Interactive Content Project Manager

Sunnyvale, California | Freelance | Job ID #68350 |
Posted Earlier this month
 

Our client, a global creative content production company, is seeking an Interactive Content Project Manager to join the team.

Responsibilities:

  • Overseeing the production and implementation of appropriate screen and hardware assets in all interactive deliverables; including but not limited to the Client’s Store app, and Client Retail Online
  • Owning projects from beginning to end with minimal oversight
  • Participate in software kickoff meetings to get in-depth understanding of a product family
  • Participate in project kickoffs, content meetings, reviews, and other project-based meetings as needed
  • Give input on product strategy and complexity for production and capacity planning
  • Continually looks for ways to enhance productivity through process improvements, task automation, and new technology
  • Work alongside Screen and Hardware Producers to facilitate and communicate creative direction and changes to campaigns
  • Serve as main point of contact for production teams to Client partners
  • Maintain product expertise and act as consultant for functional teams during project campaigns
  • Support and mentor all functional teams, guiding screen standards, workflow, and communications
  • Ability to understand all functional project workflows and execute on them if needed
  • Plan, manage and track asset procurement throughout the production process to facilitate accurate and timely delivery
  • Own quality control (QC) of all assets coming from studio teams
  • Ability to organize information quickly, at high and detailed levels
  • Solid understanding and command of project management tools
  • Flexibility in accommodating rapid change and capacity to learn quickly
  • Proven effectiveness when working under pressure
  • Facility for communicating effectively from one-on-one to large groups
  • Appreciation for the creative process and skilled at working with creative teams
  • Manage scope of content and communicate scope and timing fluctuations to all stakeholders
  • Ability to make sound decisions, think strategically, focus on detail, problem solve, multi-task, and have an excellent memory
  • Flexibility is key to this role as you may be required to work extended hours
  • Proven ability to build relations and work effectively across many stakeholders
  • Remains current on technology and trends in function

Musts:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, project management, design, or a related field
  • Solid understanding of file specifications; resolution, color space and other technical requirements of assets needed for image production for web and mobile
  • Experience using the latest version of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Ability to work with global teams and adapt to cultural differences
  • Must possess exceptional organization, time management, excellent verbal/written communication skills, interpersonal skills and ability to prioritize
  • Comfortable working both independently and within a larger team environment, solution-oriented, highly organized, and sharply focused with a keen eye for detail
  • Self-motivated, adaptable, has strong communication skills, and has the tenacity to see projects through to completion
  • Experience in project management or content management systems such as JIRA, Basecamp, Trello, or similar software
  • Proficiency in software and operating systems
  • Previous agency experience specifically working on global brands preferred
  • Previous experience in digital production preferred

Pluses:

  • AfterEffects experience
  • Japanese language skills, or another language
  • Localization
  • IT/troubleshooting as well as Photoshop background
  • PM or design background

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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