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Sr. Project Director


Jul 10, 2018

Portland, OR


Agent: Liz M.

Job #: 135235

Job Description

Are you a strong Sr. Project Director who loves managing complex digital projects, working with creative and development teams, and being a resource for your client? If so, we have an awesome full time role for you with a growing digital agency in Portland. They're looking for a Sr. Project Director to join as a key a key member of their team. In order to be considered you must be able to provide links to sites and projects you've managed, no quick banner ads and pop-ups here, we're talking full site builds here. No video producers please.

Your deep background in, and passion for, delivering complex, highly designed and brand-focused digital projects is a must. You’re always tracking progress and milestones and thinking 3 steps ahead on a project that only has 2 steps. But more specifically, you'll have the following duties that require the following traits: 

Digital Project Strategy, Direction & Management:

  • Develop and implement strategic plan and management of complex digital projects from start to finish 
  • Create scopes of work, estimates and resource allocations for big budget projects 
  • Manage multiple projects and clients concurrently Lead internal teams to successful project completion 

Client Account Manager: 

  • Manage and guide clients from project initiation through successful project completion, owning the long-term client relationship 
  • Identify and support client goals with strategic solutions, including guiding budgeting and forecasting process, helping them see project opportunities, and road-mapping project calendars 
  • Foster and grow your client accounts; guide solutions and deliver project results that exceed their expectations and result in the highest levels of client satisfaction 

Aptitude and Experience: 

  • Being positive, keeping teams moving forward and accomplishing their milestones 
  • Being flexible, pivoting in your plans and process as needed for the greater good of your projects 
  • 6+ years of digital project management in a fast-paced, multi-client environment 
  • Willing and able to get into the weeds technically with developers on complex digital projects 
  • Sound business judgement and ability to think strategically about clients, their business, and our projects 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; the ability to craft and deliver presentations, great written project briefs and emails 
  • Comfortable leading clients and projects proactively to ensure the highest level of client satisfaction 
  • Significant experience creating project documentation (scopes, briefs, sitemaps, timelines, budgets, content outlines, specs, etc.) 
  • Solid team player must be self-motivated, driven, passionate and nice 
  • Confident, but able to accept and improve from constructive feedback 
  • Must be responsible, detail oriented and have strong eye (for quality control) 
  • Leadership skills in leading technical and creative project teams 
  • Highly collaborative work style that motivates and engages co-workers in multidisciplinary teams 
  • Ability to manage-up (communicating risk, issues, etc. while there is still time to address) 
  • Resourceful problem solving skills, the ability to get things done in digital, and experience with project delivery 


Want more details about this and other Portland, OR opportunities? Meet Liz McBride!

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