Project Manager

New York, United States Full-time

We are looking for a fearlessly driven Project Manager 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
  • 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 the earliest concept stage forward, to ensure the most innovative production methods are employed
  • Support other producers and project managers in timeline and budget to ensure proposed concepts 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 medium-to-large scale development and enterprise content management systems (CMS), especially AEM (Adobe Experience Manager) and Teamsite
  • Proficient knowledge of Jira
  • HTML, CSS, and JavaScript capabilities, a plus
  • Knowledge of Omniture,Tealium and Google Analytics
  • Experience with Github
  • Up-to-date technical knowledge of web, mobile and software technologies; experience working with modern front-end development frameworks
  • Identified gaps in process (development, QA or tagging) and define solutions
  • Basic knowledge of UX best practices
  • 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 DO IT NOW mentality

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