Sr Creative Project Manager, Irving, Texas

Created 02/11/2019
Reference 107641711
Country United States
State Texas
City Irving
Zip 75060

Location: Irving, TX

Department: Creative

Description

JOB SCOPE & PURPOSE

The Senior Creative Project Manager is responsible for managing the execution of concurrent and complex projects from conception through delivery, including managing scope and resources, scheduling, budget tracking, developing project plans, and providing status updates. He/she manages all factors that govern project success to ensure high-quality delivery within time, cost, and quality parameters.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Defines hours, creates estimates, and designs timeline for scope of project
  • Provides accurate project plans including all major milestones, activities, and resources required to complete project, taking into account client goals and strategy
  • Manages the project delivery and approvals, resolves issues throughout the project, and provides final check for client deliverables
  • Documents and communicates issues related to scope, schedule, budget, and quality
  • Communicates progress to account lead to manage client expectations and to creative lead to manage the creative expectations
  • Follows project management standards and ensures compliance with processes
  • Efficiently utilizes resources, partnering with creative leads and peers to optimize in-house resources and adhering to outsource/freelance budgets and goals
  • Leads team communications, ensures team members have proper documentation, and schedules checkpoints and deliverable review meetings
  • Continuously seeks process improvement, identifying the most efficient and economical processes for department and implementing with proper approvals
  • Tracks hours, timing, and deliverables, ensuring that they meet the project plan; adapts as needed to ensure deliverables are met


PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS
  1. Quality and overall impact of deliverables: Strives to achieve executional excellence. Takes full accountability of status of project throughout life cycle. Provides accurate estimates/budgets for scope of work, accounting for risks, referring historical data, and acquiring input/approvals from team leads. Provides scope changes, including budget and timeline variances.
  2. Team and/or client feedback and satisfaction: Ensures that all team members have the means to produce (in time and resources) their deliverables. Effectively communicates with team to escalate and resolve conflict with positive outcome.
  3. Commitment to vision and guiding principles of agency and competency: Ensures both the quality of the creative product and the financial parameters of the project are met
  4. Organizational and/or technical knowledge: Has appropriate knowledge of his/her core competency and Targetbase's integrated service offerings. Understands the individual roles across competencies that will participate on a project.


REQUIRED SKILLS

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION
  • 4-8 years of professional experience in project management
  • Advertising agency background
  • PMP certification is preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree


KNOWLEDGE & ABILITY
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and Visio)
  • Working knowledge of MS Project or other tracking software
  • Solid understanding in creative, interactive development, and CRM principals
  • Basic print production knowledge
  • Basic interactive production knowledge
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong planning, organization, and coordinating skills
  • Proven ability to lead projects with minimal supervision in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong priority-setting skills and customer focus
  • Able to own projects and work with little to no supervision and direction
  • Able to work in team environment
  • Strong problem-solving skills; able to make good judgment calls



PI107641711

Employer Targetbase

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