Senior Project Manager

O3 World is currently seeking an experienced, highly organized, creative, and forward-thinking Senior Project Manager with a passion for all things digital. Your primary responsibility will be to manage the execution of client projects from start to finish, being accountable for schedules, project deliverables, budget and resource management for our internal teams. You’ll work with a team of super smart people and have the opportunity to deepen your knowledge of emerging technology and digital product development.

At O3, we are constantly looking for new tools and improving our process, which is based on Scrum, but has been infused with O3 values and tweaked for what works best in the agency environment. We’re constantly doing things we’ve never done before, piloting new techniques, and looking for better ways to deliver results to our clients. We frequently host meetups and give team members the opportunity to go to conferences and training. Curiosity is part of our DNA.

  • Lead all client project phases including discovery, strategy, UX/UI design, development, etc.
  • Run weekly client-facing meetings, and serve as a strategy lead on your projects
  • Ensure projects are delivered on time, on budget, and within scope while adhering to the standard project processes of the company
  • Manage all project finances by tracking hours and cost against budget on a weekly basis, project future expenditures and revenue, and manage project scope changes against budget
  • Scope and estimate new client projects; create & maintain detailed project plans & other project artifacts
  • Create weekly status reports, client-friendly schedules, and deliver progress reports
  • Run daily stand-ups and sprint planning meetings, including creation of user stories, facilitation of functional requirements documentation, etc.
  • Be the point person for client communications related to projects
  • Translate ideas and theories into prioritized, actionable steps
  • Assist in QA testing process and ensure business needs and requirements are met
  • A confident communicator who is comfortable presenting and leading meetings, and can gain consensus when diverse and dissenting viewpoints are presented
  • A positive & solutions-oriented problem solver
  • Calm and confident, even under pressure
  • Comfortable with multiple streams of work and multi-tasking
  • Adaptable and flexible in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment - you want to be at a digital agency
  • An incredibly organized and detail-oriented “doer”
  • Team oriented, willing to guide and lend a hand to other Project Managers
  • 5-8+ years experience managing projects in a digital agency or technology-driven environment
  • Client-facing experience in a Project Management role, managing websites, digital products or mobile applications
  • Agile/Scrum experience, including running stand-ups, sprint planning, demo/retro meetings, etc.
  • Experience managing project budgets, finances, etc, from start to finish
  • Experience in web design/development, e-commerce, product development, and/or mobile application development in an agile environment
  • Working knowledge/understanding of HTML and CSS
  • Experience with tools like Harvest, Basecamp, Confluence, ZenDesk, JIRA, and/or Target Process
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities in an extremely fast-paced environment
  • Experience with SEO, SEM, and/or social media
  • Experience as a Strategic Account Manager
  • Experience writing and assisting with proposals and new business development
  • Experience presenting work and speaking in the tech community
  • Scrum certification (CSM)
  • Amazing office space in Fishtown, flex vacation time, paid trips to national and regional industry events and conferences, paid training, speaking opportunities, company happy hours, casual office dress code, monthly one-to-one employee growth meetings, lunch and learns, sponsored networking events, employee referral program, company holidays and half-days, quiet rooms, annual holiday party, peer-to-peer recognition, annual non-profit participation, neighborhood outreach events, your own personal theme music, and more…
  • Medical coverage including vision and dental coverage, short and long term, life insurance plan, 401k with company match

O3 World specializes in digital product design and development, from conceptualization through implementation and support. We work with businesses as their strategic partner to provide long-term digital solutions through web, mobile, e-commerce and application development.

With offices in Fishtown, Philadelphia, we’ve emphasized a balanced approach to design, innovative technological solutions and an award-winning agency culture. This is the heart of one of the most vibrant and active areas within the city. You’ll have easy access to public transportation, a variety of delicious local eateries and coffee shops, entertainment venues like Johnny Brenda’s and The Fillmore, as well as fitness centers. Regardless of what your interests and curiosities might be, there is always something new and exciting to explore.

We’re continually looking to explore new horizons in the fields of user experience, design, and technology, we have a unique program called O3 Labs. Here, we embrace future thinking through experiences and experimentation with emerging technologies. All staff members are invited to collaborate internally to devise labs concepts that attempt to solve real experiences and business problems. You’ll have the opportunity to present a concept and, if chosen, company time, employees, and resources are dedicated to making your idea become a reality. O3 theme music is one example of several other successfully launched labs projects from O3 World. See it in action.

We’re proud to be the founder and host of Forge Conference, Philadelphia’s premier user experience and product design conference since 2014. Once a year we invite a national roster of experts in the field of user experience to share their wisdom, ideas, processes, and inspiring stories to people like you. Each employee at O3 World has the opportunity to join the Forge planning committee and contribute your thoughts and ideas to a conference that is quickly gaining prominence as an industry leading event. Learn more about Forge.

Finally, we’re firm believers in a balanced environment, where positivity, hard work and happy hours coexist. At O3, we strive to recruit and retain a diverse team that help us perform better, attract top talent and make smarter decisions. While much of our time is spent at our desks, at whiteboards, or in meetings, we’ve created a culture that makes the outside world an integral part of our daily working routines. The challenging, progressive work we do keeps us energized and exhilarated, while our culture and people keep us grounded, put things in perspective and make us better at what we do. Most of all, it makes us a team.

Please submit your resume and cover letter explaining why you’d be a good fit for this role and our team. Links to your LinkedIn, Twitter accounts, or anything else you feel will help us get to know you better are also appreciated.

O3 is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We look forward to meeting with you.

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