Project Manager

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As a project manager at 500 Designs, you effectively monitor and present project updates to relevant stakeholders, clients, California-based project managers and/or project team members.
You are strong at organization, problem-solving, stellar communicator, and have the ability to balance priorities in a fast-paced creative environment while utilizing the utmost discretion. You play an important role in developing and furthering relationships with employees, clients, and contacts and serving as a dependable liaison.

What You’ll Do

  • Lead project planning sessions to define project goals and objectives, determine timelines, define tasks, and outline necessary resources
  • Monitor the progress of projects, including addressing issues that may arise and ensuring project deliverables are completed on time
  • Use to coordinate, manage & report different elements of the project
  • Report regularly to management and relevant stakeholders on the progress of the project, challenges, decisions, and alterations to deliverables
  • Work with key stakeholders to ensure resource availability and allocation
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills
  • Optimize and improve processes, identify growth opportunities, and initiate new projects as agreed by the leadership team
  • Develop spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps as needed to help improve future projects
  • Attend conferences and training as required to maintain proficiency

What You’ll Bring

  • 4-5+ years of project management experience
  • Has experience working in a fast paced startup, preferably in a design agency
  • Problem solver at heart, finding innovative ways to drive growth
  • Self-motivated and excellent organizational skills
  • Proficiency with related software tools including but not limited to, Trello, Google Suite Applications