Digital Project Manager

Location: Camden, London

Job Description

We are currently looked for an outstanding Digital Project Manager to join our thriving Digital team. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a varied and exciting challenge in the Digital arena.

This is both a client-facing role, helping to develop digital initiatives for our clients, as well as a hands-on role overseeing the delivery of the best digital solutions.

You will be an experienced digital professional. You’re a team player, with excellent interpersonal skills who thrives under pressure. You’ll have experience dealing with clients, managing expectations and being the go-to person for all things digital. Your curiosity for breaking new ground will make you a leader rather than a follower.

You will have demonstrable knowledge of digital media as well as a technical understanding of online systems and their uses & design and how these can be employed to meet business needs.

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide input at early project stages (pitch), effectively communicating technical, creative, and production issues and solutions both internally and to the client.
  • Input on proposals, brainstorming session and translate ideas to paper for later presentation to stakeholders
  • Liaise with the client and account teams to ensure that any changing client needs are scoped into the project and if appropriate, new costs or timeframes are negotiated.
  • Oversee the daily development, track project plans and ensure timeline and client expectations are met
  • Your technical understanding will enable you to advise on innovative ideas to design and distribute digital solution
  • Be responsible for quality control (QA), design and run TestPlans

 

Desired Skills and Experience

This is a hands-on role for a digital project manager with good communication skills (verbal and written).

Essential experience in project management of digital projects:

  • Proven experience in project management, preferably in an agency environment.
  • Good communication skills (email, face to face, ppt,..)
  • Serious interest in cutting-edge technologies/products.
  • Ability to document requirements.
  • Experience in managing internal teams of designers, developers and editorial staff to perform Quality Assurance on digital deliveries.
  • Solid understanding of user experience, information architecture and interface design.

The successful candidate will have significant interest for technology and outstanding communication skills.

 

The Digital Team

The digital team is part of a larger organization (including: 3D/Video, Creative, Account, Editorial, IT team) providing communication/marketing services to the healthcare industry and you will be expected to be able to communicate clearly across teams.

The digital team includes approximately 20 people - backend, front-end and mobile developers, Project Managers as well as UX and QA specialists. The digital team has become a major asset for the company whilst the number and complexity of digital projects kept rising over the past four years.

The digital delivery is a growing aspect of the company but it is often not the only channel used - AS&K is a ‘full-service’ agency (providing content, designing events, building applications and animations to best communicate accurately complex ideas internally and externally).

The team operates using daily and weekly sprint meetings to evaluate progress on projects and re-assess resources’ needs. Most of the team members are based in London, UK and you will be expected to be able to work from the London’s based office.

 

Projects Overview

  • Average projects length: 2 months to 18 months (additional features on existing offering, or completely tailored solutions)
  • Technical description: “.Net stack (MVC, Webforms, WebApi, MSSQL) and mobile development (iOS and Android)
  • Project management: The project manager establishes goals and timelines using Agile methodology (waterfall for smaller scale projects) for a team of dedicated developers (2 to 5 persons, depending on projects) under the supervision of the Digital Director.
  • Line Manager: Digital Director, based in London.