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CreateApe, inc.: Digital Agency Project Manager

    Headquarters: Irvine, California

    URL: https://createape.com/

    This is a fully remote position, not restricted by commutes or a particular geographic area.   Office hours: Monday through Friday, 9AM – 5PM Pacific Time (PST UTC-8), 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

    To apply: https://weworkremotely.com/remote-jobs/createape-inc-digital-agency-project-manager