Technical Project Manager
Part Time / Full Time
Competitive benefits package for full time employees, including the CultureShock benefit (annual reimbursement for travel to interesting places around the world)
IMAGEMAKERS, INC is seeking a Technical Project Manager to help the project management team, guide the customer experience and ‘own’ the project development lifecycle for their projects.
As the Technical Project Manager, you will work to fulfill the project direction established by the Experience Director (XD) team, as well as promote continuous improvement in our Agile environment. This role is for a seasoned project manager to help drive best practices. You will define the detailed requirements for each project and feature. You will also work closely with production teams on the specifications to ensure your team has all the information they need to deliver a complete project. This position acts as a member of the production team interacting with outside parties to learn the production priorities and allow the production team to keep producing. Will also participate in administration and troubleshooting of solutions, systems, and processes.
Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Acts as the project subject matter expert for the production team.
Understand/Track project budget, scope, and timeline and work to maintain a balance.
Define scope and translate project strategy and vision into detailed requirements.
Communicate back to clients and development team both issues and opportunities, and assists in developing and improving procedures, standards of best practices.
Be aware of customer commitments and communicate timelines internally to assist with managing those commitments while managing expectations.
Works with UX on design UI/UX details.
Drives iteration priorities via prioritized stories.
Follows the Development Life Cycle of the project as defined.
Tracks billable percentage of team members and brings up issues.
Tracks project impediments and progress to solving them.
You will help write your own job description. This job will be customized to the unique experiences, abilities and passions of the person hired.
3-years of Relevant Experience or Proven Learning Track
Proficient knowledge of the software build, configuration and release process supporting the Software Development LifeCycle (SDLC)
Extensive knowledge of programming and systems analysis procedures.
Experience with Agile and Waterfall methodologies.
Must have strong communication skills in order to represent the group in meetings with senior leadership.
Must have strong analytical, organizational, problem resolution, and customer service skills.
Strong time management skills and project management skills.
Ability to make sound decisions and recommendations.
Ability to facilitate discussions, identify, analyze and resolve issues.
Ability to meet deadlines, schedules and budgeted costs.
Certification a Plus (A-CSPO, A-CSM, PMP, PMI-ACP)
Who should apply?
Do you love to constantly learn new things? And create new things?
Are you passionate about user experience?
Are you organized, and do you have a keen attention to detail? Are you not satisfied until things are just right?
Do you have an eye for good design? And good code?
Do you strive to understand other perspectives?
If you answered yes to most of the questions, we want to meet you!
What’s it like at Imagemakers?
Imagemakers is an award winning creative firm and has been in business for over 15 years. We have a very strong creative and technical team and focus on highly custom web development (desktop and mobile), branding, and high-end video production. In the past, over 98% of our business has been from customer referrals.
For us, it’s not just about clever creative or flashy technology. It’s about solving real problems for our customers and helping them achieve their goals.
We are a small company, which means we all have a big impact. We don't appreciate bureaucracy, rules and regulations that take energy from the true task of creating amazing work. Hours are flexible, with most occurring between 9am and 6pm. You will work closely with our designers, some of the best back end developers you’ve ever seen, our project manager and creative director, clients and vendors. We work with a wide range of industries: from tourism and entertainment, to healthcare, manufacturing, retail and government. The environment is never boring with a lot of group interaction, big picture thinking, and many, many, many different types of projects.
Our offices are located in a recently renovated late-1800s building in downtown Wamego.
We believe that different people see the world differently, and our job is to communicate with them. To understand their experiences, knowledge and expectations, and provide an amazing experience.
How to apply:
Email the following to firstname.lastname@example.org, or send by mail
completed application (download application)
3-5 examples of your work and the results each piece achieved. Describe who was involved in the creation of each piece and exactly what your role was.
We're looking for someone who believes anything is possible.
Someone who won’t say 'That can’t be done.'
Someone who believes it's just a matter of figuring it out.
Let's create some amazing things together.