At Gin Lane, we're creating, growing, and guiding the next generation of consumer-facing companies. 

We believe that the best brands in the world stand for something that their customers want to believe in and deliver a consistent experience around feeling part of that belief. We work with partners who are solving problems that improve consumers’ daily lives.

We’re looking for a driven Senior Project Manager to manage projects from conception to release; working alongside our technology, design, strategy and operations teams to ensure that all projects are successful and of the highest quality.

Our team is a group of people who:

  • Are leaders
  • Are thoughtful
  • Are Active listeners
  • Are  contagiously passionate and curious
  • Are low-ego collaborative
  • Are empathetically candid
  • Are problem solvers
  • Are future-oriented optimists
  • Are entrepreneurial and creative
  • Are able to work with a wide range of personalities
  • Can see the forest and the trees
  • Have a point of view
  • Motivate those around them

If this sounds like a group of people you’d like to spend time with, keep reading and let’s talk.

What you’ll do:

Partnering closely with creative, UX, strategy and technology, this role is responsible for ensuring the team operates like a well oiled machine: assessing and heading-off red flags, and setting best practices for projects across the agency.

The ideal candidate should have deep experience managing large-scale interactive projects from discovery and design to technical development and implementation. 

You will be responsible for overall client satisfaction, quality of service, and on-time, on-budget completion of deliverables. Staffing and allocations, client satisfaction, prioritization of all deliverables, and ensuring quality of work is led by you.

Within this role, you'll be expected to:

  • Monitor day-to-day activities of the project team and ensure work is progressing as planned. Work with project team and actively be involved in the work
  • Manage schedules, budgets, assets, and overall project organization to ensure requirements and project deliverables dates are clearly communicated, understood and executed upon
  • Work across several mid-size projects projects or as the primary Project Manager on a large-scale engagement
  • Effectively and efficiently plan and prioritize all deliverables and resources working across project(s) based on scope of work and project goals
  • Work with teams to facilitate Stand Ups, Estimation and Planning sessions
  • Create Agile project backlogs, iterations, milestones and roadmaps
  • Work with QA to manage quality processes
  • Monitor project risks and scope creep to foresee/identify potential problems and proactively identify solutions to address them in advance
  • Consistently manage client expectations, ensure delivery of the highest quality service, and solicit and act on client feedback
  • Communicate and document project status and strategic recommendations to clients, team members and senior Gin Lane management on a regular basis; escalate issues accordingly via the appropriate channels
  • Lead the training/mentoring of team members on Gin Lane project management methodologies and best practices as required
  • Proactively identify opportunities and deliver improvements; evangelize the Gin Lane project management methodology and project processes
  • Partner with Department Heads to present work and participate in new business proposal and scoping processes when asked

What we look for:

  • 5+ years of digital project management experience, managing branding and / or large scale websites and applications. This role does not include Content / Video / Broadcast production
  • Deep understanding of project management, client management, workflow and infrastructure
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with varying deadlines
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, including verbal, written, and interpersonal communications skills
  • Ability to work closely with stakeholders to distill use cases and personas from needs and desires
  • Ability to work with strategists to formalize user stories and epics from strategic visions
  • Ability to work with technologists to help break down user stories into actionable tasks

 

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