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Technical Project Manager IV
Our client, a top financial company, is looking for a Technical Project Manager to manage multiple and/or large projects significant impact on business processes and technology used firm wide. JOB DESCRIPTION: Influences strategic direction and develops tactical plans with substantial latitude. Provides comprehensive solutions to complex problems and has extensive contact with internal clients and the business. Manages complex projects from proposal and requirements definition to project planning and implementation, using broad and extensive input from industry and/or business unit subject matter experts. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Conducts preliminary investigation for all project requests by reviewing requirements and specifications and testing and by reviewing support and training plans to ensure they are aligned with organizational priorities, business plans and objectives Provides a proactive interface between project stakeholders and senior management team to ensure complete and accurate definitions of business requirements and delivery of business applications Identifies, defines and documents complex business and technical requirements, processes and deliverables Develops, prepares, presents and maintains project plans, including staffing requirements, cost estimates, detailed budgets and work breakdown structures and schedules Performs project risk assessments, including identifying key risk factors, providing effective mitigation strategies and assigning contingency action plans to both schedules and budgets Manages projects and teams, including applying established methodologies, using change control templates and processes; managing time and recording activities using defined scheduling tools; monitoring budgets; coordinating resource acquisition and utilization; serving as a liaison with internal customers and external suppliers; and communicating regularly with project stakeholders Delivers systems on appropriate platforms in compliance with established technology standards, including monitoring testing, executing quality assurance checks and ensuring information technology acceptance criteria is met prior to implementation SKILLS + REQUIREMENTS: 9-12 years of experience including: project management, enterprise implementation, leadership experience, strategic planning, business acumen, applications development, and change management or combination of education, training and experience **Highly preferable for experience in technology infrastructure projects coupled with application upgrades (e.g. an application upgrade also involves server upgrades including OS and virtualization from standalone servers, may include database upgrades including data migrations with empasis on SQL and Oracle, migration from on premises to Cloud infrastructure, etc.) PMP or equivalent certification highly preferred Knowledge of the following: - Application development and project life cycle methodologies and standards - Project selection and approvals; budgeting and business case preparation and analysis; and project initiation and planning, including work breakdown structures and forecasting - Concepts of risk management, issue tracking, change management and requirements gathering - Information technology support and technical documentation - Principles of banking and finance and securities industry operations - Business planning and analysis - Project budget interfaces with other accounting systems COMPETENCIES: Analysis: Identify and understand issues, problems and opportunities; compare data from different sources to draw conclusions Communication: Clearly convey information and ideas through a variety of media to individuals or groups in a manner that engages the audience and helps them understand and retain the message Exercising Judgment and Decision Making: Use effective approaches for choosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions; recommend or take action that is consistent with available facts, constraints and probable consequences TECHNICAL AND PROFESSIONAL KNOWLEDGE: Demonstrate a satisfactory level of technical and professional skill or knowledge in position-related areas; remains current with developments and trends in areas of expertise Building Effective Relationships: Develop and use collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals Client Focus: Make internal and external clients and their needs a primary focus of actions; develop and sustain productive client relationships EDUCATION: Highly preferred: Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, MIS or applicable degree; however undergraduate degree in other disciplines acceptable if advanced degree in Business, Computer Science, MIS or other applicable degree is held, and work experience and skills demonstrate expertise in technology project management disciplines
Front End Developer
Onward Search is seeking a Front End Developer who is open to freelancing using your html, css, jss and shopify skills. For the work they need help with in Shopify, Liquid experience needed. Flexible with hours to start. HubSpot a plus. Skills & Requirements: 3+ FED experience Shopify/Liquid experience HubSpot a plus Well-rounded, picks up CMS's easily Any design/layout ability will be a plus as well Great communicator, organized, able to handle multiple requests at once
Our client, an employee benefits company, is seeking a Content Creator for a contract opportunity. This person will work with the COO to organize and develop content that’s shared on their platform. The internal team will walk you through how to create the content and the process to submit them. Responsibilities: Develop content about HR and Benefits departments – make it feel fun and engaging. This person will write content about the following topics: Benefits, Wellness, Financial Education Each “Tile” of content - should take about 15 - 30 minutes to research and create Experience: Excellent writing skills Copy-editing skills Strong skills in creating original content that targets a specific audience and meets company objective Self motivated Technology savvy
