Digital Project Manager
Vector Media Group is looking for a client-facing, self-directed, extremely organized full-time Digital Project Manager in the New York City area to join our team. We are a growing interactive agency located in the Flatiron District of Manhattan with great clients (like Google, Airbnb, Twelve South, Etsy, The Associated Press, New York City, St. Regis, Columbia University, and WPP) and an incredible roadmap.
The ideal candidate is someone who has experience in a digital design & development agency, is well-versed in project management processes, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and relishes taking complete ownership of projects from beginning to end.
You’ll be working closely with our other Project Managers, Designers, Front-End and Backend Developers, Content Strategists, SEO Analysts, QA Engineers, and Executive Team during every phase of our projects. You’ll be the primary point of contact for our clients.
The ideal candidate will have real-world experience managing the design and development processes on all types of websites – from simple informational sites to robust ecommerce solutions.
Responsibilities will include:
-Serve as the primary point-of-contact for project stakeholders (including executive level)
-Responsible for planning, managing, monitoring and controlling the execution of a number of digital initiatives from beginning to end
-Responsible for developing and maintaining detailed and accurate project documentation
-Manage project scope, identifying, defining and communicating risks and change requests
-Responsible for managing, controlling, and reporting on the budgetary status of your projects
-Manage multi-disciplinary project teams including assigning individual project tasks, holding regular meetings to monitor progress, and ensuring all timesheets are completed on time
-Understand and anticipate project resource volumes and dependencies as well as actively resolving and escalating issues and conflicts as appropriate
-Coordinate with QA leads to ensure that the baseline criteria are met in order to allow for successful entry into client review and approval
-Responsible for ensuring the highest degree of quality for all deliverables
-Experience in an interactive agency, managing medium-to large-scale digital design & development projects
-Strong knowledge of web technologies, web design, and the delivery of solutions with creative and engineering components
-Solid understanding of project management processes including requirements development and management, scope definition and management, communication management, budget management and reporting, resource management, risk identification and management and client engagement
-Experience authoring and maintaining essential project documentation including project management plans, scope baseline documents, SOWs, resource plans, issue and risk logs, status and burndown reports
-Experience managing multi-disciplinary teams including SEO, Content, UX, Design, Technology and QA
-Experience with a number of project management methodologies including agile, scrum, waterfall and the ability to architect the best approach to satisfy the project's needs
-Experience of communicating with key senior stakeholders and project sponsors
-Strong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, negotiating, influencing, facilitation, organizational, prioritization, decision making, and conflict resolution skills
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