Job: Project Manager for Interactive Studio: Seattle: Design Commission: Full Time

4 Aug 2008 - 11:20am
5 years ago
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David Conrad
2008

Design Commission is seeking a Project Manager to oversee the process
of design and development on multiple interactive projects. We are a
small studio with a core focus on the design of Web-based interactive
projects including marketing micro sites, brochure ware Web sites and
Web applications. You will work directly with the studio partners to
define project scope and studio schedules as well as participate in
the entire process of projects from inception to delivery. You will
facilitate client meetings and regular internal check-ins with
designers and developers to manage the day-to-day flow of work for
several projects concurrently.

This position requires:

Skills:

* Excellent communication skills – both external and internal –
required.
* Organization, self-motivation and, above all, attention to
detail.
* The ability to manage process efficiently between internal and
external teams
* Budget management / cost control orientation and results
* Strong creative, technical and business aptitude
* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with
overlapping deadlines and shared resources

Responsibilities:

* Help develop clear and realistic estimates including: schedule,
budget, deliverables and reporting processes
* Manage estimates, timelines and project plans (project scope)
to ensure high quality and timely delivery
* Identify and manage potential risks
* Manage the unexpected gracefully and effectively
* Assist in the management of client relationships from beginning
to end
* Organize and set clear expectations for tasks and deliverables
* Excellent analytic, presentation and writing skills required
* Gather and organize assets from client
* Conduct client reviews and gather approvals/feedback
* Conduct thorough quality assurance testing
* Document change-management process

Qualifications:

* Minimum 3 years experience in the Interactive field as project/
program manager
* Recognizing and leveraging existing solutions and resources
* Sharing best practices with other producers and members of the
production team when applicable
* Keeping a sense of humor and a positive attitude
* Comprehensive understanding of web development, online
production, project management and finance/budgets
* Understanding of Web application space and technologies
including LAMP, RoR, HTML/CSS, Flash, Flex, AJAX, JavaScript, Web
Standards, SEO, and user-centered design
* Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound

Benefits:

* Small, comfortable work-environment (with an Art Gallery
located in the space) with lots of friendly people
* World-class client roster
* Opportunity to establish best-practices for studio PM
* Many small perks including bus pass, on-site massage
* Retirement and fantastic health/dental benefits

Interested applicants should respond with BOTH cover letter and
resume, including salary requirements, via email to jobs08 {a t}
designcommission dot com.

David Conrad
Studio Director

Design Commission
Brilliant Interactive Experiences

Studio: (206) 223-7709
Mobile: (206) 349-5477
DesignCommission.com

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5 Aug 2008 - 12:24am
Sharon Greenfield5
2008

Where?
On Aug 4, 2008, at 9:20 AM, David Conrad wrote:

> Design Commission is seeking a Project Manager to oversee the
> process of design and development on multiple interactive projects.
> We are a small studio with a core focus on the design of Web-based
> interactive projects including marketing micro sites, brochure ware
> Web sites and Web applications. You will work directly with the
> studio partners to define project scope and studio schedules as well
> as participate in the entire process of projects from inception to
> delivery. You will facilitate client meetings and regular internal
> check-ins with designers and developers to manage the day-to-day
> flow of work for several projects concurrently.
>
> This position requires:
>
> Skills:
>
> * Excellent communication skills – both external and internal –
> required.
> * Organization, self-motivation and, above all, attention to
> detail.
> * The ability to manage process efficiently between internal and
> external teams
> * Budget management / cost control orientation and results
> * Strong creative, technical and business aptitude
> * Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with
> overlapping deadlines and shared resources
>
>
> Responsibilities:
>
> * Help develop clear and realistic estimates including: schedule,
> budget, deliverables and reporting processes
> * Manage estimates, timelines and project plans (project scope)
> to ensure high quality and timely delivery
> * Identify and manage potential risks
> * Manage the unexpected gracefully and effectively
> * Assist in the management of client relationships from beginning
> to end
> * Organize and set clear expectations for tasks and deliverables
> * Excellent analytic, presentation and writing skills required
> * Gather and organize assets from client
> * Conduct client reviews and gather approvals/feedback
> * Conduct thorough quality assurance testing
> * Document change-management process
>
>
> Qualifications:
>
> * Minimum 3 years experience in the Interactive field as project/
> program manager
> * Recognizing and leveraging existing solutions and resources
> * Sharing best practices with other producers and members of the
> production team when applicable
> * Keeping a sense of humor and a positive attitude
> * Comprehensive understanding of web development, online
> production, project management and finance/budgets
> * Understanding of Web application space and technologies
> including LAMP, RoR, HTML/CSS, Flash, Flex, AJAX, JavaScript, Web
> Standards, SEO, and user-centered design
> * Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound
>
>
> Benefits:
>
> * Small, comfortable work-environment (with an Art Gallery
> located in the space) with lots of friendly people
> * World-class client roster
> * Opportunity to establish best-practices for studio PM
> * Many small perks including bus pass, on-site massage
> * Retirement and fantastic health/dental benefits
>
>
> Interested applicants should respond with BOTH cover letter and
> resume, including salary requirements, via email to jobs08 {a t}
> designcommission dot com.
>
> David Conrad
> Studio Director
>
> Design Commission
> Brilliant Interactive Experiences
>
> Studio: (206) 223-7709
> Mobile: (206) 349-5477
> DesignCommission.com

