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Head of Technical Program Management - Canada

Inworld AI

Inworld AI

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Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, April 11, 2023
Why Join Inworld
Inworld is the best-funded startup in AI and gaming, with a $500 million valuation and backing from top-tier investors like Intel, Microsoft, Lightspeed, Bitkraft, Founders Fund, Kleiner Perkins, and more. Inworld was recognized by CB Insights list of the 100 most promising AI companies in the world. We’ve also been nominated alongside Anthropic, DeepMind, OpenAI and Nvidia for the Generative AI Innovator of the Year at the VentureBeat Awards 2023, and are under consideration to be a Gartner Cool Vendor in 2023.
Inworld is the leading character engine for creating AI NPCs in games and immersive entertainment. Inworld powers NPCs in experiences built by Niantic, NetEase Games, LG, Alpine Electronics, the Disney Accelerator, and more. We go beyond large language models (LLMs) to add multimodal orchestration of personality and contextual awareness that renders NPCs within the lore and logic of their worlds.
Inworld is well positioned to take a long-term view when it comes to supporting the developer community today, and stay ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving landscape of generative AI for tomorrow. By joining us now, you'll be stepping into a role where your ideas and efforts will directly influence our path forward, making this moment an extraordinary one to become a key player in our journey of shaping the future of AI and gaming.
Your Impact
In this role, you will help to shape the future of AI by managing projects that enable AI-driven characters in virtual worlds. As a Head of Technical Program Management at Inworld AI, you will lead and coordinate complex projects across multiple teams, resolving any ambiguities and establishing self-sustaining processes. The successful candidate has technical depth, thrives in a fast-paced dynamic environment, and has the passion and abilities to learn new technologies.
Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or equivalent experience
2+ years of experience working AI engineering teams or game development
Proficiency in managing projects and building sustainable processes
Proficiency in using software organization (e.g. GitHub), project management tools (e.g. Jira) is considered a plus
Ability to manage ambiguity and shifting priorities
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong technical background with a solid understanding of software development
Understanding machine learning is considered a plus
Knowledge of Python, SQL, and other languages and tools for analyses is considered a plus
Background in conversational AI is highly appreciated
​​Experience within top-tier consulting, working at the Engagement Manager level or equivalent, is considered a plus
Responsibilities
Partner with Product and Engineering leads to translate product roadmap into clear plans, requirements, timelines, and structured processes and then own the execution of the team against those plans
Own project management for special projects and partner implementations
Develop end-to-end project plans and drive the implementation and delivery
Coordinate efforts to scope, schedule, and deploy the projects
Clearly communicate goals, responsibilities, milestones, and desired outcomes to cross-functional teams
Mitigate risks, foresee bottlenecks, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints
Help establish team performance and project execution metrics