Interaction Design Association
Vector Media Group is looking for a client-facing, self-directed, extremely organized full-time Digital Project Manager in the New York City area to join our team. We are a growing interactive agency located in the Flatiron District of Manhattan with great clients (like Google, Airbnb, Twelve South, Etsy, The Associated Press, New York City, St. Regis, Columbia University, and WPP) and an incredible roadmap.The ideal candidate is someone who has experience in a digital design & development agency, is well-versed in project management processes, thrives in a fast-paced environment, and relishes taking complete ownership of projects from beginning to end.You\u2019ll be working closely with our other Project Managers, Designers, Front-End and Backend Developers, Content Strategists, SEO Analysts, QA Engineers, and Executive Team during every phase of our projects. You\u2019ll be the primary point of contact for our clients.The ideal candidate will have real-world experience managing the design and development processes on all types of websites \u2013 from simple informational sites to robust ecommerce solutions.Responsibilities will include:Serve as the primary point-of-contact for project stakeholders (including executive level)Responsible for planning, managing, monitoring and controlling the execution of a number of digital initiatives from beginning to endResponsible for developing and maintaining detailed and accurate project documentationManage project scope, identifying, defining and communicating risks and change requestsResponsible for managing, controlling, and reporting on the budgetary status of your projectsManage multi-disciplinary project teams including assigning individual project tasks, holding regular meetings to monitor progress, and ensuring all timesheets are completed on timeUnderstand and anticipate project resource volumes and dependencies as well as actively resolving and escalating issues and conflicts as appropriateCoordinate with QA leads to ensure that the baseline criteria are met in order to allow for successful entry into client review and approvalResponsible for ensuring the highest degree of quality for all deliverablesRequired Skills:Experience in an interactive agency, managing medium-to large-scale digital design & development projectsStrong knowledge of web technologies, web design, and the delivery of solutions with creative and engineering componentsSolid understanding of project management processes including requirements development and management, scope definition and management, communication management, budget management and reporting, resource management, risk identification and management and client engagementExperience authoring and maintaining essential project documentation including project management plans, scope baseline documents, SOWs, resource plans, issue and risk logs, status and burndown reportsExperience managing multi-disciplinary teams including SEO, Content, UX, Design, Technology and QAExperience with a number of project management methodologies including agile, scrum, waterfall and the ability to architect the best approach to satisfy the project's needsExperience of communicating with key senior stakeholders and project sponsorsStrong interpersonal, analytical, problem solving, negotiating, influencing, facilitation, organizational, prioritization, decision making, and conflict resolution skillsBenefits:Flexible hours and paid vacation policySummer FridaysLunch paid for by the company, every day, via your own Seamless accountHealth, Dental, and Vision insuranceRetirement plan with company matchingPerks and discounts from many stores and services-- cell phone bills, hotels, rental cars, gyms, etc...Join us!If you\u2019re interested please apply immediately, attention Ben Smith. Please include in your cover letter a brief description of some the projects you have managed. Vector Media Group Vector Media Group (VMG) is an interactive digital agency that focuses on meeting clients\u2019 needs by developing integrated strategies that seamlessly combine web development, web design and marketing. Our multi-faceted approach allows us to create websites, mobile apps, and connected device experiences that are practical, effective, and engaging.
Interaction Design Association