Digital Project Manager

Austin TX
Job Terms:
$40/hr W2 + benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Chelsea Caudill

Job Description:

Our client is looking for a Digital Project Manager.  This is an onsite, 12month assignment with heath benefits, 401k and more. The ideal Digital Project Manager will have a minimum of 3-5 years of project management experience; experience working within an established agency or marketing firm is a bonus. 

Project Managers (PM) are responsible for the end-to-end project management and successful delivery of concurrent projects across multiple media channels including, but not limited to digital, video, print and social media. The position calls for broad knowledge of the digital and print landscape and the ability to lead campaigns in close collaboration with internal project teams. PMs are effective communicators between technical and non-technical stakeholders. At any given time, PMs must be able to manage a workload of approximately 10-15 interactive projects with life cycles of several weeks to several months. The PM also develops best practices, optimizes current processes, and creates documentation and training opportunities for the PM team.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Creating project schedules and managing workflow in the agency’s project management system
  • Communicating with creative and production teams, monitoring project status, and moving projects forward by removing blockers and mitigating risks
  • Acting as liaison between technical, creative and account teams to ensure the end result delivers on-brief and on time
  • Assessing and consulting on technical feasibility and approach for projects; gathering and documenting technical and functional requirements as needed
  • Developing hours estimates and statements of work
  • Managing partnerships with other teams outside of the agency
  • Have a solid grasp of basic and advanced project management principles along with having experience in successfully applying and advancing those principles


You also have:

  • A positive attitude and the flexibility to operate in an environment with deadlines and changing demands
  • Attention to detail, and strong organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with enterprise level project management tools such as Workfront, Jira or Basecamp
  • A proven track record of success delivering a wide range of medium and large-scale projects
  • The ability to collaborate across disciplines and partner with Account Managers to present work effectively to clients
  • Proficiency with Windows
  • Experience in highly regulated environments or at a financial institution is a bonus
  • PMP is also a plus

Client Description:

It’s not often that we get to say “yeah, but just listen to what they offer…” about our larger clients. Most people look at the awesome job description, then read “Financial Services Industry” and move on. We’ve heard it a thousand times! Know what else we’ve heard at this client just as much? “Wow! I’m so glad I took this job! This is not your father’s financial services company!”

Work here and experience:

- Opportunities to work with cutting-edge digital business strategies & projects

- Huge work-life balance culture

- Diversity-focused workplace

- Strong potential for temp-to-perm conversion (almost half of the people we've placed here have converted to a permanent position, either the one they're working in, or in a related department)

- Great Aquent community to work with onsite, including our bi-annual talent recognition program, which stems from the client managers’ own feedback (read: they’re engaged and interested in your future!)

- Don’t forget the massive points on your resume for being part of a cutting-edge team, leading the way in breathing fresh air into the financial services industry

With a customer experience focus in mind, our client is leading the way in the financial industry with their digital marketing & technology platforms. They recognize that today’s customers are technically savvy & independent as well as highly creative, and they’re working to be the best at serving them. We see this through how they are building platforms that allow customers to take ownership of their financial future, using video, animation, and social media to market to the end user. Their in-house digital agency has won numerous IHAF awards for their tools and cutting-edge technology. Working with this company, you would be working with groups and/or department such as an IHAF awarded digital agency, user experience, product development, communication strategy team and much more talented professionals like yourself. Come join us!