Associate Program Manager
Our client, an entertainment company, is seeking an Associate Program Manager to join the team. Responsibilities: Plan and track training schedules and workflows, while raising risks, managing trade-offs, and eliminating blockers Guide teamwork, collaboration and commitment across multiple groups Support Production Department training programs by managing attendance and driving communications to class attendees Create and share project information with partners Participate in discovery, development, and socialization of other Production Department programs Musts: 3-5 years experience Experience leading projects through their entire life cycle BA degree or equivalent Experience working with leadership teams and external partners Success developing productive working relationships with team members, colleagues and all customers
Technical Project Manager
Our client, a top financial company is looking for a Technical Project Manager to help with software development trends and best practices. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: Deliver projects and programs in a modern technology environment and a general working knowledge of software development trends and best practices (domain driven design, software as a service, scalable architecture, iterative development and testing, integrated testing protocols, DevOps culture) Manage budgets and demonstrated ability to deliver projects on time and on schedule Portfolio level reporting across multiple portfolios of projects for executive leadership Integrate with the CNB PMO routines and provide regular feedback to CNR leadership Manage Agile delivery in a Waterfall environment for reporting and budget management purposes Ability to communicate the underlying principles of 'WSJF' prioritization methodology and MVP best practices that benefit the organization Influence cultural change in technology and business domains SKILLS + EXPERIENCE: Candidate must have extensive agile coaching experience within a mid-size company preferably within the wealth/finance space Experience with agile coaching along with the ability to manage scrum of scrums. Min 2 years of exposure on this along with managing the Atlassian stack. Just to clarify, we are not looking for a scrum master Experience with Release Trains and managing Release Train Engineers Jira experience required; administration experience a plus Ability to manage Agile delivery in a Waterfall environment for reporting and budget management purposes Experience with technology infrastructure projects delivery Proven experience working with vendors, externally managed software solutions, contract negotiations and contract management PMBOK or other project management certification a plus SCRUM certification a plus Experience with risk reporting required Ability to create all required project documentation as needed for audit purposes (project plan, resource plan, traceability documents, budgets, risk matrices, etc) Experience in the Financial Services industry preferred EDUCATION: 7+ years of project and portfolio management experience Bachelor's Degree SCRUM, PMBOK or other project management methodology certification and/or coursework
Social Media Strategist
Our client, an advertising agency, is seeking a Freelance Social Specialist to help with audience segmentation on YouTube. This role will be 5-10/hrs a week to start, with opportunity to grow, for the next few months. We are seeking someone to map out an idea to increase viewers and subscribers on YouTube. This person will create a YouTube audience segmentation strategy focused on generating viewers and subscribers. Description: Identify 4-7 key audience targets that client hasn't identified specific to YouTube Uncover unique opportunities to target multiple demographics, kids, families, or combo - kids/families watch shows on YouTube Must have experience in: Audience Development Entertainment (Streaming clients a plus) Social Media platform experience YouTube Email an updated resume to email@example.com to apply.
Content Editor - Fashion/Entertainment
Our client, an entertainment studio, is seeking a Content Editor to join the Ecommerce Digital Entertainment team. Responsibilities: Work encompasses oversight of entertainment tv show’s commerce content development with content will focus on fashion, beauty, style and trend-driven lifestyle product and service reviews Collaboration with the central E-commerce Content operations team will determine goal-setting and optimal resource allotment as well as support his/her work by providing best practices recommendations Manage Commerce assignments and editorial calendar Source and manage a highly qualified team of edit freelancers Primary liaison with the commerce central team reporting progress toward revenue goals and best practices/shared learnings Analyze content growth and engagement data to inform short-term and long-term content production Grow off-site as well as on-site commerce audiences Collaborate on ET business-wide efforts alongside counterparts in Product, Engineering, Audience Development, Partnerships and Monetization teams Musts: 1-3 years of experience developing high-quality digital editorial content Collaborative management style and clear communication skills Nuanced understanding of the commerce content landscape, including the factors that contribute to revenue growth on multiple platforms, from destination sites to social platforms Experience producing rev generating article franchises or “content events” In-depth knowledge of current storytelling women's lifestyle trends Work in fast-paced environment with short deadlines Proficient SEO content creation expertise Sound knowledge of distribution strategies to optimize delivery of content across all platforms Exposure to a variety of Content Management Systems Ideal candidate is a gifted content creator with a clear vision for commerce article formats that resonate with a predominantly female audience in a rapidly changing media landscape
