Interactive Project Manager

Priority Appointments
Camberley, UK
18 Jul 2019
26 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Are you experienced in developing electronic displays for interactive retail and exhibition environments? Enjoy working within a forward-thinking, proactive and growing company within the Manufacturing Design industry.

You will have expertise in all aspects of retail technology and innovation and you will be able to recommend the right technology to provide the most impactful and successful outcome for clients. You will be steering the design process of the interactive experience as part of the whole customer journey to create memorable experiences that will work and continue to work in-store.

The role is based in Camberley but will involve travel supporting clients and working alongside colleagues in European offices. Working on a strategic and conceptual level you will be client facing to offer an interactive customer journey focus.

As an expert in Interactive Product Development you will:

• Support the design and sales teams in presenting and winning pitches on interactive projects by proposing the best solution that can be delivered within the commercial target and the client strategy
• Be a sparring partner for internal and external design teams with relation to shopper journeys, with regards to both physical and digital UX design (user experience) and UI design (User interface)
• Understand real client needs and have the ability to translate client briefings to an optimal technological / electronic solution by correct selection of various tech partners:
a) software / app builders
b) suppliers of standard hardware solutions
c) partners that develop & produce tailormade electronics
d) CMS, data analytics and maintenance partners
• Keep track of the developments in the market place and continuous scouting for new potential suppliers and tech partners with a keen eye for innovations that can be applied in serial produced POS materials
• Have the technical understanding to be able to scope the user experience and work closely with the technical teams, tech suppliers and electronics engineers to provide the right solution that can be manufactured in small serial production with short lead times
• Provide commercial support in electronical display management (updates, Content Management) and advise clients in data collection methods in a way that helps/supports the clients goals of increasing sales
• Develop ways of working on electronic development to ensure making use of best practices and fixing learnings
• Know what is out there in the market and how the client brief can be best met by careful selection of what tech partners have to offer
• Combine existing technology available in the market and steering tailormade electronic development from a functional level
• On a strategic and conceptual level, work with the creative design team and client teams to deliver commercially and technically feasible solutions that meet information requirements of today's shopping consumer

To succeed as the Interactive Product Developer, you will have:

• Experience in the development of interactive products for retail or similar "consumer environments (interactive installations for instance for fairs, exhibitions or museums)
• Knowledge of interactive development including any associated CMS/Software solutions
• Customer facing experience - you'll be dealing with some of the world's biggest brands
• Energetic, dynamic and collaborative approach to projects
• Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills
• You must be prepared to travel on a potentially regular basis
• Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
• Excellent eye for detail
• Good team player
• Full UK driving licence

Associated Benefits:

• Salary up to 60k pa
• Hours of work: 9am - 5.30pm
• 22 days holiday per year plus bank holidays
• Eligible for Contributory Pension Scheme after probation period
• Eligible for Private Medical Insurance Scheme after probation period
• Access to Childcare Voucher Scheme and Cycle scheme
• Free parking on-site

How do i apply?

In the first instance please call us and chat to one of our friendly team about this role and other opportunities we may have available, or, if you can, call in and see us at our Basingstoke office.

Alternatively you can submit your CV. However, if you have not heard from a Consultant within 5 days, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful for this particular role.

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