Interactive Project Manager
Fast-paced interactive design agency in DUMBO seeks energetic, experienced and highly organized Project Manager to join, and help run, our small but mighty team. You are an excellent communicator who can oversee all facets of our interactive projects, while seamlessly managing budgets, time-tables and deliverables for multiple projects at once. You can communicate effectively and confidently to clients and team members alike, and can navigate internal team dynamics in conjunction with client requirements. You’re a natural born project manager who seeks to solve problems actively. To sum up, Project Management is in your blood, and it’s obvious. Qualifications:• Strong written and spoken command of the English language. Excellent communicator to creatives, developers and clients alike.• Mastery of the interactive development process including in-depth understanding of content development, information architecture, interaction design, visual design and technology.• Ability to create project plans, milestones, status reports and other documentation relevant to project completion and account management. Communicate deadlines and project information effectively to all members of project teams through collaborative online tools (like Basecamp), as well as email, shared docs, bug trackers, etc.• Manage internal team workflows, task assignments and track budgets. OWN the project schedules and be responsible for working with information architects, graphic designers, copy writers, Front/Back-end developers, and programmers to solve problems and execute project tasks on time and on budget.• Recruit freelancers/contractors and build a solid network of design and programming professionals.Must-haves:• 2+ years professional experience in interactive project management • Proven track record of making cutting-edge interactive projects happen. This is not a passive role.• Must be a self-starter with an extraordinary work ethic• An entrepreneurial spirit• Passion for our mission• Flexibility, sense of humor, and a team mentality are assets we are looking for; as well as someone able to earn the respect of creatives, technical staff and clients• Proficient with: Mac OS, MS Office, project management and bug tracking applications, basic CMS knowledge. Nice-to-haves:• Experience working with education, children’s media and non-profit organizations• Copy writing, editing• Basics of PhotoShopOffice culture at SOS is important to us. We’re nice. You should be too. We are committed to serving Non-Profits and Education based clients to make the world a better place. Our firm offers full health benefits, paid time off, and a great working environment! Please send a cover letter (this is essential to be considered), resume and links to sites you have produced. No calls please.