Senior Project Manager

New York, United States | Full-time | COVID-19 remote


We are looking for a seasoned and tech savvy Senior Project Manager, who loves all things Internet and emerging technologies to join Barbarian. The Senior Project Manager will collaborate with a cross-disciplinary team to design, develop and deliver integrated technology and campaign experience solutions and services.


Can you…

  • Successfully produce and deliver integrated projects and workstreams
  • Provide guidance on planning, execution, and logistics for client project workstreams. 
  • Coordinate client plans with internal work streams and setting overall expectations for project execution and deliverables.
  • Be a strategic advisor and partner for the internal team and client.
  • Remain responsible for the overall quality of all projects and ensure deadlines are met.
  • Be able to provide agency recommendations for new innovative tools, vendors, and technologies.
  • Work with creative, technical, UX, and strategy leads from scope to the 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
  • Partner with the Account Director to identify and specify requests that exceed scope; negotiate proposals and budgets of such requests with the client, providing necessary modifications and deliverables, including writing scopes of work, to facilitate incremental contract signings.
  • Model strong presentation skills that encourage participation and effect desired outcomes for meetings.
  • Proactively pursue opportunities that may result in new projects or workstreams.
  • Communicate with the internal and client team on a day-to-day account on project management follow-up items and needs.
  • Support the Business Director on upselling incremental tactical initiatives for the client business; maintain focus on short term deliverables while understanding the client’s long-term goals.

Do you have…

  • 7+ years of project management experience in digital advertising.
  • Experience and knowledge of UX, site design, and development best practices
  • Experience managing User Experience, User Testing, Creative projects as the client liaison and internal lead.
  • Experience with managing medium-to-large scale development projects from scope to delivery
  • Expertise in building project plans, burn reports, and how to mitigate risk or raise red flags ahead of time.
  • Advanced understanding of e-commerce/website design and builds, including UX, content strategy and production timelines.
  • Experience in working with CMS and Development teams.
  • Familiarity with Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) is a plus.
  • Understanding backend and data systems is a plus.
  • A/B testing and segmentation/personalization experience is a plus.
  • Collaborating with the engineering team for enhancements to be implemented on the site.
  • Experience with Jira.
  • Experience distilling client meetings into notes and defining action items.
  • A passion for technology and innovation.
  • Ability to add structure and process when a project plan is unclear/undefined.
  • Excellent communication, writing, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to effectively delegate.
  • Experience with global marketing teams.
  • Ability to multitask several different projects at once.
  • Resourcefulness and flexibility.
  • Positive outlook and good interpersonal skills.
  • A “DO IT NOW” mentality.


Barbarian is an EOE (Equal Opportunity Employer). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.