Creative Project Manager (Web/Mobile)

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Aquent is looking for a Creative Project Manager to join our client's in-house creative team and manage multifaceted client web and mobile projects from inception through completion. This includes overseeing and participating in the development of communication programs and campaigns across digital disciplines including interactive applications, web, social and mobile. We’ll be counting on your strong organizational skills and attention to detail to exceed expectations for our B2B and B2C clients. The Project Manager will be directly responsible for managing resources, project scheduling and management, budget monitoring and trafficking of produced assets. It requires you to think quickly under pressure, over-the-top organizational skills, and the ability to manage multiple projects across many categories with multi-layered complexity. Simply put, the role will be to own the project workflow during the creative process.

Responsibilities:
• Creates and executes project work plans and revises as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
• Identifies resources needed and works with Creative Director to assign individual responsibilities.
• Manages day-to-day operational aspects of a project and scope.
• Facilitate and lead production meetings with team to review upcoming milestone dates.
• Source and schedule external vendors to meet budget and deadline commitments.
• Attend weekly creative meetings and participate in weekly cross functional meetings as needed.
• Prepare and maintain tasks for each project using project management platform
• Trafficking assets to partners
• Ensure that submitted creative briefs and job requests are filled out completely and contain all information needed to complete the project.
• Ensure that all projects are kept on schedule and that the physical flow of work is managed. This involves ensuring all work is reviewed and approved (with signatures) by necessary stakeholders at every stage and keeping stakeholders aware of any deviations from the schedule.
• Ability to interact effectively with employees at all levels within the organization, as well as external resources.
• Excellent communication skills, organizational skills and a creative eye for detail and composition.
• Ability to work effectively with internal and external customers in a fast-paced environment with frequent changes; superior multitasking skills.
• Track and traffic multiple projects simultaneously to ensure deadlines and goals are met

Desired Skills & Experience

• Prior agency or creative background a MUST, digital agency / producer experience is a plus!
• 5+ years of project management experience of creative initiatives including management of resources and working with external partners
• Prior experience with trafficking, comprehensive knowledge of interactive/digital project specifications
• Solid project management skills with a proven track record of successfully developing projects from start to completion
• Experience working in a user experience and user-interface design-intensive environment.
• Ability to manage resource pools that are shared among multiple projects and clients.
• Outstanding interpersonal skills for negotiating priorities and resolving conflicts among project stakeholders
• Comfortable with ambiguity and able to juggle the demands of a busy, frequently changing plan of work in a professional manner

Amazing job opportunity with a cutting-edge company! Does this sound like you? Please send your resume to cmerriam@aquent.com to apply!