Creative Project Manager

San Francisco, CA
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Suzy Thompson

Job Description:

Our client, a worldwide online transportation network technology company, is changing the way the world thinks about transportation. They are building technology people use every day. Based out of San Francisco, they are seeking a Project Manager for a 3-month assignment.

This position will be managing a large volume of micro projects in Jira and the creative teams associated. 
• Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects 
• Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget 
• Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility 
• Ensure resource availability and allocation 
• Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress 
• Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs using appropriate verification techniques 
• Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques 
• Report and escalate to management as needed 
• Successfully manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders 
• Perform risk management to minimize project risks 
• Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors 
• Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation 

• 5+ years of project management experience in agency or internal creative team
• Very good educational background, preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering 
• Proven working experience in project management in the information technology sector 
• Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies 
• Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills 
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
• Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills 
• It is imperative that this person has experience in Jira and an excellent multi-tasker who can keep track of 20+ small projects simultaneously. 
• Calm in chaos 
• An eye for design and comfortable giving feedback 
• A driving force to get things done 
• Excellent communication skills and stakeholder management 

Client Description:

WORKING WITH AQUENT: freelancing long-term with Aquent gets you access to some pretty cool things:
- You're paid weekly
- Subsidized health (including term life and LTD) and dental benefits after your first four weeks of work (averaging at least 20 hrs/wk)
- Access to Fidelity 401(k)
- Access to FSA Program
- Direct deposit for your pay check 
- Access to our Talent Rewards Program (we reward for referrals!)
- Access to free online courses via Aquent's Gymnasium, to help you develop your skills: http://gymnasium.aquent.com/
- Access to free online courses via Lynda.com
- Aquent support: your Aquent Agent checks in with you during the course of your contract to make sure you're happy and progressing according to your expectations (we're also there to be looking for new opportunities for you when you're close to wrapping up)


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