Come on an adventure you'll never forget

Come with us and create a new world

With TapThere and our patent pending Wormhole Combination Reality Technology, the digital world is merging with the real world and there are no limits.

 

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Are you up for changing the world? Let your imagination and talent take you to new levels.

We are growing rapidly, and now is the time to get on board and shape the way people will soon be interacting with the world.

We have conveniently located offices in several great locations: Venice Beach, Newport Beach & San Diego areas. 

 

POSITIONS:

 

​Senior Data Scientist - Extended Reality - AI powered Augmented and Virtual Reality

Job Description 

Senior Data Scientist- Virtual and Augmented Reality. We are seeking a hands-on Lead Data Scientist to help us continue to build the next generation of technology that helps people and businesses all over the world experience everything around them in a personalized, enhanced and natural way.  You probably haven't heard of us yet, but that's about to change as we revolutionize the next generation of gaming, logistics, entertainment, sports, news and many business functions with our Combination Realty -- the next level of virtual and augmented reality. We have already assembled a core team of veteran mobile and game technologists, developers and product folks but need even more people who are passionate about what it takes to create unbelievable Combination Reality experiences with AI.

Job Opportunity: You'll use your skills at surfacing meaning from a sea of data and knowledge of machine learning techniques to create a product that helps people reach actionable, data driven conclusions.The ideal candidate is passionate and highly skilled, who can help guide the data-surfacing portions of our product to show unique, cutting edge value through extensive use of data mining, modern machine learning, and optimization techniques. All of this is against a data set that reflects user behavior across a variety of properties and companies. If you enjoy solving complex business problems by using a vast dataset, all on a blank slate, this is the job for you. By helping shape this core feature of our product, your skills and leadership will help accelerate the growth of our company.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work on all aspects of the design, development, and delivery of machine learning enabled solutions for product optimization in interactive entertainment.

  • Scale, enhance and automate analytics and data exploration, model building and deployment, and visualization.

  • Design, code, validate, automate, and scale software in a collaborative environment Passion for developing efficient, testable, scalable, and well-documented code

  • Collaborate with Product Management to formulate Data Analytics offerings.

  • Provide key input into build/buy/partner decisions for all components of the data analytics infrastructure

Qualifications 

  • Ph.D. or M.S. in Statistics, Data Mining, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, or other quantitative discipline 4+ years of experience with a Ph.D. or 8+ years with MS with a clear pattern of increasing responsibility Experience with data analytics projects involving machine learning/optimization in production environments

  • Proficiency in a high level programming language like Java or Scala Knowledge and experience working with SQL and relational databases like Postgres Deep, hands-on knowledge of Apache Spark Business and analytical thinker, with an ability to translate business problems/opportunities into data analytics based solutions Unit testing, automated integration testing, and documentation

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal Flexibility and bandwidth to deal with a novel, dynamic and fast-paced environment Experience creating SaaS products a big plus.

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Director of Product Marketing

The Director of Product Marketing is responsible for developing a comprehensive Go to Market plan and executing a flawless product launches for TapThere in the areas of Gaming, Entertainment, Retail, Supply Chain & Logistics, News, Sports, and Travel. Working with cross functional disciplines throughout the Company, this individual will consolidate the product, brand campaigns, PR, and distribution strategies into a detailed and comprehensive GTM launch plan; in addition to managing the execution plan, establishing the governance model and conducting regular reviews to ensure stakeholder alignment.

The ideal candidate is a passionate product marketing leader who has a track record of achieving (and measuring) great results in new consumer product launches. He or she will possess a unique mix of strategic insights and creative thinking to go along with a proven track record of coordinating and executing complex programs. This individual will bring original thinking and be willing to challenge the status quo vs. simply falling back on traditional marketing techniques.

Responsibilities

 

  • Define team structure and governance model to effectively drive launch execution

  • Establish executive dashboard & success metrics to measure progress toward a timely and successful launch.

Management

  • Manage end-to-end product readiness and launch activities along with ongoing reporting back to senior leadership teams

  • Lead a cross-functional team including product management, brand marketing, PR, engineering, finance, supply chain, and retail to drive GTM deliverables

  • Manage key checkpoint gates such as launch go/no-go, launch readiness, launch timelines and risk mitigation.

