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Project Manager

Engage is seeking a Project Manager to join our team of creative, process-minded doers. The Project Manager will collaborate with Engage’s strategy and creative teams to build and develop complex digital campaigns and tools for our clients. If you’re interested in crafting solutions for Fortune 500 companies, elected officials, the nation’s leading think tanks, and advocacy organizations we want you to apply.

Our Project Manager will assist the Director of Product in acting as a lynchpin between the client, and the design, development, and strategy teams. This role will manage a variety of web design and development projects, from landing pages to logos, web applications to user interfaces, and everything in between. This person will manage projects internally, communicating client goals, organizing project documentation, and testing products against technical specifications. In addition, the Project Manager acts as the face of the project to the client, answering their questions, explaining design and development choices, and managing their timelines.

The ideal Project Manager is fascinated by design thinking and the latest trends in technology. He or she has enough familiarity in design and development that even if s/he doesn’t write code or design logos, s/he can sit down with the designers and developers to architect solutions. This person is an excellent communicator who enjoys translating those sometimes complex solutions into digestible explanations for the client.

He or she is adept at juggling multiple projects at once and thrives in a team environment. An organized, detail-oriented, reliable self-starter will prosper in this role. Most importantly, we want someone who is a born problem solver, always looking for creative ways to more elegantly and efficiently solve client and company challenges.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with designers and developers to bring the client’s vision to life;
  • Translate client goals into product documentation like creative briefs, sitemaps, user flows and competitive analyses;
  • Keep projects organized despite shifting priorities and updates to documentation;
  • Perform quality assurance testing on products;
  • Meet deadlines across multiple phases, projects and clients;
  • Help in creation of email, advertising, and social media content;
  • Foster relationships with clients built on trust and leadership.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum two years experience in an agency or internal marketing/product team;
  • Experience with and adherence to a project management system like Basecamp or Trello;
  • Organized and cool under pressure;
  • Superior writing skills;
  • Experience in client-facing presentations and pitches;
  • Embodies the Engage values of quality, leadership, innovation, and trust.

Preferred Skills

  • Familiarity with basic development principles like version control and database structures
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, and browser compatibility
  • Experience with WordPress configurations like plugins, post types and advanced custom fields
  • Knowledge of basic user experience and design principles
  • Knows your way around Adobe Creative Suite and/or Sketch
  • Experience with InVision or other prototyping tools
  • Basic knowledge of analytics and security principles

 

About Engage:

Engage is a full-service digital agency based in Alexandria, VA. We adopt our clients’ challenges as our own and craft beautiful, precise, and comprehensive solutions that meet their needs and surpass their expectations. We offer very competitive compensation and benefits packages because we want to work with the best. This is a very exciting time to join Engage as our current growth means that this person can play a major role in the firm’s future.  

Our team is focused and hardworking, but we also want you to have fun and get home for dinner. Work/life balance is important to us, and we believe happy employees make for happy clients. If you’re passionate about design and tech and looking for a new challenge, we want to talk to you.

Salary commensurate with experience. Engage is an equal opportunity employer. Cover letter is required.

 

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