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Digital Project Manager

Job title: Digital Project Manager
Contract type: Freelance
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Discipline: Creative
Remote: Yes
Reference: 403486
Contact name: Monica Cheng
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Our client is a global creative agency that intersects fields of social change, public health, and the arts. We tackle communications challenges with a human-centered approach, from design research to brand architecture to digital & film production to motion graphics to live experiences.

Job Summary:

Our client is seeking a Digital Project Manager to work closely with the Sr. Digital PM, analytics, design & product teams, and clients to oversee the planning, design, development and launch of mission-driven digital products and analytics platforms. The Project Manager is responsible for overseeing multiple work streams and managing deliverables to ensure successful launch and continual operations of government-facing digital tools.

Job Duties & Requirements:

  • Create and implement project schedules and budgets
  • Manage workflow and process among internal departments, external development partners, and clients.
  • Effectively communicate the goals of the client and our solutions through excellent presentation skills.
  • Manage team members (user experience strategy & design, visual/user interface design, content, front-end development, back-end development) in the creation of digital products to best-in-class standards
  • Collaborate with project managers across departments
  • Identify potential project risks, schedule changes, roadblocks, etc. in advance, communicate implications to team and make recommendations for solutions
  • Possess a strong understanding of digital technologies and third-party applications.
  • Establish and keep track of all specs for all deliverables
  • QA/QC all digital products and establish bug tracking logs
  • Help internal team identify additional talent when necessary
  • Be a partner in optimizing departmental processes as we grow
  • Identify, vet and manage any 3rd party vendor relationships necessary in the creation of digital products

Qualifications: 

  • 5+ years digital production experience in mobile responsive websites, native apps, digital ad/marketing, social content creation, emerging technologies
  • 1+ years digital project management experience OR 1+ years digital product management experience.
  • Experience with project management software & methodology.
  • Experience managing large-scale complex digital projects with multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience writing formal project requirements.
  • Digital Agency or Traditional Agency (Digital division) experience. Digitally driven media company experience or Digital Startup experience.
  • Formal SCRUM certification or training a plus.
  • Polished, impeccable communications skills and client management
  • Self-starter with creative problem-solving skills
  • Previous government and/or healthcare accounts a plus
  • Previous experience with enterprise-level organizations a plus.
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