Digital Project Manager

New York, New York | Freelance | Job ID #63588 |
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Digital Project Manager

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Support the Digital Experience Design team of UX, UI, and design researchers in the on-time delivery of design deliverables and the enhancement of client relationships across a portfolio of multiple simultaneous projects
  • Identify, manage and solve critical project issues such as project delays, resourcing, team output, team motivation, and technical hurdles. Keep teams on task and focused. Course-correct projects mid-stream as needed
  • You will establish appropriate client meeting schedules and agendas, process each meeting, and clearly outline the next steps
  • You will guide and facilitate project teams through the Design project workflow process and ensure that activities are accurately completed for each milestone
  • You are responsible for communicating project status to the team, including project meeting minutes and updates, performance-to-project plan, project risks and other critical details and data as warranted
  • You have the ability to manage multiple projects at one time, and will coordinate research activities, including logistics, scheduling, planning and documentation coordination
  • You will bridge design and business disciplines, evaluating and gauging appropriate risks and future opportunities


  • 5+ years of digital product management is required
  • Experience delivering and shipping digital products and services, including websites and mobile apps
  • Experience owning, leading and managing the end-to-end design process (concept to implementation) of digital products/projects
  • Experience in user-centered design methods including design research, user testing, journey maps, and rapid prototyping
  • Client management skills—both internal and external.
  • Previous experience with complex products in the consumer product, pharma, or medical device space preferred.
  • Previous experience working in a tech company, product startup, or digital/creative agency environment is highly preferred.
  • Strong experience creating Gantt Charts required.
  • SCRUM certification preferred, project management certification a plus
  • Proficiency with JIRA, Confluence, MS Project, and Wrike preferred
  • Previous experience working in a creative / design environment highly preferred
  • Project management professional (PMP) certification is a plus, but not required
  • Strong knowledge of established project management tools such as Microsoft Project required; experience with Wrike is a plus, but not mandatory
  • Ability to facilitate the generation of detailed and accurate, risk-adjusted project plans and track against the agreed-upon timeline

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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • Onward Search offers medical, dental, vision benefits, as well as a 401k program, for all eligible full time temporary assignments.
  • Onward Search is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.


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