ObEN’s mission is to enable everyone in the world to create their own Personal AI (PAI), intelligent 3D avatars that look, sound, and behave like the individual user. Secured and authenticated on the Project PAI blockchain, ObEN’s technology creates more productive, more personalized digital interactions. ObEN is a K11, Tencent, Softbank Ventures Korea and HTC Vive X portfolio company, and we work with our strategic investors to expand PAI technology across multiple verticals including hospitality, retail, healthcare, and entertainment.

Working at ObEN means taking on extraordinary transformations every day, in an environment that celebrates and encourages innovation. You’ll be working in small, agile teams (including world class researchers in areas of speech, computer vision, machine learning, NLP, and blockchain). We are blazing new trails in AI and blockchain technology, and we encourage and support publications to top conferences and journals. Learn more about working at ObEN in our blog post.

Job Description:

We are looking for a Marketing Associate (Blockchain) to help support efforts across our variety of marketing initiatives. The ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about advanced technology and possess superior writing and communication skills. The successful candidate will help plan and execute marketing projects that help increase awareness of ObEN’s technology and create material to support marketing goals. Fluency in both spoken and written English is required, fluency in another major language a plus.


  • Develop content for various internal and external communications, including blogs, social, and community engagement
  • Serve as first point of contact for community members, establishing and managing community relationships
  • Support marketing initiatives including pr, social, content and events
  • Staying current with tech industry news and trends and apply knowledge to marketing assignments
  • Take ownership of assigned marketing projects in the pipeline and according to timelines, including providing regular project updates

The ideal candidate will have a mix of the qualifications below:


  • BA/BS Degree in Marketing, Business, Communications or related discipline
  • Strong communications and interpersonal skills
  • Very strong writing skills
  • Skilled use of Microsoft suite of products
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance
  • Passionate interest in emerging technology (blockchain, AI, AR/VR, etc), and ability to communicate technology concepts to a wide audience
  • Ability to work independently with minimal guidance


  • Previous experience in AI and/or Blockchain community management
  • Bilingual in major Asian, European or Middle-Eastern Language.

Application requirements:

  • Please send the following to
  • Detailed resume and/or LinkedIn profile
  • Links to any research / papers you have been an instrumental part of and are proud of
  • Name of instructor / adviser, if any along with link to their profile
  • Cover Letter identifying your five favorite apps on your phone
  • Introduction to ObEN:

Interview process:

STAGE 1: Phone Interview
STAGE 2: In-person Interview at Idealab (we cover travel expenses for the day)
STAGE 3: We require a sample project submission and a candidate proposal submission(To know more about what an ObEN candidate proposal is, click here)
STAGE 4: Spend a day at our office and participate in all team activities.
STAGE 5: Offer Letter

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Notice to recruitment agencies: ObEN is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies, recruiters, and/or search firms for any of its job postings. Please do not send resumes to any of our job listing portals, team members or company locations. Resumes submitted to ObEN by a third party without a valid written & signed recruitment agreement will become the sole property of ObEN, and no fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited referral.


ObEN is an artificial intelligence company that creates complete virtual identities for consumers and celebrities in the emerging digital world. ObEN provides Personal AI that simulates a person’s voice, face and personality, enabling never before possible social and virtual interactions. Founded in 2014, ObEN is a Softbank Ventures Korea and HTC Vive X portfolio company and is located at Idealab in Pasadena, California.