The metaverse sector continues to perform well and needs talented people to fuel its growth with roles paying upwards of $200,000 annually.
MetaNews takes a look at some of the most exciting positions in the sector at its best and brightest firms.
The metaverse needs you
The metaverse is growing fast and is seeking industry-specific talents such as programmers, engineers, and art designers. Significant players hiring big include Roblox, The Sandbox, and Epic Games.
The industry also requires people with transferable skills, including recruiters, HR, administrators, lawyers and accountants.
Research from Metaversed shows that Monthly Active Users (MUA) are now 549 million, up 29 million from the second quarter. With the metaverse in such rude health, it is likely to provide reliable employment for the foreseeable future.
Well-paid job opportunities
Art & Animation is one of the largest departments at the corporation, with jobs in locations around the world, including Brazil, Canada, South Korea the U.K., and the U.S.
One of the positions currently available is that of Cinematic FX Artist. This role is being recruited for in multiple locations and asks that applicants “design various real-time FX in Unreal Engine for use in cinematic shots.” The role pays upwards of $100,000.
Roblox, one of the most popular metaverse companies in the world, has 143 vacancies.
One of the top picks at the firm is the position of Principal Product Designer, Apps.
The job adverts state: “As Principal Product Designer, Apps, you’ll help lead design and strategy for our universal app and platform app futures. You will oversee end-to-end design for our core Player app product, working collaboratively with product managers, researchers, data scientists and engineers to define immersive platform-level experiences for mobile, desktop,10ft, wearables and beyond”
This high-visibility role based in California pays in the region of $245,790—$292,740.
More firms hiring
VR Chat is more than just a place for conversation, the VR platform can host entire virtual worlds. It has been described as similar to Second Life. VR Chat currently has positions in its art, community, and design departments among others.
It currently has 18 vacancies to fill.
Garena Free Fire
Garena Free Fire, the Asian metaverse with 700 million monthly active players, currently has 11 job vacancies.
Rec Room is the most popular metaverse platform for Quest 2 users. A notable selling point is that in 2021, Seattle Business Magazine listed Rec Room as the number one best medium-sized company to work for in the area.
Rec Room currently has 27 job vacancies.
U.K. firm Improbable currently has 69 job vacancies as the company steps up its plans to take on Apple and Meta with its decentralized metaverse M2.
Build a Rocket Boy
Build a Rocket Boy, currently has 40 job vacancies
MetaNews wishes you the best of luck in your job search.