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Remote Digital Agency Project Manager

CreateApe, inc.

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Time zones: EST (UTC -5), CST (UTC -6), MST (UTC -7), PST (UTC -8), AKST (UTC -9), HST (UTC -10), ART (UTC -3), UTC -4, UTC -4:30, UTC -3, UTC -2

This is a fully remote position, not restricted by commutes or a particular geographic area.   Office hours: Monday through Friday, 9AM - 5PM Pacific Daylight Time (PDT UTC-7), this position requires individuals to be available for meetings and duties during this window.

Create Ape is looking for a Project Manager to join our team and hit the ground running while being assigned to 4-5 different projects at a time.  This would be a full-time position but can start part-time if needed.  Our ideal candidate has experience leading web and mobile projects, articulating challenges and successes to clients, and making sure our designers and developers meet the project’s needs on time and in budget.

The correct individual for this role will oversee all aspects of projects.  Set deadlines, assign responsibilities and monitor and summarize progress of the project.  Prepare reports for upper management regarding status of projects.

The successful candidate will work directly with clients to ensure deliverables fall within the applicable scope and budget.  He or she will coordinate with other departments to ensure all aspects of each project are compatible, and will hire new talent as needed to fulfill client needs.

You are familiar with a variety of the concepts, practices and procedures within web and mobile development. You rely on your experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  You would report directly to our Director of Operations.

Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
  • Assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility
  • Ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Develop detailed project plans with milestones to monitor and track progress
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Report and escalate to management as needed
  • Manage the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Meet with clients to kick off new projects
  • Delegate project tasks based on junior staff members' individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with clients as well as other staff members
  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps to document needs using Clickup, Figma, and Google Documents.
  • Retrieve estimates from design and development teams for new projects and translate those estimates into proposal documents using Google Slides.
Requirements:
  • Proven working experience in project management in either web or mobile technologies.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multitasking skills
  • Understanding of best practices and vocabulary in the web and mobile space
  • Understanding of agile development processes, project management tools such as ClickUp or JIRA.
  • Excellent communication on (but not limited to) Zoom, Email and Slack

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