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Project Manager - Graphic Production (GP)

Sunnyvale, CA 94085

Posted: 01/20/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Creative & Digital Marketing Job Number: 536665 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


Planet Technology is seeking a Project Manager, Graphic Production (GP) for our client located in Sunnyvale, CA.

Location: Sunnyvale, CA (hybrid on-site - 2023)
Pay Rate: $35-$45/hour + Overtime 

The Project Manager will support teams of production artists responsible for creating deliverables for product launches and updates. The ideal candidate will have exceptional project management skills, deep understanding of production process and project lifecycles. Established organizational and leadership skills with an eye for detail, and a results-oriented and positive attitude.

Key responsibilities:
  • Coordinate the workloads of graphic production artists, ensuring they have all the information required for art-working/build
  • Work closely with producers, traffic, design, development, content management, and international teams to deliver on project goals and timelines
  • Resource allocation planning taking into account skill set, time and plan of record
  • Communicate with Team Leads to ensure optimum use of resources
  • Weekly/daily reporting to Production Manager on team capacity and escalate any risks
  • Partner with Producers to monitor milestones during the various stages to ensure project is staying on schedule; be aware of project constraints that could affect production workloads (schedule / scope / resources)
  • Partner with the team to operationalize tools to analyze and track metrics around utilization and capacity planning
  • Partner closely with Production Manager to determine additional reporting needs

Requirements:
  • 7+ years experience in a hands-on, high-volume and fast paced production environment (or equivalent)
  • Solid understanding of project lifecycle and process: able to understand complex project requirements, and recognize potential risks and dependencies across resourcing and projects
  • Experience in a traffic, resource and project management role within a creative, technical or production agency environment
  • Ability to multi-task as it relates to priorities, timings, scope, resourcing, briefing, validation, scheduling, reporting, GEO localization and transcreation
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator with engaging interpersonal skills and ability to bond well with client and internal teams
  • Ability to understand projects briefs, digest information and support in project kick off within relevant teams
  • Ability to handle multiple projects within tight deadlines, effectively problem-solve, and manage expectations accordingly
  • Able to cultivate relationships with key stakeholders and collaborate to ensure project goals are met and ensure efficient handoffs are carried out
  • Solid understanding and command of project management tools & software
  • Knowledge of production process required. Experience in design, advertising, or interactive a plus
  • Thrives in a challenging, fast-paced environment; works well under pressure
  • Resourceful, adaptable, and results-oriented with high energy and a positive attitude
  • Expert user of spreadsheet tools and experience rolling-out new systems and championing adoption amongst teams a plus
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