Project Manager

Punchcut is looking for a Project Manager to join our team on either a full-time or contract basis. You should be able to lead a team of designers through a project from pre-planning to wrap-up. You have at least 3 years of relevant project management experience and are excited to work in a fast-paced, collaborative, creative agency environment.

Does this sound like you?

  • You’re a natural planner (and you’ve got backup plans for your backup plans)
  • You’ve got a knack for predicting what could go wrong and ensuring it doesn’t
  • But if it does, you’ve already got a dozen ideas for ways to fix it!
  • You know that 1:00 doesn’t mean 1:05, but you’re sympathetic to those who don’t
  • You’re a savvy judge of what motivates a person
  • You love learning new things and are excited to keep up with the latest tech trends
  • You value integrity and honesty. Always.
  • You’re a good listener and always consider other people’s perspectives
  • You genuinely want to help

Your main duties in this role:

The Project Manager is accountable for the successful delivery of projects on time and within budget while exceeding client expectations.

  • Act as the main point of contact between Punchcut and clients
  • Manage the project scope, budget, timeline, and risks
  • Guide workflow and tasks; set daily, weekly, and long-term project goals and report status
  • Lead meetings internally and with clients
  • Capture meeting notes and ensure everyone is on the same page
  • Balance the needs of Punchcut, the project team, and the client

To succeed in this position you'll need:

  • At least 3 years experience managing interactive, web/mobile, or product design projects
  • Impressive presentation and written communication skills
  • History of delivering projects on time and within budget
  • Excellent estimating, scheduling & budgeting skills
  • Proficiency in the full Google Suite, Keynote, MS Office, and various meeting software (Zoom, Skype, Meet)
  • Incomparable team-building and conflict resolution skills
  • A cool head, quick wit, and enthusiasm

Bonus points for:

  • Experience working in an agency
  • Proficiency in design software such as Sketch, Figma, Principle, Adobe CS

Why Punchcut?

Punchcut is a design and innovation company headquartered in San Francisco. For eighteen years, we’ve worked with the world’s top companies to create engaging and transformative digital products and services.

We love the diversity, challenge and satisfaction that come from our projects. Whether envisioning the next autonomous vehicle or working closely with engineers on next year’s hottest wearable, Punchcut designs the future.

Punchcut also offers a balanced, life-friendly work environment, as well as medical/dental/life/disability insurance, paid time off, sabbatical time, a 401k plan, commuter benefits, and annual device and education allowances.

This position is located in San Francisco, CA. Punchcut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Location

San Francisco

Commitment

Full-time or Contract

Come design the future of everything!

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