Creative Project Manager

Oakland, CA | Freelance | Job ID #60742 |
Posted Last Month

Onward Search is seeking a CREATIVE PROJECT MANAGER to join an in-house team in Oakland. This role manages creative projects & activities to assure timelines, budgets and adherence to company guidelines are met.


  • Assist in the planning of projects and allocating tasks to ensure work is completed correctly and on time
  • Ensure brand standards & consistency are in line with company standards
  • Work with multiple teams in branding (web dev, content, strategy, design)
  • Ensure other teams are looped in on process (IT, Sales Marketing, Product, Legal, Operations & Compliance)
  • Track information and analyze results
  • Ensure everything is following latest policies and protocols
  • Provides collateral for annual audits and as needed


  • 4+ yrs of experience in agency or in-house
  • Solid understanding of creative process from start to finish
  • Knowledge of creative workflow tools
  • Detail-oriented with exceptional problem solving skills and impeccable communication skills both verbal and written
  • Organized, timeline and project management skills


  • Comfort with Jira, Workfront or other PM software
  • PC literate, MS Office, SharePoint, SmartSheet
  • Proficient in InDesign and other Adobe software desired
  • Accessibility standards knowledge and quality assurance best practices preferred
  • BA preferred (experience in lieu)
  • PMP preferred

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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About Onward Search

Onward Search helps connect creative, marketing, and technology talent with top jobs at the nation's most recognized companies and digital agencies. We offer a full range of recruitment and staffing solutions to include freelance / contract, temp-to-perm, and permanent placement.