Posted Aug 3

Inworld is hiring a
Head of Technical Program Management - Canada

VANCOUVER
FULL-TIME
Why Join Inworld

Inworld is a developer platform for building AI characters. We go beyond large language models (LLMs) and add performance, configurable safety, knowledge, memory, narrative controls, multimodality, and more. We’re focused on enabling character-based interactions for immersive experiences like video games, brand activations, and training simulations. 

Inworld uses advanced AI to build generative characters whose personalities, thoughts, memories, and behaviors are designed to mimic the deeply social nature of human interaction. Our platform lets you create characters with personality and contextual awareness to keep them in-world and on brand. Integrations make it easy for developers to deploy characters into immersive experiences, while scale and performance are optimized for real-time experiences. 

Inworld AI is funded by top-tier investors, including Kleiner Perkins, Intel, Microsoft, and Founders Fund, and a team of all-star angels - corporate executives, top VC funds' partners, and industry veterans from Riot Games, Twitch, and Oculus.

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 with software, game development, or AI engineering teams
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

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