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Senior Project Manager - Brand Identity

  • Location: San Francisco, California, 94105
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 18 days ago

Title:  Senior Project Manager - Brand Identity
Location: Remote
Type: Contract

Job Description: 

As a Sr. Project Manager on the Brand Design team, you’ll be responsible for overseeing and managing projects to bring the Brand Identity to life across all aspects of our web properties. You’ll work closely with Brand Design, Product Design, Web Marketing, Developer and Web Development teams to successfully organize, run, and deliver design requirements for various web and product initiatives. You will build efficient mechanisms for estimating project scope and scale, and closely track project milestones, resourcing capacity to ensure deadlines are met and design to developer handoff is smooth. Additionally you will track and report on key project timeline and success metrics and advocate for holistic, on brand, design solutions with stakeholders.

The successful project manager has experience leading cross functional design efforts in the digital space between design and development teams. They are able to distill complexity into clarity, and clearly articulate design requirements and specifications for all project milestones. They are process and data driven, with the ability to identify and solve friction points throughout a project’s workflow. They thrive in a creative environment, and are able to communicate the value of strategic design solutions to outside stakeholders. This is a highly cross-functional role and will be a key contributor to large design initiatives across the client's websites.

  • Create understandable and effective project requirement documentation for cross functional alignment on projects
  • Day-to-day management of web design projects to ensure timelines and deliverables outlined in project documentation are met
  • Manage end-to-end project life cycle from intake, briefing, creative development, to delivery for web design and marketing campaigns
  • Lead project kick-off meetings with stakeholders and cross functional creative, development and production teams.
  • Ensure efficient design to development handoff, redlining, and visual QA
  • Continuously examine, experiment, and measure improvements to project management workflow
  • Author org-wide resources and documentation to help improve the web design project planning and execution process
  • Facilitate project retrospectives to collect feedback, draw out lessons learned, and document best practices
  • Manage and maintain web initiatives on the brand design roadmap quarter over quarter
  • Uplevel the understanding of how design is being used across our web components to support the brand identity
  • Contribute to a culture of excellence
  • You have 5-7 years of experience in project management, design operations or web producer role
  • Have a talent for communicating with multiple groups of stakeholders, and managing deadlines and requirements
  • Deep understanding of the web design process – project management experience of sites and systems from the ground up
  • Have a passion for delivering impactful and engaging design solutions for web
  • Have a track record of launching and executing projects from scratch and measuring their impact
  • Are able to drive a group to a prioritization decision and manage scope to mitigate the implications to designers
  • Are great at explaining design and web UI component concepts to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Effective leadership and interpersonal skills, cool under pressure, meets challenges bravely, with a high level of adaptability and resilience
  • Enjoy creating structure and process in an often unstructured, rapidly changing environment
  • Experience using tools such as Figma, Jira, Asana, and Adobe CC
  • Enjoy optimizing for efficiency and using these insights to drive future improvements
  • Open-minded, respectful, patient, solution-oriented team player
  • Bachelor's Degree or relevant work experience

Nice To Have (or excited to learn):
  • Experience working with a design component library or UI kit
  • Experience with agile design methodology, metrics, and measurements
  • SCRUM or PMP certification or training