Digital Project Manager

POSTED ON 11/17/2020 CLOSED ON 4/16/2021
WONGDOODY Hired Organization Address Providence, RI Full Time

Job Posting for Digital Project Manager at WONGDOODY

Company Description

WONGDOODY is a human experience agency with offices in Seattle, Los Angeles and New York. Since our founding in 1993, we have won hundreds of global awards for creativity and marketing effectiveness, while building a culture that consistently makes WONGDOODY one of the “Best Places to Work” according to Ad Age, the Puget Sound Business Journal, and the Los Angeles Business Journal. We recognize that our people and our culture are paramount to our success. It is a very exciting time here at WONGDOODY. We’re opening doors to a host of new client opportunities and capabilities, while ensuring that our current clients never outgrow the scope and scale of what we can deliver. And this paves the way for agency growth and expansion into new markets.

We are a team of fun, fearless, ego-less, values-driven and collaborative problem-solvers distributed across the coasts with one goal in mind – human experience. Human experiences are the touch points that make brands and technology matter to customers. We use strategy, creativity and data to develop engaging experiences that transform businesses. And those experiences are backed by the global technological strength of Infosys.

If you’d like to be part of our outstanding team, helping to grow WONGDOODY as well as your own career, please read on and check us out more at www.wongdoody.com.

Job Description

WONGDOODY is hiring a Digital Project Manager as part of our growing Project Management team. This role will be key to our growth efforts and will focus on leading integrated/traditional campaigns and supporting business development projects. This PM will report into the SVP of Project Management and will be responsible for executing both internal and client projects. They will own the full project lifecycle from briefing through delivery, while learning to scope and develop estimates.

Responsibilities

  • Develop project plans, budgets and resources for traditional and UX deliverables with oversight from a Project Management lead.
  • Work with Business Development to manage presentation development and support BD opportunities
  • Clearly communicate expectations to team and clients, and manage fully lifecycle of the project (Brief, KO, Review, Delivery)
  • Provides meticulous documentation of project status, financials, meeting discussions, action items and performance.
  • Leads issue and risk mitigation. Escalation when necessary and owning the resolution.
  • Utilizes project management and task management software such as: MS Project, Smartsheet, Asana, Jira, Workamajig
  • Forward thinking on next steps and requirements
  • Empathetic to the team while always pushing for on-time and on-budget deliverables

Qualifications

  • 3+ years’ of successfully managing projects of varying pace with some distributed teams and clients across NA
  • Proven examples PM support with teams in either an hybrid-agile or waterfall workflow environment
  • Proven experience with digital/UX projects and traditional ATL production, bonus if you are familiar with front end development process.
  • Relationship-building and people skills, with an ability to develop strong and trustworthy relationships across multiple teams and with clients
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and an ability to ability to make decisions quickly in an ambiguous environment
  • Calm, measured approach to high volume of work
  • Experience in Apple (Keynote), Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint), Workamajig, Jira, Trello, Asana
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Provided business summaries – project financials, forecast, tracking out of pocket expenses
  • A sense of humor!

Additional information

TO APPLY: For full consideration please upload both a resume and cover letter.

This role is based in Providence, RI. While currently we are in work-from-home capacity due to COVID, candidates must be residents of the State of Rhode Island in order to be hired for this role, and be able to work out of our Providence location once we return to the office.

Why does Providence make sense for you? 

Providence, Rhode Island is known as the creative capital of the North East - located an hour from Boston and 3 hours from New York City. Its population is young with 13 colleges and universities in its vicinity, including the Rhode Island School of Design, Brown and Johnson and Wales.  It is one of the “foodiest” cities – home to more chefs per capita than any other city.  Rhode Island is the Ocean State because of its beautiful vast 400 miles of coastline offering 115 beaches. Newport, Rhode Island is the sailing capital of the world – it was the base to the American’s Cup for decades.  The green and blue trails for kayaking and biking and hiking are some of the best in the country. The transformation happening in Rhode Island at this time is enormous.  Old mills turning into affordable housing. Businesses growing. Diversity happening.  All at a 21% lower cost of living than Boston.

PERKS 

We’ll pay you to come work at WONGDOODY, because we’re generous like that. But on top of your paycheck, you’ll receive a whole lotta benefits to help keep you healthy, secure and balanced. You’ll get great health insurance (paid in full), 401K company match, all the free coffee you can drink, extended holidays, flexible summer hours, and volunteer time off to name a few. 

WONGDOODY is a proud Equal Employment Opportunity employer where we are committed to creating an equitable, diverse and inclusive workspace regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. We are intentional about creating a space which not only celebrates and embraces, but also reflects the diversity of the world we live in. Candidates from diverse backgrounds strongly encouraged to apply.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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