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Web Project Manager (LA)

The Role

AMP L.A. is looking for a stellar Web Project Manager to lead the digital production efforts on some of our largest accounts. The right candidate has a background that includes managing medium to large, digital, managing cross functional-teams, working across multiple technology systems and helping pave the future of digital with innovative clients.

The Project Manager is responsible for maintaining multiple successful and effective projects at a given time. This requires a demonstrated mix of balancing scope, time, cost, risk and quality while maintaining a positive “can do” attitude that promotes a high-performance team and supports account management in nurturing client relationships and growing annual budgets.

 

The Environment

AMP L.A. is an entrepreneurial, growth-oriented agency where you can make a difference. If you like wearing multiple hats in an office where no two days are the same, this is the right fit for you.

 

Your Behaviors                                                                                                                                             

  • You live to make the work, and the environment in which the work is created, better. You have a quality focus and you never stop trying to improve the outcome.
  • You define the word proactive, always thinking (and doing) three steps ahead of everyone around you.
  • Solution is your middle name. You’re relentlessly resourceful - there’s no problem you can’t find a solution to.
  • You embody teamwork, respect, and collaboration. You’re not happy until your ‘mates are.
  • You’re endlessly interested in your work and that of your colleagues and clients as well as the evolving digital world around you. You’re not afraid of change; you embrace it. Learning and exploring come naturally.
  • You have a keen sense of accountability. You deliver on your promises and take responsibility for your actions.

 

Your Responsibilities

  • Devising and implementing solutions to a wide array of digital production challenges, while creating an environment that enables the team and agency to achieve success.
  • Shepherding and adding value to the production process, applying intimate understanding of project scope and managing resources to deliver against it while achieving desired profit margins.
  • Preparing sound project plans and estimates.
  • Maximizing agency efficiency and quality through innovative solutions and artful application of resources.
  • Understanding and communicating the critical path for project success and that of each discipline involved.
  • Consistently providing a point of clarity for the team regarding final product, scope, schedule, workflow and associated risks.
  • Responsible for the process of driving projects through the agency, from concept through completion.
  • Working closely with Resourcing to ensure staffing needs are aligned and/or flagged for future projects.
  • Identifying, prioritize, communicate and mitigate project risks.

 

Your Skills and Characteristics

  • Think.  You consider the big picture and the long-term goals as well as the task at hand.  You consider impacts and outcomes, using sound judgment when making decisions. Your extensive experience in web-based applications, website development of all sizes, online advertising, social campaigns, and video/asset production consistently makes AMP L.A.’s work smarter.
  • Collaborate.  You’re a team player who seeks and contributes expert advice in equal balance. You are admired for your ability to work successfully with a diverse group of people. You are able to hold high standards while balancing the needs of many constituents.
  • Communicate. You communicate universally, understanding the motivations of your various audiences and tailoring your communication to get the best out of each. You are highly attuned to the nuances of language and how your language choices impact outcomes. You are a leader and a diplomat.
  • Manage. You are an extremely proficient at multi-tasking. You respect the disciplines and delegate appropriately while holding the team accountable to high standards. You’re highly process-oriented, organized and let no detail slip between the cracks. You unfailingly exhibit grace under pressure. Recognizing situations that need more direct oversight, and working closely with the client and internal teams to quickly execute time-sensitive requests from escalation to managing individually.
  • Do.  You aren’t content with talk; you roll up your sleeves and do. You behave in a constructive, productive manner.
  • Proficient in: Project management tools for budgeting and estimating, project scheduling, forecasting, resource management and communication including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite, Basecamp, Jira current technical development best practices and processes.

 

Your Experience

  • BS/BA in Business Administration, Marketing, Engineering or related area.
  • Minimum 5+ years of experience in web site, software and/or interactive medium production, in a producer or project management role.
  • Experience in a client service provider environment, preferably advertising or digital agency.
  • Minimum of 4 years of client-facing experience.
  • Working experience in an Agile environment.
  • Experience sourcing necessary input in order to create schedules and project plans for web and digital products, and the creation of such project plans.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented, and driven.

 

**No recruiters please**
**Position is open to Los Angeles Residents Only**

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