16 careers to practice in the Metaverse (in 4 charts)

The metaverse is hard to miss, especially since Les Echos START has dedicated a special 16-page issue to it. So many promises and so are the annoying questions…

In the meantime, recruiters are on standby to find emerging skills that will be needed to develop the metaverse and Web3. But by the way, what professions will develop in these new immersive worlds? The answers are in 4 graphs.

1- Submarines

They will make their living through the activity that they will do mainly through their avatar. Their primary skills? Immersive Navigation, Communication, Sense of Service, History and Geography of Metaverse…

Jules Grandin / Les Echos START

Realtor Metaverse

With real estate coming to Sandbox, Decentraland and Roblox, the top three real estate agents are already helping us buy (or sell) in the right place and at the right price.

Metaverse Team Manager

Somewhat similar to the leaders of multiplayer game teams (MMORPGs), Metaverses will see the emergence of team managers … of avatars (and their human counterparts!) on behalf of various organizations.

Mayor of Metavers

For each neighborhood or municipality in the metaverse, a representative will have a precise task to ensure coexistence. A major function because decentralization and participatory governance are at the core of Web 3.0!

Metaverse Tour Guide

Tomorrow are dozens of active metaverses, many activities to do, museums to visit, or people to meet. These facts will evolve so rapidly that we are pleased to be able to accompany specialists during our virtual tours.

cop metaverse

In the future, municipalities can decide to establish security services to protect citizens and virtual goods. Then we will see the emergence of security agents or even police officers from the Metaverse region, equipped with means of punishment.

And also:

Metaverse teacher (see p. 9 and 13); Metaverse Bodyguard Metaverse Gardener Metaverse performance artist. Metaverse digital artist; Graf in Metaverse. Metaverse photographer; Customer Watch Metaverse (Test of Service); Metaverse effect. Metaverse passive income collector (play to earn workers – see page 13).

2- Organizers

Their work will be directly related to the proper functioning of metaverse ecosystems. Their primary skills? Sense of network, rigor, negotiation, technical expertise…

Jules Grandin / Les Echos START

Metaverse Wealth Manager

If you purchase land and other NFTs in multiple metaverses, metaverse wealth managers will help you keep track of all of these values. A bright future for these professionals, given the amounts invested and those coming…

Metaverse event handler

Exhibitions, weddings, concerts… This professional will manage the logistics and coordination of stakeholders so that the event runs smoothly.

Metaverse Lawyer

To protect your interests during commercial transactions in the metaverse, blockchain attorneys will be able to understand and copy the characteristics of the smart contracts you sign, such as royalty rates or other passive income.

Recruiter Metaverse

He will have to recruit individuals for their ability to flesh out their avatar as needed, while evaluating the human behind it. Can an old man play a young hostess? Fortunately, the recruiter will have morals instructions!

And also:

Metaverse star agent; Metaverse Grave Cleaner; Metaverse implementer; Metaverse ad blocker broker; Expert in Meta Security. Meta-IT Director Metaverse Art Director (Event Design).

3- Designers

They will think and create everything to do with metaphysics, from floor to ceiling, including rules and experiments, in short, everything we will see and do in the virtual universe. Their primary skills? Creativity, anticipation, observation, programming, 3D design, blockchain…

Jules Grandin / Les Echos START

Designed for virtual avatars

Metaverse Stylist designs and creates the clothes and accessories that modern Metaverse avatars will wear. The next Karl Lagerfeld may be known for the fashion trends that he launched in this or that direction.

Metaverse Ethician

Can you kill someone in the Metaverse? Will there be homeless and slums? Many conscientious objectors to military service would be needed to problematize these people, provide answers, and reflect on the ground rules for operating the metaverse.

urban metaverse scheme

They will have the heavy task of anticipating the growth and development of metaverses, by creating neighborhoods adapted to transportation, housing, shops and other services. Any Sim City or Minecraft pros here?

Metaverse connector

In several worlds, each of which presents its own peculiarities, it will be possible to switch from one world to another quite simply, especially thanks to the work of the metaverse connectors, these modern API developers.

And also:

Metaverse bot avatar engineer; Storyteller metaverse. Metaverse Organizer Metaverse Chart.

4- Observers

With the blockchain, all data is recorded and made transparent. But that does not make it meaningful. We will need professionals to remember the past and understand the present or anticipate the future. Their primary skills? Analysis, accuracy, collaboration, communication, programming, critical thinking…

Jules Grandin / Les Echos START

Metaverse Analyzer

With metaverses, data analysts have enough to expand their expertise. They will be responsible for analyzing, interpreting and communicating key flows, trends and events, to better understand and anticipate future prospects.

Metaverse historian

Remember when Nike gave out virtual shoes to all of their Roblox avatars? Oh no, it hasn’t happened yet…but there will be a lot of touching true stories and historians/geographers will have to keep track of them.

Metaverse Cartographer

Inevitably, if there are cartographic historians, there must be cartographers. These experts will be somewhat like new explorers, making it possible to determine who owns what, to make the whole metaverse more readable to a beginner’s eyes.

And also:

Human in the real world (extra)

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