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Design Project Manager

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Our team is looking for an experienced Project Manager/Producer to provide communications, management, coordination, and strong executional leadership for the design team.

We are looking for a highly organized, results-oriented individual with extensive experience managing design production in a software team and/or with a creative design/ad agency.

In addition:
- A proven ability to establish rapport, credibility and influence, and drive results throughout an organization at all levels
- Expertise in overseeing and managing complex design production schedules and processes
- A solid understanding of the importance of the creative process without losing focus on established schedules and processes
- Ability to meet deadlines while juggling many projects and priorities
- Strong creative evaluation skills
- Understanding of the software development process

The person we seek must work with minimal direction toward predetermined goals and independently anticipate and resolve problems.

Duties include:
- Negotiates and sets expectations with other internal teams
- Leads the resolution of cross-functional issues; effectively resolves issues with management
- Manages the creative development process
- Oversees and updates production schedules with designers. Must communicate and negotiate dates and milestones with cross functional team members, including project management, engineering, quality assurance, and upper-level management
- Attends design reviews, takes detailed notes of design decisions, and communicates results and conclusions back to the team
- Knows at all times the health of projects, risks and implications to timelines
- Constantly improving processes and communications in an ever-changing, fast paced working environment

Requires a Bachelors Degree with 5+ years Project Management/Producer experience demonstrating increasing levels of project management responsibilities. Creative/Design background is a plus.

Fit:
-Understand how to work with smart, creative interaction designers
-High pressure environment...deadline-driven
-Experience working on technology projects (NO WEBSITES - must be Desktop Software, software as a service, or gaming)

Standout qualities:
-Talent who loves organizing...crossing t's and dotting i's
-Hyper efficient
-Passionate about a job because they love details

TOOLS: Jira, Atlassian Confluence or Basecamp

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