Tech Project Manager

New York, United States Full-time

We are looking for an awesome Technical Project Manager to join Barbarian and support one of the largest pieces of business at our agency.

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


Can You:

  • Manage multiple fast-paced technical projects with quick turnarounds
  • Prioritize workflow and tickets for a team of developers to ensure deadlines and client needs are met
  • Lead development of processes and optimize processes along the way to ensure clients and agency have a streamlined work processes with core team and marketing and technical clients
  • Lead quarterly planning summits to review work flow process, product results and reconciliation reports
  • Actively position oneself as a digital advisor, client advocate internally and an agency advocate with the 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 reports
  • Work with creative, technical, UX and strategy leads from the earliest concept stage forward, to ensure the most innovative production methods are employed
  • Partner with Senior Project Manager on timelines and budgets 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 complex 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 Adobe Experience Manager
  • Proficient with Jira
  • Strong understanding of development processes and production methods
  • A track record of executable planning
  • Up-to-date technical knowledge of modern web and mobile development technology stacks
  • Ability to review test plans and work closely with QA team
  • 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 management
  • Strong organizational, communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A sense of humor :)
  • A passion for all things Internet and tech


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