#121023

Senior Design Project Manager

Location:
Mississauga
Job Terms:
Temporary
Salary:
DOE
posted by:
Annie Lucia
Date:
07/26/2017

Job Description:

*Portfolio is required for this role. Please ensure this is on your resume when applying*

Contract with potential for extension or conversion with Fortune 500 Tech company in Mississauga! ​

TOP SKILLS:

1.) Strong understanding of design process

2.) 5+ years of experience (Could be coming from an agency. They need to have managed complex projects with multiple people involved)

3.) Having worked at the enterprise level

4.) Handling global projects or international campaigns

5.) Good understanding of products 

6.) Strong understanding of the design process

7.) Good understanding of online advertising and marketing 

8.) Able to work in an agile environment and understanding agile workflow (story points and capacity planning)

 

NICE TO HAVE SKILLS:

• Experience doing design work in Sketch or Visual Design

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE (but are not limited to):

• Daily standup meetings with the XD team

• Responsible for knowing about projects coming in and their status because they have spoken with the channel managers

• They will assign projects to the designers based on their skillset

• Be able to fill in a brief detailing what's needed of the project 

• Manage the timelines of projects

• Set up meetings

• Follow up with channel managers 

 

SOFT SKILLS/PERSONALITY TRAITS:

• Highly organized

• Excellent communication both written and verbal. This is very important as they will be communicating across different teams. 

• Creative thinker

• Easy going personality and cool under pressure

• Hard working, someone who can "hit the ground running"

• Strong leadership skills. Someone who is able to lead without authority.

• Strong influencing skills and able to influence effectively. 

• Collaborative 

• Good problem solving skills, good at tackling challenges 

• Someone who is not afraid to speak up and push back when needed and during the appropriate times. 

 

EDUCATION:

• University degree or equivalent experience 

CURRENT TECHNOLOGIES/PLATFORMS BEING USED:

• MS office (Excel, need to know this well)

• Google Docs

• Asana (project management software)

• Jira