, or a related field
  • Ability to communicate (verbal and written) in Mandarin Chinese
  • Experience using WeChat for marketing campaigns
  • Excellent communication and creative problem-solving skills
  • Experience working with WeChat Analytics or other data analysis platforms
  • A good understanding of SEO and SEM principles

What to expect:
  • Join a passionate and creative team that learns, collaborates, and succeeds together
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including, health, dental, and vision
  • Refuel throughout the day with our fully stocked kitchen
  • Work in a bright and spacious open office space, with great natural lighting along the Vancouver Seawall. Feel free to start fully remotely during the pandemic – or if you choose, our office is open for all employees with safety precautions in place
  • Bring your dog to work – we welcome all four-legged friends in our office
  • Transit-accessible location, with plenty of great restaurants and cafes nearby
  • We like to have fun! Join us for virtual Friday Happy Hours or (socially distanced) Wine Wednesdays on one of our two outdoor patios
  • Lots of extra-curricular events - some past activities include dragon boating, axe throwing, movie nights, pumpkin carving, and more




Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted
Media Specialist

Our busy studio is growing, and we are on the lookout for a passionate Media Specialist.

Join us as our Media Specialist! You are passionate about all things media and will oversee all traditional/digital buys and campaign rollout.


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Who are we?
Machobear Studio is an established tech start-up based in Vancouver. We are the creators of liv.rent, a platform that connects tenants with landlords (check us out at www.liv.rent and in the App store!). We are growing and are on the lookout for a highly motivated Media Specialist to work with traditional/digital buys, SEO/SEM, and campaign rollout.

What you'll be doing:
  • Plan and execute marketing initiatives and communications
  • Work closely with both our in-house product and with external clients
  • Partner with product and sales team to drive marketing agenda and increase acquisition rates
  • Execute traditional media buys across different channels, including print, radio, TV, and OOH
  • Manage and optimize paid ads on Google, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
  • Monitor and optimize campaign budgets
  • Analyze and report on key metrics to improve future campaigns
  • Be on the lookout for new trends and strategies and sharing insights with teams

What you bring to us:
  • University degree or diploma in Marketing, Communications, or a related field
  • Experience planning campaigns and leading marketing initiatives in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated ability to foster strong working relationships across departments and with clients
  • Familiar working with SEO and SEM
  • Excellent communication and creative problem-solving skills
  • Experience working with Google Analytics or other data analysis platforms

What to expect:
  • Join a passionate and creative team that learns, collaborates, and succeeds together
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including, health, dental, and vision
  • Refuel throughout the day with our fully stocked kitchen
  • Work in a bright and spacious open office space, with great natural lighting along the Vancouver Seawall. Feel free to start fully remotely during the pandemic – or if you choose, our office is open for all employees with safety precautions in place
  • Bring your dog to work – we welcome all four-legged friends in our office
  • Transit-accessible location, with plenty of great restaurants and cafes nearby
  • We like to have fun! Join us for virtual Friday Happy Hours or (socially distanced) Wine Wednesdays on one of our two outdoor patios
  • Lots of extra-curricular events - some past activities include dragon boating, axe throwing, movie nights, pumpkin carving, and more




Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted
Project and/or Product Manager

Curiosity, persistence, and relentlessness are just a few of the many traits you bring to us as a Product/Project Manager.

Curiosity, persistence, and relentlessness are just a few of the many traits you bring to us as a Product/Project Manager. You will take end-to-end ownership of our product and take pride in your contribution to your team and the impact it makes to users.


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Who are we?
Machobear Studio is an established tech start-up based in Vancouver. We are the creators of liv.rent, a platform that connects tenants with landlords (check us out at www.liv.rent and in the App store!) Curiosity, persistence, and relentlessness are just a few of the many traits you bring to us as a Product/Project Manager. You will take end-to-end ownership of our product and take pride in your contribution to your team and the impact it makes to users.

What you'll be doing:
  • Execute the day-to-day operational and tactical aspects of projects in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • Track and manage schedules, manage scope of projects, create project plans, assess risk, and funnel requirements to cross-functional development and design teams
  • Manage new features and releases
  • Communicate issues and risks appropriately to internal stakeholders and provide creative solutions to these complex situations
  • Contribute to the strategy planning process
  • Drive customer and market research to translate our product strategy into a clear roadmap
  • Effectively communicate to a wide range of specialists – from front-end/back-end developers to QA to the design team
  • Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management while maintaining balance between business needs and technical constraints
  • Continuously track competitive landscape to stay up to date with industry trends and changes

