The job posting lays out YouTube plans for a push into the metaverse, stating that it is searching for someone to design, convey, and execute the vision, strategy, and roadmap for Web3.
The job posting on LinkedIn requests 15 years of product management experience, as well as familiarity with Internet consumer products and/or cryptocurrency.
It lists experience in purchasing, owning, and trading cryptocurrencies, NFTs, and tokens under ‘recommended qualifications.’
It also requires knowledge of cryptocurrencies, blockchain, consensus methods, network functions, and other Web3 technologies.
In a blog post earlier this month, YouTube chief product officer stated that the business would begin producing metaverse experiences on its video platform.
According to Neal Mohan, the platform would work to add more interactions to games and make them feel more alive. Although the initiative is still in its early stages, the business is eager to explore how they can make these virtual worlds a reality for viewers.
The move is the latest indication that YouTube parent firm, Google, is seriously considering its future product offers.
To keep ahead of the competition, tech giants are focusing on augmented reality (AR). Google’s augmented reality headset, codenamed Project Iris, is slated to be released in 2024.
In June, the search engine giant changed its advertising standards for cryptocurrency exchanges and wallet providers, while it still has limits on topics like as initial coin offerings.