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Production and Purchasing Project Manager
Our client is looking for a contract to hire a Purchasing/Production Project Manager to join their team! Job Description The right candidate will keep track of all projects and communicate across the company on all updates and statuses. They will ensure our products are represented accurately on the website and all print and digital materials. This role juggles many priorities at any given time, so a wide degree of creativity and being comfortable in quick decision making is key. Work with overseas vendors to ensure projects are produced correctly, on budget, and on time, in partnership with Prepress and Logistics. Project manages Product Development, Design, Pre-Press, Licensing, sales and marketing on all projects that come through to ensure processes are in place and being used Manages Product Manager in Data Management & Verification Quality control management in conjunction with Prepress and Design Manage inventory daily and propose replenishment actions Product Data analysis for performance forecasting and line balance Cost analysis to ensure products are going to be produced on a budget Manage Specification and Cost database for all product Create purchase orders and packing specification to send to vendors Communicate with Sales and Marketing about schedules and product availability Assist in Product SKU creation and entry of specifications and Licensing process Manage the calendar grid process; oversees calendar holidays and date verification process for the calendar product line. Works with IT and Marketing to ensure web uploads on multiple databases are accurate, on time, and all required information is supplied Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related industry is preferred Ability to work independently with little supervision and with other team members Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills Ability to quickly evaluate incoming work and manage juggling priorities in time-critical situations Impeccable process and project management skills and proficiency with PM tools such as Basecamp is needed Advanced Excel skills; Proficient with MS Office applications including Microsoft Word, and Outlook Proven experience with Cost Analysis and Budgeting Knowledge of Print Production and/or Manufacturing Strong computer skills and ability to learn new programs and software Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Description: Perform full cycles of sprint, regression, and integration accessibility testing, including user acceptance testing Generate test summary reports after each testing cycle to show testing progress, actual testing results, and pass/fail status Provide regular status updates on completed tasks and planned testing tasks as outlined in the project schedule, issues, risks, and other action items Support multiple project teams. Required Skills: Direct previous experience with developing/designing and testing websites to ensure conformance to WCAG 2.0 – Level A/AA. Experience in WAI-ARIA implementation An understanding of web W3C standards-compliant HTML5 and CSS3 An understanding of App accessibility best practices An understanding of email accessibility best practices An understanding of electronic document accessibility best practices Experience using Web Accessibility Evaluation Tools such as aXe or WAVE Knowledge of assistive technologies used for web browsing such as JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver and Talkback Multi-tasking abilities, be able to plan time effectively and meet deadlines without compromising quality Knowledge of agile best practices and project management tools such as JIRA Excellent oral and written communication skills 5+ years of professional experience Deliverables: Work with Business, Designer, Developers to ensure we are solutions, design and building for all users, test to prove the same. Apply now to learn more about this job now!
Visual UX Designer
Our client is looking for a Visual UX Designer to join their team for a 6-month project! While translating design concepts into effective, useful information architectures and appealing visuals, you’ll create solutions that address user, brand and business requirements. The ideal candidate is customer-centric, a team player and will have a strong portfolio with examples that talk through the process of how they focused on the customer! Skills: An understanding of UX & Visual design across mobile and desktop platforms Experience with UX design, especially building and editing wireframes Presentation skills and exceptional communication skills Comfort with prototype software Requirements: 3+ years of experience in a Visual Design role with UX experience Bachelor’s degree Up-to-date resume and portfolio Experience designing across multiple platforms Sound like you? To learn more about this opportunity, apply now.
Business Systems Analyst
Global Ecommerce/retail company in Boston is seeking a business systems analyst to join them for an ongoing contract opportunity. Must be available to interview onsite. In this role, you will have: Experience in one or more technology (Java, .net, SAP, PeopleSoft). Performs technical analytics related to advanced data analysis, data mining, and source to target mapping. Create and maintain complex context process and system diagrams. Work with remote groups such as vendors to gather and document tactical requirements from the business. Coordinate and communicate functional requirements of the business unit and technical solutions with IT capability resources by designing and documenting advanced functional specs. Conform to standards, processes, and policies. Apply global process standards to regional technology solutions. Work with systems personnel to implement the design. Provides support and participates in change management at department and end user level. Create reports and consult on best practice configuration of systems. Configure packaged solutions to unique and complex business requirements. Oversee and perform complex testing activities including construction of test plans/scripts including the expected results and the validation of test results. Communicate and document system changes to the business. Translate system functionality into the business-relevant language. Leads and participates in SME discussions Does this sound like you? Apply today!