What you bring to us:
  • A start-up mentality – you enjoy hustling in a dynamic and ever-changing environment where you are constantly faced with exciting new challenges
  • 6+ years’ experience as a Technical Product Project Manager or equivalent in software development
  • Possess excellent analytical skills to make data-driven decisions
  • Experience in a tech environment with a similar stack to JavaScript, CSS, React JS, React Native, PHP & MySQL
  • The ability to converse back and forth between talking tech jargon and non-technical language
  • Demonstrate skills in conflict management and negotiation to achieve project goals
  • Strong people-management skills, from hiring, coaching, training, to providing feedback
  • Exceptional leadership skills, while maintaining a “no-ego” attitude

What to expect:
  • Join a passionate and creative team that learns, collaborates, and succeeds together
  • We offer a flexible work environment, as we understand the importance of work-life balance
  • Refuel throughout the day with our fully stocked kitchen - we’ve got great coffee, lots of healthy snacks, and beer on tap
  • Work in a bright and spacious open office space, with great natural lighting along the Vancouver Seawall. Feel free to start fully remotely during the pandemic – or if you choose, our office is open for all employees with safety precautions in place
  • Bring your dog to work – we welcome all four-legged friends in our office
  • Transit-accessible location, with plenty of great restaurants and cafes nearby
  • We like to have fun! Join us for virtual Friday Happy Hours or (socially distanced) Wine Wednesdays on one of our two outdoor patios




Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted
QA Engineer

You will work closely with our developers to ensure our product is bug free.

You will work closely with our developers to ensure our product is bug free. You will have a keen eye coupled with your experience, to pinpoint any bugs that may pop up. Your experience will span from manual testing to building automated tests.


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Who are we?
Machobear Studio is an established tech start-up based in Vancouver. We are the creators of liv.rent, a platform that connects tenants with landlords (check us out at www.liv.rent and in the App store!). Our mission is to simplify and automate the rental process to make it less stressful and more efficient. We’re on the lookout for a QA Engineer. You will work closely with our developers to ensure our product is bug free. You will have a keen eye coupled with your experience, to pinpoint any bugs that may pop up. Your experience will span from manual testing to building automated tests.

What you'll be doing:
  • Collaborate with team to outline and document required test cases
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to build and customize automated Functional, API, Acceptance, Unit and Load tests.
  • Monitor and guide issues and software bugs life cycle
  • Communicate test results and progress to stakeholders and team members

What you bring to us:
  • 2+ years experience testing APIs, JS applications, and single page applications (SPA)
  • 2+ years experience with Appium and Cypress
  • 2+ years experience working in JavaScript
  • Experience with test automation
  • Have a passion for finding bugs and pointing them out to developers
  • BSc in Computer Science or BASc in Computer/Software Engineering or a post-secondary diploma/certificate of two years in computing and software development or relevant experience
  • Have been involved in shipping of at least 1-2 web applications
  • Team player with strong interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills
  • Have strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience with Agile and Scrum process

Bonuses:
  • Experience working with other mobile development platforms (iOS, Android, Windows, etc)
  • Experience working with backend technologies including LAMP, MySQL/MariaDB, NodeJS, and GraphQL/ElasticSearch
  • Experience working with cloud providers like AWS and GCP and containerized applications
  • Experience Testing REST APIs using Postman
  • Experience with analyzing and optimizing page performance and load times
  • Interest and/or experience in security, specifically with penetration testing

What to expect:
  • Join a passionate and creative team that learns, collaborates, and succeeds together
  • We offer a flexible work environment, as we understand the importance of work-life balance
  • Refuel throughout the day with our fully stocked kitchen - we’ve got great coffee, lots of healthy snacks, and beer on tap
  • Work in a bright and spacious open office space, with great natural lighting along the Vancouver Seawall. Feel free to start fully remotely during the pandemic – or if you choose, our office is open for all employees with safety precautions in place
  • Bring your dog to work – we welcome all four-legged friends in our office
  • Transit-accessible location, with plenty of great restaurants and cafes nearby
  • We like to have fun! Join us for virtual Friday Happy Hours or (socially distanced) Wine Wednesdays on one of our two outdoor patios
  • Lots of extra-curricular events - some past activities include dragon boating, axe throwing, movie nights, pumpkin carving, and more. We are always open to suggestions and would love to see what fun ideas you can bring to us




Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted
Sales Development Representative

We are looking for someone with a sincere desire to offer clients the total solution.

We are looking for someone with a strong passion to succeed, a sincere desire to offer clients the total solution, and want to work with a world class team.


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Who are we?
Machobear Studio is an established tech start-up based in Vancouver. We are the creators of liv.rent, a platform that connects tenants with landlords (check us out at www.liv.rent and in the App store!). We are growing and on the lookout for a highly motivated Sales Development Representative to join our growing team.

