Senior Project Manager / Producer in Portland, OR

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Second Story   •  

Portland, OR 97201

Industry: Media


8 - 10 years

Posted 36 days ago

We're looking for an experienced senior producer to join the interdisciplinary team at our Portland studio. In this role you will manage complex experiential design projects, which include a combination of built environment design, fabrication and install, digital interactive software design and development, digital media design and production, and environmental graphics design and production. As a qualified candidate, you have proven experience delivering work that spans physical and digital environments. You know how to ensure an interdisciplinary process and deliver outstanding experiences that are on time and on budget. You will work closely with studio creative and technical leads to oversee projects from kick-off through to completion while acting as the primary point of contact for clients. You will advocate for client interests and goals to ensure studio efforts fulfill project requirements. You possess clear leadership skills, professional flexibility, good humor, and strong self-starting abilities. You are well-versed in the core principles of producing: communication, collaboration, organization, and strategic implementation. Core Responsibilities • Collaborate with project creative and technology leads, overseeing teams through the entire project lifecycle from sales to installation • Serve as the primary client contact and represent the client perspective throughout the project lifespan • Facilitate communication between internal teams and with client teams • Implement and run regular status updates to manage expectations, recognize dependencies, identify risks, and resolve issues • Author project-related contracts and budget estimate documentation • Implement and report the change-order process when necessary • Develop and maintain detailed project schedules and budgets for projects of all sizes • Forecast weekly resource allocations and coordinate allocation with the producing teams • Be responsible for all project documentation, tracking, organization, and follow-through for internal resources and external clients/partners Part of Publicis Sapient / ©2019 • Lead business development initiatives through preparation of estimations, project plans, proposal writing, and joint delivery of client presentations, with support from the BD Manager and Business Lead • Assess and improve production processes during and after projects • Oversee Associate and Senior Associate level project manager/producers on execution of projects, as needed • Mentor junior production team members Traits • Proactive, professional, outgoing, friendly, and fearless • Detail-oriented with the ability to multi-task across multiple simultaneous projects, take initiative, meet deadlines, process information quickly, and maintain confidentiality • Calm and focused in the midst of fast-paced projects and pitches Skills & Experience • 7+ years in a digital/interactive project management or producer role • Experience with architectural, physical design, or environmental design projects including familiarity with architectural design phases and managing dependencies associated with physical build outs • Ability to manage more junior project manager/producers on large projects in excess of $1M • Proven track record working in a collaborative environment on multiple deliverable-driven projects from concept to completion • Experience managing scopes, risks, and resources for diverse and multifaceted projects • Experience contracting and coordinating with third-party vendors (including fabrication and audio-visual integration partners) • Outstanding organizational skills • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Understanding of digital technologies and trends, coupled with a strong interest in working in the design/technology field • Bachelor's degree or the equivalent in a related field

Valid Through: 2019-11-11