Project Manager

New York, United States Full-time

We are looking for a tech savvy Project Manager, who loves all things emerging technologies, to join Barbarian and a variety of agency accounts.  The Project Manager will collaborate with a cross-disciplinary team to design, develop and deliver technology solutions and services.

What You Do:

Drive Projects

  • Develop project plans with clear dependencies and maintain timelines by tracking progress on project resource allocation, hours and burn reports
  • Manage multiple fast-paced projects with short turnarounds, by organizing workload and prioritizing tasks for you and/or a team
  • Work with creative, technical, UX and strategy leads from the earliest concept stage forward, to ensure the most innovative production methods are employed

Manage internal team and clients

  • Lead internal meetings and daily stand ups to drive to decision
  • Lead client meetings from project kickoff and build trust with stakeholders
  • Foresee and communicate the risk and liability factors associated with a project
  • 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

Act as an Advisor

  • Identify opportunities to improve efficiency and effectiveness for team and client
  • Actively position oneself as a digital advisor, client advocate internally and an agency advocate with client
  • Actively seek to implement sprint-based/agile methodology pending project needs
  • Support case study creation and be aware of creds
  • Identify areas of growth for the business in technical angles

What You Need: 

  • 3-5 years of project management within a digital agency or digital marketing team
  • Inherent ability to communicate with colleagues to gain perspective and expertise
  • Strength in creatively problem-solving and critical thinking
  • An understanding of the principles of effective presentations
  • Experience working under pressure and comfortable with change
  • 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
  • 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 

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