Tracking & Reporting

  • Track progress and report status to senior leadership on a regular basis to ensure Company-wide alignment

  • Create launch summary report and continue to track and measure post-launch activities with the established metrics

Qualifications 

  • Experience in new product launch, go-to-market planning and execution, and/or management consulting

  • Experience in program/project management with proven track record of successfully establishing and executing operational processes

  • Proven ability to influence and build consensus with diverse stakeholders

  • Superior presentation and communication skills to clearly articulate objectives and goals and to liaise effectively with leadership and team members to create buy-in and drive execution

  • A bias for action –proven track record of initiating change and willingness to challenge the status quo.

 

Education

Bachelor's degree in related field

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Production Engineer / DevOps / SRE

 

Maintain the reliability of servers for mobile real-world MMO experiences, and guide mobile client and server releases on Google Container Engine using docker and kubernetes. Responsibilities will include system monitoring and real-time root cause analysis of system anomalies. You will work with a proven and experienced team of mobile and cloud developers to turn the entire world into a something you experience on your phone "Live --as if you are actually there" and keep it working.

Required qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or other technical major with equivalent experience.

  • Experience monitoring or engineering a multi-server service with substantial traffic

  • Authorized to work in the United States

Nice to have:

  • Experience engineering in Java.

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Software Engineer - Server Infrastructure

Create the server infrastructure to support our hosted AR/Geo/crowdsourcing/messaging/live streaming platform underpinning projects such as Teleporting Live into and socializing eSports/Gaming, Entetainment/Sports events, Travel, College Life, Dating, News and other vertical markets.  You will work on real-time indexing, querying and aggregation problems at massive scales of hundreds of millions of events per day, all on a single, coherent world-wide instance shared by millions of users.

Required qualifications:

  • At least two years of relevant work experience required; in lieu of two years work experience, either a PhD or two relevant internships at large tech companies

  • Experience with real-time or asynchronous processing of large-scale datasets or on high QPS frontends

  • Experience with Google Cloud or AWS highly desired

Key Skills:

Java, Cloud Computing, NoSQL

Location: 

San Diego, Venice Beach, Newport Beach
 

 

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Lead/Sr. Software Engineer (Applications)

 

Job Description

Seeking Rockstars to implement applications and services for Combination Reality.

The primary responsibility of this position is to architect and implement applications and drive the engineering effort to produce deliverables. You will participate in iteration planning and work with across team dependencies. Qualified candidates need to be a self-starter and able to operate in a highly dynamic environment.

 

Qualifications

  • Strong experience implementing applications & services on mobile platforms.

  • Experience working with third-party libraries, frameworks and API’s.

  • Very strong programming skills- extensive experience with C, C++

  • Strong Mobile Software Architecture knowledge.

  • Strong experience working with UX Design.

  • Strong unit, functional and automated testing experience

  • Excellent problem-solving, troubleshooting and debugging skills.

  • Strong preference of having shipped applications on an embedded product or having published applications on an App Store.

  • Strong communication skills.

Education

  • MS Preferred

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Software Engineer (Immersive Applications)

 

Seeking Rockstars to implement applications and platform services for TapThere’s Combination Reality. The primary responsibility of this position is to architect and implement applications to produce deliverables. You will participate in iteration planning and work across team dependencies. Qualified candidates need to be self-starters and able to operate in a highly dynamic environment.

 

Qualifications

  • Experience implementing mobile application frontend and non-UI logics

  • Experience implementing immersive AR/VR application

  • Understand turning sensor information into 3D model motion and animation

  • Strong knowledge in 3D graphics with physics

  • Solid core computer science skills such as data structure design, architecture design, common algorithms, maths

  • Good understanding in mobile SW architecture from low level driver to application

  • Understanding UX design process and experience working with UX design team

  • Very strong programming skills- extensive experience with C, C++

  • Experience with product coding process, including code management, testing, review

  • Excellent problem solving, troubleshooting and debugging skills

  • Strong preference of having shipped applications on an embedded product or having published applications on an app store

  • Strong communication skills

Education

  • MS Preferred

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Innovative UI and UX Designer

Seeking a motivated interaction prototyper to help create a next-generation user experience system. Candidates should have 2+ years experience with prototyping and development and be excited to solve next-generation design problems beyond existing computing paradigms. 

