Creative project manager

 

full-time | REPORTS TO Regional Director, creative services

The Project Manager works closely with Creative Solutions, Campaign & Account Managers to activate on new project requests and communicate Timelines, Resourcing and Costs while providing all deliverables to the highest quality.

The Project Manager will manage the project request process from handover to completion and also be responsible for all artifacts and outputs as well as any client training, documentation or on boarding for evergreen/always-on campaigns

Primary Job Functions

  • Ensure that project deliverables meet time specifications and quality goals, that deliverables are on schedule and within specification and budget for a given project

  • Managing Project Tracker and Daily Stand up status

  • Assembling a project timeline in smartsheet that includes tasks, milestones, resources and due dates

  • Complete project intake and handovers from Creative Solutions team to kick off new projects

  • Set up Internal Stakeholder meetings to align on project requirements

  • Reviewing and Advising on Processes / Matrixes / Documentation

  • Client Onboarding

  • Project Timeline Management

  • KOC Call Recap: Outline Asset Requirements/Specs/Q&A/Scope/Next Steps

  • Communicate and act as point of contact across a range of internal and external departments, seeing solutions projects through to completion.

  • Managing resource costs, budgets, estimates and monthly P&L of both internal and external resources

  • Manage all client feedback and work with the assign developer to assess and implement

  • Responsible for working with Production Coordinator on All Versioning requests

  • Handles the QA submission process

  • Demo Links - Review/Feedback/Approval Process

Required Skills

  • Knowledge of the typical creative process between designers and developers.

  • Ability to manage multiple complex and integrated technical programs requiring resources spanning many functional groups

  • Ability to translate requirements from high level client conversations to action items for designers and developers.

  • Attention to detail is vital to ensure that all requirements are accurately communicated between teams

  • Project plan preparation and ownership through project delivery

  • Manage and own project delivery within budget, scope, quality and time requirements

  • Risk & issues identification and management throughout the project

  • Create documentation for projects include plans, Gantt charts, resource plans, status reports risk logs etc

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Experience in mobile web design/mobile advertising or rich media production an advantage

  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

  • Knowledge of CSS, HTML5, and/or JavaScript


Experience

  • At least 3 years of experience managing multiple projects in quick turnaround environment(s).

  • Experience working with feed-based/data-driven ads and an understanding of feed and API structures.

EDUCATION & Travel

  • Minimum 4-year degree

 

Chicago

954 West Washington Boulevard
Suite 435
Chicago, IL 60607