Digital Project Manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
£35,000 - £45,000
15 January 2019
12 February 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

This wee but mighty studio design digital tools and products that are both challenging and rewarding to work on. They have earned a reputation for design excellence for a diverse range of clients, from commercial organisations to research institutes - delivering compelling user interfaces that inform and enlighten audiences. Their projects often begin with deep research, data analysis and prototyping, placing development at the heart of a highly collaborative design process, from the initial phases of a project through to final delivery.

They are now on the lookout for a driven Digital Project Manager with responsibility for ensuring projects are delivered efficiently and effectively to the highest creative and development standards. The team is collaborative, busy (but don't have a "working late" culture), social and agile. And they would love their new teammate to be confident, outgoing, positive and flexible.  

Key responsibilities to include:

  • Manage the smooth running of projects to ensure quality and delivery standards are met
  • Create, track and report timelines during the project lifecycle, managing scope, issues and risks as they occur
  • Collaboratively develop new and adapt existing project plans and processes
  • Liaise with stakeholders to understand briefs and requirements (occasionally attending workshops in the UK and abroad to facilitate and capture client feedback)
  • Coordinate with the design and development teams throughout the project phases, from initial ideation to implementation and delivery
  • Regular, clear and constructive communication with the client and project teams at the relevant stages of the project
  • Communicate pro-actively with team members to identify issues, resolve problems and implement efficiency improvements
  • Manage client expectations by clearly identifying changes to project scope and creating solutions and contingency plans

Key skills to include:

  • Several years of experience as a project manager in a digital studio or creative agency, managing teams incorporating UX and UI design, code prototyping, front-end and back-end development
  • Full knowledge of the project lifecycle, digital production processes and understanding of project management methodologies
  • Experience of working with project management tools such as Basecamp, Trello, JIRA, MS Project/Merlin
  • In-depth understanding of web technologies and their application
  • Knowledge of UX principles applied to complex digital developments
  • Experience working in an Agile environment with the ability to work both independently and within a team
  • Excellent organisational, budgeting, documenting, scoping and project planning skills
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

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