Project Manager - Creative Services & Packaging
Our client is looking for an experienced Project Manager with strong creative experience to join their growing agency team in Framingham, MA. While ensuring the smooth execution of client engagements and internal projects, you’ll work with teams across the department and around the company. This will involve managing timelines and scope, assessing and mediating risk, and breaking down and defining project objectives. Skill Set: Organization and time-management skills Business and research aptitude An understanding of the creative process, and how to most effectively manage it Experience managing the production of traditional marketing and print campaigns. CPG Experience would be a slam dunk! Prior packaging experience and knowledge is a plus Requirements: 4+ years of experience in project management at an ad agency or digital design shop Bachelor’s degree (preferred in marketing or technical-related major) Up-to-date resume Creative services experience Sound like you? To learn more about this opportunity, apply now.
Project Coordinator - Creative Services
Our client, a globally run agency is seeking a Creative Project Coordinator who thrives in fast-paced environments. If you can assist in managing creative projects, while ensuring the smooth execution of client engagements and internal project, then we want to hear from you today! Requirements: Traffic fast-paced creative project schedules Attend project meetings with colleagues and stakeholders, define goals, identify metrics for success, and develop process, milestones, and timelines Manage meeting agenda and recaps Assist Senior Project Managers Requirements: Superb multi-tasking skills Strong interpersonal skills Dependability, flexibility and a sense of humor Project management experience in a creative environment Prior marketing or creative services experience Apply now to learn more about this exciting opportunity!
Educational Institution in Boston is seeking a Project Manager The Project Manager coordinates business change through a set of related and coordinated projects. Under general guidance, the PM typically directs projects requiring considerable resources and high levels of functional integration. The PM demonstrates mastery of project management processes and emerging program management skills in an Agile environment. Responsibilities: Provides project management services on various projects as assigned. The primary focus will be on audiovisual, infrastructure, and/or networking projects. Serves as project manager on multiple projects, managing all aspects of the projects from development, implementation to closeout. Tasks will include: assisting in defining user needs, project scope development, project schedule, project budget tracking, contract management, risk analysis while providing regular reporting on project status and budget tracking. Leads to multiple high priorities, complex projects in a highly flexible environment. Maintains project management systems (Confluence, JIRA, Servicenow) with most recent project updates and documentation. Basic Qualifications 5+ years of project management experience in a professional environment. Qualifications Experience in running audiovisual projects: ability to read and interpret blueprints; knowledge of Structured cabling a plus. Proficient with MS Word, Excel and MS Project. Experience creating and managing a project budget Desirable Qualifications: PMP and/or CTS certification preferred Experience providing project services in higher education or professional services setting. Experience conducting project retrospectives and benefits analyses and instituting practices that enable the entire organization to learn from the results. Audio visual or construction project management experience. Does this sound like you, then apply now!
Jr Art Director / Designer
Designer / Junior Art Director A full-service mid-size ad agency is looking for a Jr Art Director with 1-3 years of experience with conceptual and hands-on design skills within the digital, social and traditional creative space. Requirements: 1-3 years of design experience within digital, print and social media advertising. This person needs to have strong conceptual and hands-on design skills. Must be comfortable interacting with internal team members as well as clients. Expertise in Adobe Creative Suite. Ideal candidate will have agency or at least in-house agency experience within a large brand. Candidate must have portfolio showcasing ability to work on a variety of creative projects (digital, print, social) and also have examples showcasing conceptual chops. Responsibilities: Conceptualize and execute design campaigns. Will work alongside Sr and Jr members of the creative team to deliver print, digital, social and content-focused advertising for their clients. Exciting opportunity to grow within a team, work on a huge variety of creative deliverables across the web, print, and social media for clients in different industries. This team provides a lot of mentorships but this Art Director will have the opportunity to contribute in a big way. Deliverables include microsites, banner ads, content marketing, social media campaigns, print advertising and marketing collateral for clients across industries including lifestyle/consumer brand, higher education, healthcare, technology, etc. Apply today to be considered for this great opportunity!!