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

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
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!


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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 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