Description

Maven Creative is seeking a Studio Manager/Project Manager who will support our Creative and Account Teams in a fast-paced, creative and highly collaborative environment. On an individual level, the Studio/Project Manager should have strong communication and organizational skills, a pleasant disposition, sense of humor, positive attitude, strong work ethic, a serious drive to ensure client satisfaction and an attention to detail that’s second to none.

Functionally, the Studio/Project Manager will help manage projects and successfully navigate branding, design and interactive projects from inception to completion - including partnering with our internal team members, clients and vendors. As such, the ideal candidate must also thrive at multitasking and organization; specifically related to, but not limited to, scheduling and tracking hours, managing and organizing client communication, managing project timelines and deliverables internally, maintaining vendor relationships and acting as coordinator of file management.

Responsibilities

  • Works with team to resource and manage project timelines, tasks and milestones, and communicate project details to all parties
  • Acts as a ‘process champion’ – reinforces the use of agency process and drives projects using established workflow tools
  • Ensures Creative Team adheres to project schedules, check-ins and deadlines
  • Communicates updates, key dates and action items on a daily basis
  • Ensures and overseas hourly tracking across all employees
  • Monitors project budgets against hours worked/hours remaining to ensure profitability
  • Sends and tracks all invoices
  • Participates in weekly meetings to discuss and evaluate current needs and project roadmaps
  • Generates and reviews project reports
  • Partners with Account Team to ensure that requested modifications are documented, communicated and implemented
  • In the absence of Account Executive, fields requests from client to ensure continuity
  • Mastery of PM Applications such as Harvest, Asana and Dropbox
  • Oversees quality assurance and proper approvals throughout process
  • Provides production, vendor and logistics support when needed
  • Shares internal reporting and analytics
  • Maintains and enhances file management organization
  • Assists with office admin and internal operations, as needed
  • Schedules special team events

Qualifications

  • Two or more years experience in project management or related role
  • Agency experience preferred
  • Strong communication skills and professional, collaborative attitude
  • Must be able to complete tasks on tight deadlines
  • Experience and interest in the creative process
  • Familiarity and/or willingness to master digital workflow management platforms
  • Excellent planning skills and ability to balance multiple priorities
  • Ability to create, maintain and rapidly adapt project schedules and deliverables
  • Basic understanding of the applications used in the design field
  • Experience in Print Production file preparation and vendor handoff

Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • 14 days paid vacation
  • Insurance coverage
  • Value and understanding of work/life balance
  • Weekly team lunch excursions (every Friday), paid for by company
  • Complimentary in-office snacks and beverages
  • Parking paid for by company
  • Occasional travel
  • Fun, upbeat and positive work environment
  • Socially active company; participates in local events

Apply

Use this form to submit your application for the Studio Manager position with Maven, or submit your resume directly to hello@mavencreative.com