Responsibilities

  • Execute innovative UI and UX concepts in a fast-paced environment while always keeping user needs at the forefront

  • Work with other designers and prototypers to develop and validate design concepts and patterns

  • Contribute to the project work, executing against the current design strategy and direction

  • Work with Design and Systems to establish benchmarks and other engineering targets

  • Maintain professional knowledge and experience

  • Build functional knowledge and skills as necessary, and stay up-to-date on developments in the market space

  • Contribute knowledge, and promote a knowledge-sharing culture

Qualifications

  • 2+ years of relevant professional and creative experience

  • Strong problem-solving and prototyping (physical, digital) skills

  • Strong 3D programming skills

  • Knowledge of computer graphics, physics and shaders

  • Ability to work with new and emerging technology and platforms

  • Interest in technology and curiosity around the future of computing and experience platforms

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Team player capable of working well with others to deliver a stellar product

  • Systematic thinking and a desire to make/prototype solutions in order to fail fast and learn quickly

  • Ability to combine analytical problem solving with digital prototyping and making

  • Understanding of development environments

  • Knowledge of the Unity and or Unreal game engines

  • Experience with user interface development

  • Experience with one or more general purpose programming languages including but not limited to: C/C++, C#, Objective C, Java

 

Education

  • Bachelor’s (or higher) degree in Interaction Design, Visual Communication Design, Graphic Design, Computer Science, Game Design or a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience

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Designer

Candidates should have experience and skill in both motion graphics and 3D graphics. Working with AR Kit/CoreAR and similar is a plus. This position will involve working in, and helping to define new media, in collaboration with interface designers, visual designers and developers. Candidates should have a passion for storytelling, and be excited about exploration in new media, and helping to solve next-generation design problems. You will have opportunities to be among the first to design, define, and innovate in an exciting new medium we’re developing.   

 

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of relevant professional and creative experience in motion graphics and 3D graphics

  • Passionate about creating exciting, innovative, conceptual and fun visual design. Versatile, and able to create in a range of aesthetics. Possesses critical thinking skills, and creates thoughtful, idea-driven work

  • Familiar with a variety of motion design techniques, including using both 2D and 3D elements in both 2D and 3D space

  • Great sense of timing, an excellent storyteller through the media of motion graphics and sound. Storyboarding skills

  • Articulate communicator, and can clearly communicate reasoning behind creative process verbally and in written form

  • Sophisticated and nuanced typography skills

  • Capable of producing assets rapidly if necessary

  • Output and compress animations in multiple formats depending on specific delivery needs

  • Adaptable – self-starter able to run with ideas and execute them. Also able to take direction and feedback well, and execute dictated design ideas when necessary

  • Experience overseeing designers and contractors, and leading team on deadline-driven work

  • Collaborative team player, fun and pleasant to work with

  • Professional, responsible and reliable

  • Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced startup environment, and easily shift focus. Prepared to take on tasks outside job description, if the situation dictates

  • Working with AR Kit/CoreAR and similar is a plus as well as Unity game engine, Maya or Cinema 4D

  • Proficient in AfterEffects, Premier, Photoshop and Illustrator

  • Proficient in Google Docs and Google Slides, Keynote, PowerPoint, Word and Excel

  • UI/UX skills a plus

 

Education

  • Requires a BS in Digital Arts, Animation, Graphic Design or a related degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent experience

 

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Machine Learning Engineer

 

Leverage a dataset consisting of hundreds of millions of user actions a day to model, analyze and predict user behavior to not only create incredible gameplay and real world shopping and interactic experiences but help people change their lives with apps and games based in the real world.

Required qualifications:

  • PhD in Computer Science with a thesis in machine learning, or thesis grounded in machine learning techniques in other engineering or science fields

  • Repeated experience analyzing and creating empirically verifiable models based on real-world data using multiple approaches


Candidate must be authorized to work in the United States

Mobile Software Engineer

Create mobile real-world MMO experiences on Android and iOS, with a particular emphasis on Android development in Java. You will work with a proven and experienced team of mobile and cloud developers to turn the entire world into a gameboard.

 

Required qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science

  • Minimum two years of relevant work experience

  • Game industry experience a plus

  • Java expertise

Key Skills:

Java, C++, Android or iOS, Mobile application development

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Unity Game Developer

 

Create mobile real-world MMO games using Unity 3D. You will work with a proven and experienced team of mobile and cloud developers to turn the entire world into a gameboard.

