Project Manager

New York, United States Full-time

We are looking for an awesome Project Manager, who loves all things Internet and emerging technologies, to join Barbarian and help us maintain one of the largest pieces of business at our agency.

The Project Manager will collaborate with a cross-disciplinary team to design, develop and deliver technology solutions and services.

Can You:

  • Manage multiple fast-paced projects with short turnarounds
  • Successfully produce and deliver integrated projects and workstreams
  • Prioritize workflow and tickets for a team of developers, content authors and web designers to ensure deadlines and client needs are met
  • Actively position oneself as a digital advisor, client advocate internally and an agency advocate with client
  • Respond quickly to incoming client requests, and pro-actively communicate the status of those requests to the clients as work is completed within the process framework
  • Thrive in a highly flexible, adaptive, creative, collaborative and interdepartmental environment, alongside multi-disciplinary peers with the ability to leverage multiple perspectives as pillars for innovation
  • Identify areas of growth for the business in technical angles
  • Monitor project resource allocation, hours and burn reports and provide on-going project risk management
  • Work with creative, technical, UX and strategy leads from scope to earliest concept stage forward, to ensure the most innovative production methods are employed
  • Develop timelines and budgets (scopes/SOWs) to ensure proposed concepts and ideas are executable
  • Describe oneself as a “do-er” and “planner” in project management with proven track record in project and time/budget management
  • Successfully articulate digital solutions and/or processes in a simple and engaging way (both internally and client-side)

Do You Have:

  • 3-5 years of project management within a digital agency or digital marketing team
  • Strength in creatively problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Experience with managing medium-to-large scale development projects from scope to delivery
  • Experience and knowledge of UX, site design, and development best practices
  • Up-to-date technical knowledge of web, mobile and software technologies; experience working with modern front-end development frameworks
  • Experience with enterprise content management systems (CMS), especially AEM (Adobe Experience Manager) and Teamsite
  • Proficient knowledge of Jira
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript capabilities, and use of Github a plus
  • Knowledge of Omniture,Tealium and Google Analytics
  • Ability to identify gaps in process (development, QA or tagging) and define solutions
  • Deep understanding of project management methodologies and proper application of them
  • Experience with resourcing and allocation management for projects
  • Experience with interpreting client requests and concepts into clear/defined deliverables and projects
  • Experience with presenting approaches and solutions to internal and external parties
  • Experience with financial management of projects
  • Previous experience managing clients in a digital agency with project management focus
  • An independent work ethic and drive and know when to escalate to higher ups
  • Strong organizational, communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A passion for all things Internet
  • A DO IT NOW mentality


Barbarian is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.