What you'll be doing:
  • Create a positive first impression with our prospective clients to ensure they have a world class experience with us from initial reach-out to closing the sale
  • Follow up with warm leads, schedule appointments by prospecting and cold calling within a given target market to expand our client pipeline
  • Engage in proactive business conversations with potential customers to generate interest in our product via targeted communication (email, social networks, and phone).
  • Qualify inbound leads (from our website and marketing campaigns)
  • Work closely with the sales, marketing, and development team
  • Regularly follow up with decision makers to build relationships and generate new business inquiries

What you bring to us:
  • Previous lead generation or sales development experience, preferably in SaaS or tech
  • A proven track record of achieving goals, whether personal or professional
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in addition to exceptional listening skills
  • Proficient with computers and software with an aptitude to learn new software and technologies
  • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic, and entrepreneurial environment
  • A passion for planning strategic campaigns and driving lead generation
  • A strong understanding of client’s business needs and pain points
  • Unparalleled skills when it comes to negotiation, problem solving, presentations and closing deals

What to expect:
  • Join a passionate and creative team that learns, collaborates, and succeeds together
  • We offer a flexible work environment, as we understand the importance of work-life balance
  • Refuel throughout the day with our fully stocked kitchen - we’ve got great coffee, lots of healthy snacks, and beer on tap
  • Work in a bright and spacious open office space, with great natural lighting along the Vancouver Seawall. Feel free to start fully remotely during the pandemic – or if you choose, our office is open for all employees with safety precautions in place
  • Bring your dog to work – we welcome all four-legged friends in our office
  • Transit-accessible location, with plenty of great restaurants and cafes nearby




Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted
Senior UX/UI Designer

Our studio is growing, and we are on the lookout a Senior UX/UI Designer to join our dynamic team.

We are looking for a Senior UX/UI Designer to join our growing team - if you are a designer that is passionate about solving problems through design, we want to meet you!


Learn more
Who are we? Machobear Studio is an established tech start-up based in Vancouver. We are the creators of liv.rent, a platform that connects tenants with landlords (check us out at www.liv.rent and in the App store!). Our mission is to simplify and automate the rental process to make it less stressful and more efficient. We are looking for a Senior UX/UI Designer to join our growing team - if you are a designer that is passionate about solving problems through design, we want to meet you!

What you'll be doing:
  • Work with the creative design and development team to build exciting projects such as liv.rent, which improves the rental experience for both renters and landlords
  • Conduct ongoing user experience research and provide documentation on targeted metrics
  • Create high-quality wireframes and mock-ups for both web and mobile applications
  • Using design tools like inVision to prototype new ideas and features
  • Push boundaries and drive impactful change through the design process
  • Contribute to design decisions and be comfortable with the “why” behind each design decision
  • Understand user behaviour and translate them into actionable deliverables
  • Research and stay up to date with design best practices in the digital product space
  • Communicate with stakeholders and clients on product development

What you bring to us:
  • 5+ years experience designing web, mobile and desktop applications
  • Have a passion for new design and technologies
  • A strong portfolio with project examples and Sketch files – we are curious to see how you approach each step of the design process from ideation to implementation
  • Shipped at least 1-2 enterprise level solutions or web applications
  • Passionate about resolving user pain points through great design, following best practices and guidelines such as Apple Interface Guidelines and Material Design
  • Expert skills with Adobe Suite of products, Sketch, inVision prototyping and other design tools(if you prefer to use other design tools, let us know!)
  • An eye for detail and deep knowledge on user-focused, human centric designs
  • Ability to recognize both short and long-term perspectives of a proposed product
  • Ability to iterate quickly
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of technologies and front-end development is considered an asset

What to expect:
  • Join a passionate and creative team that learns, collaborates, and succeeds together
  • We offer a flexible work environment, as we understand the importance of work-life balance
  • Refuel throughout the day with our fully stocked kitchen - we’ve got great coffee, lots of healthy snacks, and beer on tap
  • Work in a bright and spacious open office space, with great natural lighting along the Vancouver Seawall. Feel free to start fully remotely during the pandemic – or if you choose, our office is open for all employees with safety precautions in place
  • Bring your dog to work – we welcome all four-legged friends in our office
  • Transit-accessible location, with plenty of great restaurants and cafes nearby
  • We like to have fun! Join us for virtual Friday Happy Hours or (socially distanced) Wine Wednesdays on one of our two outdoor patios
  • Lots of extra-curricular events - some past activities include dragon boating, axe throwing, movie nights, pumpkin carving, and more. We are always open to suggestions and would love to see what fun ideas you can bring to us




Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted