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Art

Motion Graphics Designer
Remote, United States

Wave brings people together through virtual entertainment. Our shows enable artists and audiences to collaborate in the creation of the most interactive live performance experiences in the world. Waves are live, interactive and immersive shows that are unlike any virtual concert you have ever experienced. We combine the best of live music, gaming and broadcast technology to transform the live music experience. Waves are live streamed globally on wave.watch and across popular social and gaming platforms including YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, TikTok, Facebook and Roblox.

We’re looking for an in-house Motion Graphics Designer who has experience creating stunning, effective design, such as key art, trailers and promos for marketing campaigns across digital platforms. You are a detail oriented individual who is experienced in managing more than one concurrent project in a high-speed, high performance environment and thrives in a team oriented setting. This role reports into the Creative Director and will partner closely with marketing, A&R, brand partnerships, and content teams.

We are accepting all remote candidates within the United States for this opening. The team has a slight preference for somebody on the West Coast since this team is based out of Los Angeles, CA.

Responsibilities

  • Produce work that demonstrates a proven knowledge of design, typography and animation, with a high level of creativity and innovation
  • Create brand campaigns, digital experiences, social media content, landing pages, activations and more
  • Work cross-functionally with content and marketing teams to deliver a cohesive message that is premium, polished and best in class

 Required Qualifications

  • 3+ years as a production artist in entertainment marketing
  • An excellent portfolio demonstrating strong design, typographic and animation skills
  • Expert knowledge of Adobe CC Suite
  • Design within Adobe Illustrator & Photoshop
  • Motion graphics / animation / compositing within Adobe After Effects
  • Video editing within Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills
  • A positive attitude and great sense of humor within a strong team environment
  • A self-starter with the ability to work effectively under tight deadlines
  • The ability to pivot and jump in where needed
  • Knowledge of current design trends

 Desired Qualifications

  • Passion for all things music, art, gaming, pop and internet culture
  • UI/UX, C4D & Unity Software knowledge a plus
Real-Time VFX Artist
Remote

Wave brings people together through virtual entertainment. Our shows enable artists and audiences to collaborate in the creation of the most interactive live performance experiences in the world. Waves are live, interactive and immersive shows that are unlike any virtual concert you have ever experienced. We combine the best of live music, gaming and broadcast technology to transform the live music experience. Waves are live streamed globally on wave.watch and across popular social and gaming platforms including YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, TikTok, Facebook and Roblox.

You'll work with our Art Director and Technical Art Director to create engaging, stylized VFX that enhance the live, motion-captured performance of musicians, singers, and DJs, ranging widely in style and mood. From fire breathed by a giant demon rapper, to ribbons of magic flowing from a violinist’s bow, to abstract effects yet to be imagined, your work will bring to life the movement and music of a performer in a way only possible in an interactive virtual concert environment.

Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the Art Director, Creative Team, and Engineers to create visual effects that match support gameplay systems and environmental storytelling, ranging from stylized real world effects like weather, fire, smoke etc, to abstract audio visualization and UI
  • Handle all aspects of the VFX pipeline, which includes creating content from pre-visualization concepts to final polished assets in game
  • Assist in the improvement and stability of VFX tools and pipeline
  • Balance quality with efficiency when working under tight deadlines
  • Plan, estimate and prioritise time frames for the completion of tasks and track progress using the designated tracking tools
  • Maintain style and consistency across products

 Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience creating real-time VFX in Unreal Engine 
  • Advanced skills in 3D/2D Software - Photoshop, Maya, 3DS Max
  • Excellent skills in VFX development, including timing, shape language, and color theory
  • Ability to collaborate, but also work independently, and creatively to solve VFX technical challenges
  • Understanding of VFX asset costs and impact on performance
  • Proficiency using Shader Graph tools
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, iterative development environment
  • Team player with strong communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
  • Demo reel required

 Desired Qualifications

  • Experience creating materials and PBR assets within modern game engines (Unreal, Unity)
  • Experience working in Houdini application tools 
  • Experience with audio reactivity and audio visualization software/ systems
  • Musician/Music lover
  • Passion for live events
  • Familiarity with new tech and industry trends

Engineering

QA Manager
Remote

Wave brings people together through virtual entertainment. Our shows enable artists and audiences to collaborate in the creation of the most interactive live performance experiences in the world. Waves are live, interactive and immersive shows that are unlike any virtual concert you have ever experienced. We combine the best of live music, gaming and broadcast technology to transform the live music experience. Waves are live streamed globally on wave.watch and across popular social and gaming platforms including YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, TikTok, Facebook and Roblox.

Come help us define the future of music! Together we'll create amazing experiences for the attendees, and drive creativity for concerts. You will be leading the QA team to deliver high quality interactive virtual concerts. You will be the owner of QA at Wave including all aspects of Game, Software, and Broadcast QA.

Personality Traits

  • Music Lover
  • Empathetic
  • Passion for live events

Responsibilities

  • Lead quality and test strategy efforts across multiple projects
  • Mentor and manage a team of embedded QA analysts
  • Own QA across the company and hold teams accountable for the quality of all deliverables
  • Work closely with other leaders across the organization to develop a holistic QA strategy
  • Perform testing as needed for major milestones

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience in QA
  • 2+ years of experience as a QA Lead or QA Manager
  • Experience empowering others to grow in their careers
  • Experience working with agile development teams
  • Experience with embedded QA
  • Experience recruiting and growing a QA team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong desire to learn new methodologies and approaches to testing

Desired Qualifications

  • Game development background
  • Software development background
  • Experience with live music events
  • Experience with remote management
Senior Gameplay Systems Engineer
Remote

Wave brings people together through virtual entertainment. Our shows enable artists and audiences to collaborate in the creation of the most interactive live performance experiences in the world. Waves are live, interactive and immersive shows that are unlike any virtual concert you have ever experienced. We combine the best of live music, gaming and broadcast technology to transform the live music experience. Waves are live streamed globally on wave.watch and across popular social and gaming platforms including YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, TikTok, Facebook and Roblox.

Come help us define the future of music! Together we'll create amazing experiences for the attendees, and drive creativity for concerts. You’ll be at the forefront, working with designers implementing the interactive moments in the concerts.  Software Engineers at Wave, bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas and also value the opportunity to work in a variety of broader domains. We work with both new and current technology, creating innovative solutions to overcome high-volume obstacles and to deliver the future of music to millions. You will report into the engineering manager.

This is a direct hire, full time opportunity. We are not interested in C2C workers at this time.

Responsibilities

  • Work with content to create new interactions for shows
  • Work with engineering and content to create new systems to be used in shows
  • Work with content to create tools for art/design
  • Prototype and test new content features, collaborate with production, art, and engineering

Required Qualifications

  • Strong C++ knowledge
  • Strong math abilities
  • Strong communication skills
  • Knowledge of game mechanics
  • Shader knowledge
  • 5+ years in game development
  • Experience identifying inefficiencies in processes, tools, workflows and creating solutions to eliminate these inefficiencies
  • Unreal experience

Desired Qualifications

  • C# knowledge
  • Unity knowledge
  • AAA gaming experience
  • Experience with profiling and addressing performance and scale problems.
  • Knowledge of music
Senior Server Engineer
Remote

Wave brings people together through virtual entertainment. Our shows enable artists and audiences to collaborate in the creation of the most interactive live performance experiences in the world. Waves are live, interactive and immersive shows that are unlike any virtual concert you have ever experienced. We combine the best of live music, gaming and broadcast technology to transform the live music experience. Waves are live streamed globally on wave.watch and across popular social and gaming platforms including YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, TikTok, Facebook and Roblox.

Come help us define the future of music! Together we'll create amazing experiences for the attendees, and drive creativity for concerts. You’ll be at the forefront, working to bring interactive concerts at scale.  Software Engineers at Wave, bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas and also value the opportunity to work in a variety of broader domains. We work with both new and current technology, creating innovative solutions to overcome high-volume obstacles and to deliver the future of music to millions. You will report into the engineering manager.

This is a direct hire, full time opportunity. We are not interested in C2C workers at this time.

Personality Traits

  • Music Lover
  • Passion for live events

Responsibilities

  • Work with other engineers on the Platform team to develop server technologies
  • Lead architecture requirements, design, and implementation
  • Perform code reviews
  • Identify and provide solutions for performance and architectural issues
  • Provide mentorship to junior engineers

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience working on server technologies
  • Strong C# knowledge
  • Strong node.js knowledge
  • Excellent linux systems skills
  • Experience with profiling and addressing performance and scale problems
  • SQL and NoSQL database experience
  • Experience with Queueing systems such as RabbitMQ
  • Strong communication skills

Desired Qualifications

  • AWS experience
  • Testing framework experience
  • CPU and resource optimization experience
  • Experience supporting a live product
  • Web development
Senior Software Engineer
Remote

Wave brings people together through virtual entertainment. Our shows enable artists and audiences to collaborate in the creation of the most interactive live performance experiences in the world. Waves are live, interactive and immersive shows that are unlike any virtual concert you have ever experienced. We combine the best of live music, gaming and broadcast technology to transform the live music experience. Waves are live streamed globally on wave.watch and across popular social and gaming platforms including YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, TikTok, Facebook and Roblox.

Come help us define the future of music! Together we'll create amazing experiences for the attendees, and drive creativity for concerts. You’ll be at the forefront, working with designers implementing the interactive moments in the concerts.  Software Engineers at Wave, bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas and also value the opportunity to work in a variety of broader domains. We work with both new and current technology, creating innovative solutions to overcome high-volume obstacles and to deliver the future of music to millions. You will report into the engineering manager.

This is a direct hire, full time opportunity. We are not interested in C2C workers at this time.

Responsibilities

  • Work with other engineers to develop game tools and technologies
  • Work with other engineers to develop the MMO client
  • Lead architecture requirements, design, and implementation
  • Perform code reviews
  • Identify and provide solutions for performance and architectural issues
  • Provide mentorship to junior engineers

Required Qualifications

  • 5+ years experience working in games
  • Strong C++ knowledge
  • Strong math foundation
  • Experience with profiling and addressing performance and scale problems.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Unreal experience

Desired Qualifications

  • AAA gaming experience
  • Experience with audio programming
  • Experience with machine learning
  • Knowledge of music
Software Engineering Manager (Server)
Remote

Wave brings people together through virtual entertainment. Our shows enable artists and audiences to collaborate in the creation of the most interactive live performance experiences in the world. Waves are live, interactive and immersive shows that are unlike any virtual concert you have ever experienced. We combine the best of live music, gaming and broadcast technology to transform the live music experience. Waves are live streamed globally on wave.watch and across popular social and gaming platforms including YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, TikTok, Facebook and Roblox.

Come help us define the future of music! Together we'll create amazing experiences for the attendees, and drive creativity for concerts. You’ll be at the forefront, working with designers implementing the interactive moments in the concerts.  You will be the technical director for the software engineering team building the interactive virtual concerts at Wave. Software Engineers at Wave bring deep knowledge of specific technical areas and also value the opportunity to work in a variety of broader domains. We work with both new and current technology, creating innovative solutions to overcome high-volume obstacles and to deliver the future of music to millions. You will report to the VP of Engineering.

Personality Traits

  • Music Lover
  • Empathetic
  • Passion for live events

Responsibilities

  • Deliver software to creative and broadcast teams in a timely manner
  • Manage engineers working on central services technologies, such as auth and chat
  • Work with creative and broadcast management to ensure priorities are being met
  • Setup processes to ensure servers are performant, and creative teams are able to determine what causes issues
  • Work with VP of Eng to ensure that engineer staff is set up for success with effective working structures

Required Qualifications

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or equivalent with 5+ years of experience planning, designing, developing, and delivering large scale platforms and products.
  • 3+ years of experience as an engineering manager leading software development teams.
  • Is a strong leader with ability to lead & manage a high performing team, can creatively balance high quality delivery with customer focus to meet business needs.
  • Proven track record of result-oriented leadership focusing on customer experience and delivering results in an aggressive and fast paced environment.
  • Passion for leading and developing direct reports; providing guidance, consultation, and opportunities towards improving their professional skill set.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience identifying inefficiencies in processes, tools, workflows and creating solutions to eliminate these inefficiencies

Desired Qualifications

  • Experience in designing, implementing, and maintaining high performance, large-scale distributed and highly available services, and platforms.
  • Game development background
  • Passion for music and live events

Executive&Admin

Director, Human Resources
Los Angeles, CA or Austin, TX (Remote)

Wave brings people together through virtual entertainment. Our shows enable artists and audiences to collaborate in the creation of the most interactive live performance experiences in the world. Waves are live, interactive and immersive shows that are unlike any virtual concert you have ever experienced. We combine the best of live music, gaming and broadcast technology to transform the live music experience. Waves are live streamed globally on wave.watch and across popular social and gaming platforms including YouTube, Twitter, Twitch, TikTok, Facebook and Roblox.

The new Director, Human Resources will lead the Human Resources function of the company and report to the President, Gary Shenk to provide effective guidance on all company HR strategies and their implementation. This role will be primarily remote but the Director must sit in either Los Angeles, CA or Austin, TX.

Core Values & Must Haves

  • Passion – A real fan of music and innovation technology; someone who understands the potential for virtual entertainment and wants to be at the forefront of creating the next great entertainment brand.
  • Energy -- A high-energy person who is hungry to be one of the top leaders of Wave at a unique moment in its growth history; someone eager to help take the company to the next level and beyond.
  • Compassion – Someone who is extremely sensitive to challenges in the workplace that are both visible and unseen, who always has his/her “ear” to the grindstone, who listens to diverse perspectives in the organization to reach fair and objective conclusions.
  • Inclusion - Someone who actively seeks diverse viewpoints, creating a culture where it's safe to dissent, with getting to the best decision/outcome being the only goal.
  • Communication -- Ability to communicate directly and succinctly to a variety of audiences (internal & external) who come from a diverse set of disciplines and cultures.
  • Collaboration - A team player who will be an exceptional partner with the CEO, Leadership Team and all other company managers.
  • Can-Do – someone who always seeks solutions to overcome key business challenges.
  • Ownership - someone who embraces full accountability.
  • Beyond Reproach – someone who has a track record of conducting themselves ethically, and with the highest integrity in all matters.
  • International experience, exposure, and interest is a plus as non-U.S. growth will be a key part of Wave’s strategy and operations going forward.

Responsibilities

  • Strategize with Wave leadership to identify organizational gaps, and transform the organization with top talent who can team together and execute the next phase of Wave’s aggressive growth plans.
  • Work in conjunction with recruiting for all open company positions, including writing job descriptions and managing the candidate pipeline, to attract top marketplace talent across functional roles – with a major focus on Wave’s value of a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Optimize and standardize Wave’s Compensation and Benefits programs across the organization.
  • Develop and oversee an ongoing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiative that reinforces DEI through culture development, and institutionalizes DEI across all company practices and processes.  
  • Serve as a daily resource for all employees to listen to constructive feedback and grievances, and troubleshoot conflicts among employees, and among employees and their managers, that limits top-level performance.
  • Conduct and process regular Employee Pulse Checks to determine overall employee health, and identify emerging issues that could be growth-limiting.
  • Develop, oversee and manage a comprehensive and transparent company-wide Performance Management Program that ties to overall business goals, rewards performers and aggressively manages underperformance.
  • Create a culture framework for reinforcement of Wave Values on a daily basis, and foster a culture conducive to results, productivity and high job satisfaction.
  • Establish a Learning and Development Program that supports Executive-level and employee development in a customized manner.
  • Develop comprehensive HR policies to establish company-wide standards and practices.

Required Qualifications

  • Undergraduate Degree from a top University, MBA a plus.
  • Broad HR knowledge and experience (Strategic HR, Change Management and Organizational Development, DEI, Compensation and Benefits, Recruiting, etc.) ideally in a media/entertainment business environment.
  • Minimum 10 yrs. experience as an HR lead in a company in growth stage or facing aggressive expansion of organizational size, scope and maturity (or equivalent experience).
  • Strong background in leading and implementing a regular Performance Management program.
  • Significant experience developing and leading company-wide Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives.
  • Significant recruiting experience – both in-house, and with a network of specialized technology and creative recruiters.
  • Developed understanding of Compensation and Benefits philosophy, strategy and implementation.
  • Experience developing and leading a company-wide Learning and Development, and culture/values program.
  • Significant experience and understanding of employment and labor law, and HR policy implementation to ensure compliance.

Production

Show Producer
Los Angeles, CA

Wave is an entertainment technology company and creator of the world’s first multi-channel virtual entertainment platform for live concerts. Our platform harnesses technology that transforms performers into digital avatars in real-time, casting them onto a virtual stage built with stunning visuals and customized interactions that fit each performer's unique style. These virtual shows are distributed via YouTube, Twitch, Facebook, as well as other major digital and gaming channels.

Personality Traits

  • Passion for live event
  • Music lover
  • Gamer

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years experience leading cross-functional development teams
  • Multiple titles shipped, preferably in games or AR/VR/XR space
  • Strong game-engine technical knowledge, preferably Unity
  • Knowledge of development and project-management tools such as JIRA, Plastic, Shotgun.
  • Highly organized with strong teamwork and communication skills.
  • Proven knowledge of the principles of game design.

Responsibilities

  • Applying your game-development knowledge to guide a team in building virtual shows produced in engine and streamed live.
  • Lead a team of artists and developers from inception to production of live WaveXR shows.
  • Translate high-level priorities into actionable project tasks and goals for a cross-functional team.
  • Foster communication in a team with multiple ongoing projects.
  • Using Agile principles in a flexible, creative way to successfully meet project goals.
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