Job Description

Vectorform is known as a dynamic and creative company specializing in the creation of emerging digital experiences for the world's leading brands. As a team of designers, engineers, entrepreneurs and intellectuals, Vectorform's mission is to invent products, services and processes that result in meaningful and exceptional human experiences.

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our growing Project Management team. As a Project Manager, you will be accountable for up to ~5 simultaneous projects and a combined annual project value of ~$2M. You will lead the delivery of custom digital products and experiences, coordinating the work to be done by Vectorform’s development teams that include a variety of technical skills (design/UX/UI, web and mobile development, hardware engineering, and more) and technologies (web and mobile applications, IoT, AR/VR, and more). A strong emphasis for this role is practicing one or more Agile methodologies and frameworks.

Core Job Responsibilities

  • Promote a collaborative team environment that fosters creativity and innovation
  • Manage client and team expectations throughout the project
  • Drive projects to completion on time, on budget, within scope, and of the highest overall quality
  • Provide and maintain project plans (Jira roadmaps, MS Project plans, sprint release plans)
  • Work collaboratively with project team members to translate work into Jira issues, then maintain accurate sprint release plans
  • Actively plan, manage, and balance resources in collaboration with your Vectorform peers
  • Establish and facilitate Agile ceremonies
  • Remove blockers to allow the team to work efficiently on their tasks
  • Identify and forecast company and project risks to prevent issues from occurring
  • Report project information to executive team members to help ensure company goals, resources, and efforts are correctly aligned
  • Manage project budget and work closely with the Controller for expenses, invoices, and project profitability throughout the project lifecycle
  • Create various documents such as resource plans, project schedules, release/iteration plans, communication plans, and RAIDD logs
  • Ensure project documentation is completed, current, shared, and stored appropriately
  • Manage the processes and tools used by the teams to complete their tasks
  • Improve the profitability of projects through process improvement and process management with the project and project team

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in technical discipline preferred (CIS, Engineering, or related) or equivalent experience required
  • 5+ years of experience as a Project Manager
  • 1+ years of working as a Scrum Master
  • Exceptional listening and communication skills with a strong ability to communicate business problems, alternatives and project strategy to a project team and customer groups
  • Detailed understanding of Agile software development methodologies, values, and practices
  • Experience in working with business partners, technology teams and customers in defining requirements and managing deliveries
  • Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle

Nice to have but NOT necessary:

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Experience as a developer, tester, business analyst, or UX designer, especially in an Agile environment