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Company: The Creative Group
Location: San Francisco, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Our technology client in San Francisco is seeking a Project/Production Manager to ensure the successful execution of various design and brand projects. This is a long-term, onsite contract. Email resumes to today - the manager is scheduling interviews now! Brand and Creative Team Project Manager Traffic manage incoming requests and work with Creative Director on resourcing and prioritizing requests Work directly and collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand creative project requests, gather requirements, define objectives, deliverables and delivery dates, plan resources and develop a clear and actionable project plan Write clear and detailed briefs for the Brand and Creative Team Efficiently and effectively manage every step of the project and communicate effectively. Facilitate meetings, and ensure the team receives clear direction and action items for next steps Have a strong understanding of project management systems and tools (estimating, financial tracking, time tracking, project timeline applications, etc.) Specific tools include: o Jira o Confluence o Coupa o G Suite o Office Deliver multiple, often concurrent projects: QCing, on time, on budget, all while meeting creative objectives and expectations Effectively interpret creative feedback Align overall campaign narratives Possess knowledge of quality assurance methodologies and ownership/management of best-practices/process Relationship Management Proven ability to motivate and create positive team environmentsboth internal and external. This includes empowering in-house Art Directors/Designers to stay informed and involved in projects, while giving them focus on creative development and design Day-to-day point-of-contact for all project related tasks, proactively setting and managing client expectations on an ongoing basis throughout a project Build strong working relationships with internal and client team members, establishing a role as a trusted resource and advisor Manage relationships with both outside agencies and freelance talent Innovative Thinking Experience with project management in technology category


4+ years' experience in a fast-paced design environment managing multiple creative projects simultaneously, with a proven ability to use analytical, innovative and quick-on-your-feet thinking to deliver projects on time and on budget File and asset management in a shared server environment with strong understanding of required asset type by final deliverable Production Management (Print/Digital) experience from a Creative Agency; working closely with Design/Creative teams, and an understanding of the different specifications and processes for print and digital design production Recent experience with project management tool(s) that includes maintenance of key project details and budgets/estimates while managing assignments and schedules for team members Knowledge of abilities and limitations of Adobe Creative Cloud applications Experience managing design projects, including print, tradeshow assets, digital assets, internal branding, presentations, etc. (We have an Executive Producer that manages video, photography & motion graphics, so focus on those areas is not required) Experience managing design and creative process ensuring that the team provides both high-quality and cost-effective deliverables while upholding brand standards Excellent attention to detail is a must; as you will be responsible for quality control of assets Experienced with oversight of third-party relationships as well as ongoing vendor management Effective negotiation and problem-solving skills required Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines in a fast-paced creative environment A demonstrated track record of gaining trust and respect by consistently demonstrating sound critical thinking skills and maintain composure in stressful situations

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