Boston University's Interactive Design division is looking for a talented, smart project manager who will assist in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders and ensuring technical feasibility; coordinate internal resources for the flawless execution of projects; assist in development of a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress; ensure that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget. Boston University's Interactive Design division is an award-winning web design agency, nestled within the department of Marketing & Communications. The Interactive Design hive is always buzzing with innovative designers, wicked smart developers, and colorful copywriters, all of whom have a deep knowledge and passion for BU culture. If you want to work in a fast paced, rapidly evolving environment but, an environment that provides a terrific work life balance, we want to hear from you!
Salary: Grade 74
B.A. /B.S., or equivalent, three to five years of experience working in project management in an agency, design or development-focused organization or technology sector. Understanding of, and experience managing design driven projects with a focus on user experience needs. Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in site builds, design projects, software development and web technologies. Experience preferred, but not required, with: WordPress (the development platform of BU), OmniPlan (for scheduling and estimating), ActiveColab (tasking and time tracking). Ability to work in a fast paced, rapidly evolving environment. Tactically focused, strategic thinker. Some experience with Agile process is preferred. Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and the ability to multi-task. Requires flexibility and adaptability to new technology in a changing environment. Requires ability to prioritize multiple projects. Ability to work well under pressure and on high visibility projects. Thorough understanding of project management phases, techniques, and tools is required.
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