Digital Project Manager - York - £35,000
One of the North of England's fastest growing digital agencies is looking for a technical project manager to join their team to manage the delivery of an array of web and mobile projects for organisations around the world.
Working in their offices in the heart of York, close to the train station and the city center, you will be working with a team of 30 people across design, development, business analysis, quality assurance and support to ensure the successful planning and delivery of projects.
The company is a young and energetic company who are in a process of extreme growth. Regarded as one of the leading Laravel development agencies in the world and with ambitions to extensively develop the mobile application development arm over the coming 12 months, they work with some of the most recognised brands in the world on the delivery of digital products.
They work with Laravel PHP, Java and Swift to produce cutting edge digital solutions to what are often complex specifications for front facing and back office systems.
As an agile technical project manager your responsibilities will include:
Managing projects through their full lifecycle, including working with sales and business analysts to map out a digital solutions from the beginning
Managing the scheduling of resources across a number of projects simultaneously
Working with clients to provide regular updates on the status of their project, including the potential for face to face meetings involving some travel - primarily to London
Production of feature documents, user stories and managing change requests. This could involve some wireframe production work alongside the business analyst.
Managing project scope, and ensuring potential future project phases are well documented
Ensuring a thorough understanding of client goals and objectives for the product, including a technical understanding where applicable
Gathering estimates and presenting these back to the client in a way to ensure they are accepted!
With the company growing at a very quick rate, many job roles change and adapt over time. You will also have the freedom to implement new processes, procedures and practices that are rolled out across the entire organisation - and are actively encouraged to do so.
Experience of agile project management within a digital agency or in house development team, including briefing people across a variety of disciplines (design, testing, development)
Experience with stakeholder management
Experience producing functional and technical specification documents
Any experience with testing and QA
A confident, professional and client facing personality
Extreme organisation, and work well under pressure with high workloads and tight deadlines
Converting client requests into technical solutions through wireframing, project specifications and design and development briefing documents and sessions
Knowledge of development principles, technical systems architecture or other tech related experience
Experience of Jira, Slack, Balsamiq Mockups, Google Drive
Knowledge of the development lifecycle for mobile applications and web platforms using either waterfall or agile methodologies (we currently use a hybrid, but are more waterfall focused).
What you will get
A competitive salary
Training where training is required
Team activity days - paintballing, regular drinks and other activities
Beer Fridays in the office
Office pool table and games consoles
Full access to Perkbox
An exciting and vibrant working environment Share options in new exciting company launched projects An ability to genuinely have an impact on an award winning agency that's going places.