Digital Performance Marketing Manager
Our e-commerce client is seeking a Digital Performance Marketing manager for a 7-month, 40hr/week assignment. You will report to Head of Digital & Ecommerce while working with a CRM/Content Manager and social media associate. Digital Performance Marketing Manager Responsibilities: Own digital performance marketing strategy with laser focus on campaign-specific results and driving commercial performance Partner with Head of Digital & E-commerce to triple D2C business in eight months Steer decision process across all paid channels (search, social and programmatic) Optimize budgets to maximize CPA and scale new customers Provide insights and recommendations on spend and growth tactics Oversee / guide media buying agency Help with e-commerce forecasting by utilizing reporting, data, and analysis Digital Performance Marketing Manager Requirements: 4-5 years of relevant performance marketing experience at a D2C e-commerce brand or agency (ideally performance marketing) Track record of building strategy and utilizing paid channels for quick e-commerce growth Comfortable having leaderships' eyes on them - success, and failures are held to a high regard Excited to work in a fast-paced start-up environment, wear multiple hats, and learn new processes Ability to go into the LA office once safe
QA Specialist - Manual Tester
Onward Search is on the hunt for a QA Specialist for a long-term contract position. You'll work in the digital department of our entertainment client and report to the Digital Director. Responsibilities: Assure quality manually of all digital properties, including Web, Mobile Web, Native App, Syndication Endpoints, and CMS Report bugs in clearly defined terms, ensure timely fixes, and deliver status updates to stakeholders when bugs are affecting product performance Ensure new product deliveries are meticulously checked, that new products adhere to specs and comps, and that new product deliveries do not affect existing stability of digital properties Technical knowledge of web workflow processes including: video encoding, content delivery networks (CDN), content management systems (CMS), video player customization, digital ad delivery capabilities, and feed distribution Knowledge of the software development lifecycle, from inception to delivery Understanding of livestream video operations, short-form video operations, and content syndication strategies Assist cross-functional teams (vendors, development, IT, operations, marketing, business development, etc.) when launching new digital products or site features/promotions for existing product lines Define and improve QA process Provide customer service to editorial teams for internal toolsets Provide clearly communicated status and milestones to executive stakeholders on a regular basis Remote coverage will be required Some weekend and late-night/early morning hours needed due to web operations and deployment requirements Additional duties and tasks assigned as needed Musts: BA or BS 2-4 years of digital experience with manual testing, automation is a plus Must have mobile web and mobile app QA experience Must have strong organizational skills and the ability to deliver under tight deadlines Must be proficient with JIRA and Confluence Must be proficient with MS Office software (Excel, Word, Outlook) Be solutions-oriented and have ability to innovate Must have excellent written and communication skills, and show attention to detail Plus if you have TestRail experience, and web platform experience with hands-on experience with development teams
Our start-up client is looking for a Product Designer to join the team. S/he will report to the Head of Product and be instrumental in shaping and implementing a strategic product design strategy that merges data-driven analyses to create a design that better supports how their customers use their platform. Ideal candidates have a proven track record of creating and delivering PaaS and/or SaaS product designs. Product Designer Responsibilities: Iterate on the current platform and features to identify pain points and provide actionable, research-backed and evidence-informed recommendations for improvements Create and lead new design ideas from concept to implementation Align design objectives with business strategy and KPIs while overseeing product vision (how does this feature make sense for where we should be in 5 months…) Understand the needs of a diverse user base and continually add and optimize new features and adjusting design based on user feedback Work with the CEO, Head of Product, engineers, and product managers to implement a best practice system for how design should be incorporated into our product development process Create intuitive user-flows and design systems for digital platforms Stay up to date on current industry trends and news Product Designer Requirements: 5+ years of working product designer PaaS/SaaS Experience Healthcare brand or in-house experience is a huge plus Proven track record of independently completing end-to-end designs Experience working with data to inform design decisions Strong experience utilizing community-based design insights to drive design updates and edits Ability to reduce complex problems down to flexible, intuitive patterns and solutions High proficiency in industry standard tools, i.e. Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, InVision, Zeplin, etc. Collaborative leader that has worked alongside engineers, product managers, UX/UI designers, etc.