AR/VR Project Manager

Trigger invents unrivaled mixed reality experiences for the world’s top brands. From major marketing campaigns to powerful enterprise solutions, our work combines premiere content with the latest technology, blending physical and digital worlds in innovative yet measurable ways.

Founded in 2005, Trigger is a Los Angeles-based agency with more than 200,000 hours of development in AR, VR, and XR. Trigger is a showcase developer for Snap, Vuforia, Google, Avegant, and ODG. Our portfolio includes work for Disney, Lucasfilm, Sony Pictures, LEGO, Honda, Adidas, NBA, and many more high-profile clients.

SUMMARY

Trigger is looking for an Interactive Producer with a passion for all things tech and excellent collaboration skills. Our ideal candidate is a detail-oriented problem solver who can guide both clients and internal teams with confidence and enthusiasm. In this role, you’ll be in the driver’s seat from start to finish on cutting-edge initiatives including: mobile apps, augmented and virtual reality experiences, games, sites, and prototypes for an amazing roster of clients.

This role is open to remote candidates anywhere in the US and Canada, but West Coast hours are expected. This is a contract position and would be hired based on project need.

Please make sure you apply here to have your application considered: https://jobs.lever.co/triggerxr/e5711f9a-8ed3-49cc-9b8e-5a9d4d573097?lever-origin=applied&lever-source%5B%5D=Indeed

Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of developers, designers, 3D artists and QA testers through the entire project lifecycle using Agile development methodologies
  • Act as the main client contact for all project-related communication, building a strong relationship along the way
  • Create and manage schedules, user stories, risk mitigation plans, scope and budget tracking, and other production-related items to ensure that your team stays on track to meet delivery and launch milestones
  • Source and manage external partners, ensuring a clear transfer of project requirements and timeline and closely tracking progress for out-of-office teams
  • Review contracts and author change orders that may arise
  • Work well within a team of Producers, with a readiness to provide support on other projects as needed

Requirements

  • Experience managing mobile apps or web-based initiatives with a budget of at least $100k
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and meet goals from both internal and client perspectives
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies and ability to refine its use on a project-by-project basis
  • Experience managing external teams, both local and overseas
  • Sharp eye, keen attention to detail, and excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Intuitive problem-solving skills to help with task prioritization and to lead your team in overcoming project roadblocks
  • Ability to maintain team morale through enthusiasm, optimism, and authority in the face of challenges
  • A love for the intersection of tech, entertainment, toys, games, and pop culture

OUR VALUES & CULTURE

At Trigger, we care deeply about maintaining a positive culture, as emphasized in our Core Values:

— Foster innovation and embrace change

— Take action and work hard

— Strive for excellence

— Value individuals

— Work better together

— Commit to integrity

— Enjoy the work

— Be kind, be considerate, do good

We also have some nice perks for our full-time employees:

— Variety of Medical insurance options (including fully covered plans for you and your family if based in CA)

— Fully covered Dental, Vision, and Life insurance for you and your family

— Generous PTO plan that includes Vacation, Sick, Company-Wide Holidays, Floating Holidays, and Civic Engagement time off, with additional flexibility during the holiday season

— Half-day Fridays during the summer months

— Monthly Health & Wellness reimbursement for gym, fitness, or mental health memberships

— Professional development support

— Paid parental leave for all new parents (including adoption and foster placements)

— 401(k) retirement plan through John Hancock

— Remote-friendly culture with frequent virtual events like Jackbox Happy Hours and our ongoing Dungeons & Dragons campaign

OUR DIVERSITY & INCLUSION COMMITMENT

At Trigger, we know that justice, diversity, equity, and inclusion add a real and measurable value to our culture, our employees, and our work. We are committed to taking action that will create diverse representation at all levels of our organization and ensuring that Trigger is a safe, equitable, and supportive environment for all marginalized groups. We believe in the power of innovation and commit to embracing forward-thinking changes so we may become DE&I leaders and take action well ahead of what might be considered “the norm.”

  • We encourage applicants from all backgrounds and identities to consider themselves for this role. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 – $130,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
Remote Work Environment

Application Question(s):

  • Do you have experience working in an agency environment (if so how many years)
  • How much experience do you have leading a 3D animation team (if so how many years)
  • Do you have experience working with app development teams (if so how many years)
  • Do you have experience leading Web and Mobile App Development Projects? If so how much?