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Project Manager

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Being a Project Manager at Hyperakt means you are rigorous yet empathetic, meticulous yet chill, brilliant yet humble, resolute yet nice. You are a little obsessive compulsive, but you have it under control. You have passionate opinions, but you are well versed in the art of compromise. Your interests in life are diverse and you love sharing your knowledge. You believe in the power of design to improve people’s lives and you need to know your efforts are invested in meaningful work.

Hyperakt needs a Project Manager who finds multi-tasking and problem-solving exciting. You will ensure that our growing interactive and digital projects, as well as our branding and information design projects, run like clockwork. Hyperaktivists will count on you to keep project schedules and budgets on track so we can focus on designing and building awesome user experiences. You’ll keep clients informed, at ease and thrilled to be collaborating with us. You will also support business development to help ensure great work always lies ahead.

This will be a full time position based in our beautiful Gowanus studio.

YOU WILL:

  • Develop and maintain positive business relationships for multiple projects
  • Scope, define, estimate, and manage budgets, specifications, and timelines
  • Lead project status meetings and updates with internal teams and clients
  • Develop and maintain detailed project plans from kickoff to launch
  • Work with design and development team closely to plan resources, ensuring that projects have the appropriate staffing
  • Develop and manage QA processes (both internally and client facing)
  • Manage expectations and strengthen relationships between the client and internal teams
  • Look for additional project opportunities for Hyperakt and growth opportunities for existing clients

YOU NEED TO HAVE:

  • An awesome personality
  • Passion for social change, and a do-gooder vibe
  • Impeccable organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Proven leadership with the ability to motivate and supervise a creative team
  • Keen judgement in balancing firmness and flexibility
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively
  • Experience with project management software, systems, and procedures
  • Experience managing and tracking budgets, allocating resources and creating project timelines
  • Experience collecting, reporting and analyzing financial metrics
  • An understanding of basic design principles
  • 2-4 years of experience in a digital project management role, ideally at an interactive/digital agency

COMPENSATION & PERKS:

Hyperakt offers competitive salaries, medical and dental insurance, paid time off, and the opportunity to work in a friendly, passionate, relaxed environment. We have a beautiful, two-story studio in Gowanus with a full kitchen, ping pong, group birthday lunches, optional yoga every other week, and Lunch Talks, intimate conversations with some of the best and brightest in the industry hosted at our studio every month.

ABOUT HYPERAKT:

Hyperakt is a Brooklyn-based social impact design agency. We build brand identities and digital experiences for leading social impact organizations. Our clients are humanitarian organizations, philanthropies, tech innovators, universities, and social enterprises who tackle the toughest challenges of our time and champion those who have been left behind — Ford Foundation, Google, Spotify, Amnesty International, the City of New York, and more.

We are a small team of passionate designers, strategists, producers, developers, and all-round storytellers. We love Monday morning bagels, team lunches, cracking open a beer at the end of the day, going bowling, and exploring the city’s cultural institutions. We come from diverse backgrounds, walks of life, and continents across the world, and are excited to welcome another Hyperaktivist into the fold.

TO APPLY:

Send your resume and a cover letter, that includes a one-paragraph response to the following question: What are the underlying values that guide your project management style?

Please email all items to join@hyperakt.com.

The last day to apply is Tuesday, April 19.

Hyperakt is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a commitment to diversity & inclusion.

Job Perks

Hyperakt offers competitive salaries, medical and dental insurance, paid time off, and the opportunity to work in a friendly, passionate, relaxed environment.

Send your resume and a cover letter, that includes a one-paragraph response to the following question: What are the underlying values that guide your project management style?

Please email all items to join@hyperakt.com.

The last day to apply is Tuesday, April 19.

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