Project Coordinator, Design

Los Angeles, California | Freelance | Job ID #54630 |
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Our client, a TV Network, is seeking an Associate Design Project Manager to join the Consumer Platforms & Engineering Design team.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as the face of design team championing project management for all design initiatives for sports, news and entertainment brands across all consumer products including web, mobile, and set-top box devices.
  • Manage all project phases from beginning to end, managing 5-7 projects at any given time
  • Creating the design plan, aligning resources, design deliverable and forecasting
  • Oversee daily communications and status for our design and production processes; keeping track of daily activities, timelines, and schedules from all our stakeholders.
  • Track resource availability, project timelines, and milestones; helping communicate, flag and mitigate risk and bottlenecks wherever possible.
  • Bridge client and internal teams together by collaborating and merging processes, creating and fostering additional design opportunities and success stories.
  • Collaborate with our design leadership and colleagues to author and communicate design project plans for all design initiatives across all platforms.
  • Provide daily design team status across multiple projects; coordinate daily with internal business divisions (PMO, Product, Marketing and Technology) to make sure design deliverables are on schedule and on time.
  • Support the design team where possible; help gather requirements, deliverables, resources, cross-check quality assurance and work with management to improve efficiencies and performance.
  • Love and believe in the value of good design; always representing the team’s capabilities to the fullest at all times.

Musts:

  • 1-3 years of experience working in-house or an agency
  • Understanding of design as a business - UX, Digital Production and Marketing design processes.
  • Experience client-facing duties and skills being an approachable, always friendly, easy-going and cool-head personality that can handle the pressure on large initiatives and challenging timelines.
  • Planning, estimating and resource forecasting skills.
  • Working knowledge of project management software such as JIRA, Asana and/or Smartsheet.
  • Strong communication skills. From drafting emails, responding on Slack to verbally communicating, possess the skills to professionally and effectively communicate information to any team member providing clarity and direction to all parties involved.
  • Organized, structured, great inter-department communications
  • The ideal candidate is driven and is excited to own and manage and production plans, timelines, and schedules for the entire design team.

​Does this sound like you? Apply today! 

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.
  • The client 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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