 

Required qualifications:

  • Minimum two years of work experience developing in a multi-person game studio

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science

Key Skills:

Unity3D (Unity 3D), C#

Location: San Diego, Venice Beach, Newport Beach
 

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Operations Manager & Internship

 

Provide excellent operational support for TapThere's "Combination Reality" location based vertical apps and gaming products. This person will collaborate with different individuals across the organization, within other geographies, and be willing to “roll-up the sleeves” in order to accomplish all necessary tasks. They will constantly look for solutions to problems and evaluate ways to more efficiently and effectively manage and scale the global support team.

 

Required qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree

  • 2+ years of operations/customer support work experience (Not required for Internship) with a demonstrated track record delivering business value and scaling support (mobile apps and gaming support a plus).

  • Strong people management experience with distributed teams.

  • Ability to effectively manage complex projects and communicate cross-functionally and cross geography with all levels.

  • Exceptional verbal and written English communication skills.

  • Analytically-minded, logical thinker with strong problem solving skills and ability to make trade-offs.

  • Team player and self starter with strong interpersonal and solution oriented attitude, and an ability to effectively operate with high energy and flexibility in a fast paced, constantly evolving team environment.

  • Ability to learn technical concepts quickly and articulate operational needs and issues to engineering and product teams.

  • Excellent spreadsheet modeling, presentation, database query skills; statistical, quantitative modeling and forecasting skills.

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Unity Technical Artist

TapThere, creator of the world's first Combination Reality platform, seeks an Unity Technical Artist with creative and technical expertise to develop challenging Unity scenes. TapThere is a fast-moving, multi-disciplinary team of software developers and creative professionals based in Southern California. You will be responsible for working with Unity and other graphics tools to merge the virtual with the real world.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with engineering and product teams to help build features and solve creative problems

  • Iterate rapidly on Unity scenes to finalize product and other creative requirements

  • Facilitate communication and asset pipeline between engineering and artist teams

Required qualifications:

  • Expert-level experience with Unity Game Engine

  • Expert in scripting with C# within the Unity environment

  • Experience creating real-time visual effects sequences

  • Knowledge of optimizing real-time 3D-graphics pipeline for mobile platforms

  • Solid artistic skills (drawing or digital painting) a plus

  • Experience collaborating within a multi-person game studio a plus

  • BS or MS degree in design, games-related or technical field is a plus

Please attach a portfolio link including sketches/drawing examples and resume.

Key Skills:

Unity 3D, C#, Real-time VFX, Artistic skills

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Office Manager/Administrative Assistant

Our team seeks a candidate to assist with administrative support for our team, office and facilities management to ensure a smooth and efficient operation of our offices. We are looking for a highly energetic administrative assistant and office manager who will work with all functions of our team.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Manage and assist our executive’s calendar, domestic and international travel and meeting coordination

  • Collaborate with other staff members on special projects, as needed, including but not limited to, research, project coordination, and documentation

  • Support the execution of external and team events

  • Manage the reception area and all of its functions, and act as first contact for guests

  • Coordinate internal and external staff events and business meetings, including conference room set-up and breakdown, catering, etc.

  • Manage vendor relationships for building and internal office

  • Proactively manage, monitor, and procure office and kitchen supplies and provide budgetary oversight

Requirements:

  • 1+ years office management and / or progressive administrative experience that includes the following:

    • Supporting a large team in administrative assistant capacity

    • Executive Assistant experience in supporting a large team

    • Managing reception desk and clerical staff

    • Event planning and coordination

    • Managing building maintenance staff and vendors

 

  • Must be extremely proficient with Google Apps; relevant experience with Expensify, Microsoft Office a plus

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, resourcefulness, and the ability to work in a fast paced, challenging environment

  • Strong project management skills with a high level of initiative and judgment

  • Ability to multi-task, work independently with minimal supervision, and make and communicate the rationale behind key decisions in a constantly evolving fast paced work environment

  • Self-assured and energetic self-starter; proactive about learning and motivated to take on additional responsibilities over time

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to integrate quickly into a small team and represent the company with integrity

Key Skills:

Extremely proficient with Google Apps
Expensify
Microsoft Office
Written and verbal communication

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TapThere is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status (and any other protected status afforded by a federal, state or municipal regulation).

 

TapThere does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or employees. TapThere is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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