5 Aug 2008 - 3:03pm
Chris Bobbett
2004

Seattle...
[IxDA Discuss] Job: Project Manager for Interactive Studio: *Seattle*:
Design Commission: Full Time

On Tue, Aug 5, 2008 at 12:24 AM, live <human.factor.one at gmail.com> wrote:

> Where?
>
> On Aug 4, 2008, at 9:20 AM, David Conrad wrote:
>
> Design Commission is seeking a Project Manager to oversee the process of
>> design and development on multiple interactive projects. We are a small
>> studio with a core focus on the design of Web-based interactive projects
>> including marketing micro sites, brochure ware Web sites and Web
>> applications. You will work directly with the studio partners to define
>> project scope and studio schedules as well as participate in the entire
>> process of projects from inception to delivery. You will facilitate client
>> meetings and regular internal check-ins with designers and developers to
>> manage the day-to-day flow of work for several projects concurrently.
>>
>> This position requires:
>>
>> Skills:
>>
>> * Excellent communication skills – both external and internal –
>> required.
>> * Organization, self-motivation and, above all, attention to detail.
>> * The ability to manage process efficiently between internal and
>> external teams
>> * Budget management / cost control orientation and results
>> * Strong creative, technical and business aptitude
>> * Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with overlapping
>> deadlines and shared resources
>>
>>
>> Responsibilities:
>>
>> * Help develop clear and realistic estimates including: schedule,
>> budget, deliverables and reporting processes
>> * Manage estimates, timelines and project plans (project scope) to
>> ensure high quality and timely delivery
>> * Identify and manage potential risks
>> * Manage the unexpected gracefully and effectively
>> * Assist in the management of client relationships from beginning to end
>> * Organize and set clear expectations for tasks and deliverables
>> * Excellent analytic, presentation and writing skills required
>> * Gather and organize assets from client
>> * Conduct client reviews and gather approvals/feedback
>> * Conduct thorough quality assurance testing
>> * Document change-management process
>>
>>
>> Qualifications:
>>
>> * Minimum 3 years experience in the Interactive field as project/program
>> manager
>> * Recognizing and leveraging existing solutions and resources
>> * Sharing best practices with other producers and members of the
>> production team when applicable
>> * Keeping a sense of humor and a positive attitude
>> * Comprehensive understanding of web development, online production,
>> project management and finance/budgets
>> * Understanding of Web application space and technologies including
>> LAMP, RoR, HTML/CSS, Flash, Flex, AJAX, JavaScript, Web Standards, SEO, and
>> user-centered design
>> * Able to leap tall buildings in a single bound
>>
>>
>> Benefits:
>>
>> * Small, comfortable work-environment (with an Art Gallery located in
>> the space) with lots of friendly people
>> * World-class client roster
>> * Opportunity to establish best-practices for studio PM
>> * Many small perks including bus pass, on-site massage
>> * Retirement and fantastic health/dental benefits
>>
>>
>> Interested applicants should respond with BOTH cover letter and resume,
>> including salary requirements, via email to jobs08 {a t} designcommission
>> dot com.
>>
>> David Conrad
>> Studio Director
>>
>> Design Commission
>> Brilliant Interactive Experiences
>>
>> Studio: (206) 223-7709
>> Mobile: (206) 349-5477
>> DesignCommission.com
>>
>
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