Project Manager

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

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We are looking for an awesome Project Manager, who thrives in the cross-section of creativity and emerging technologies, to join Barbarian. The Project Manager will collaborate with a cross-disciplinary team to design, develop, and deliver technology, campaign projects, and integrated solutions/services.

 

Roles and Responsibilities 

  • Monitor project resource allocation, hours and burn reports and provide on-going project risk management
  • Lead the team in using Agile methodology and practices
  • Adapt Agile processes to the needs of the team and the business
  • Work with creative, technical, UX, and strategy leads from with department leads from identifying the scope through concepting and delivery, to ensure the most innovative production methods are employed
  • Manage multiple fast-paced projects with short turnarounds
  • Successfully produce and deliver integrated projects and workstreams
  • Prioritize workflow for an amazing team of strategists, creatives, technologists, and account services to ensure deadlines and client needs are met
  • Actively position oneself as a digital advisor, client advocate internally, and an agency advocate with client
  • Develop timelines and budgets (scopes/SOWs) to ensure proposed concepts and ideas are executable
  • Respond quickly to incoming client requests, and proactively communicate the status of those requests
  • 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
  • Describe oneself as a “do-er” and “planner” in project management with a 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)

 

Requirements

  • 3-5 years of project management within a digital agency
  • Deep understanding of project management methodologies (Agile) and proper application of them
  • Strength in creatively problem-solving and critical thinking
  • Experience with managing medium-to-large scale development and campaign projects from scope to delivery
  • Experience and knowledge of Strategy, Experience Design, Visual Design, and Development best practices
  • Up-to-date technical knowledge of web, mobile, and software technologies, and user trends; experience working with modern front-end development frameworks a plus
  • Experience with enterprise content management systems (CMS), especially AEM (Adobe Experience Manager) and Teamsite a plus
  • Experience with JIRA
  • Familiarity with how Omniture, Tealium, and Google Analytics work
  • Ability to identify gaps in process and define solutions
  • 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 the financial management of projects
  • Previous experience managing clients in a digital agency with a project management focus
  • An independent work ethic and drive and know when to escalate to higher-ups
  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative, cross-functional agency environment
  • Strong organizational, communication skills, both oral and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • A positive attitude, flexibility, and a sense of humor

 

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