Senior Technical Project Manager
Senior Technical Project Manager
Senior Technical Project Manager
Senior Technical Project Manager

fulltime San Diego

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INTRO

BLVR is an independent creative agency that empowers brands to
fearlessly live out their beliefs.

In today’s world, it’s not enough to simply say you stand for something. Your actions have to align with your convictions. We build brands that stay true to what they believe, no matter what the cost. They are bold and generous. They lead culture, instill belonging, and ignite movements. They use their power to drive people to change.

We are a team of strategists, storytellers, artists, and innovators who believe in using our creativity for the greater good. And we’re looking for other driven, smart, creative, kind people who believe as we do.

At BLVR, you’ll be part of a diverse team committed to growth as much as each other. You’ll create some of the best work of your career with a team that genuinely cares about your well-being. And you’ll play a key role in taking BLVR further than we’ve been before. Join our mission and use your creativity to create meaningful change in the world.

Are you ready?

OPPORTUNITY

As a Senior Technical Project Manager at BLVR, you are responsible for collaborating across internal and external teams to deliver best-in-class digital experiences and implementations. You are responsible for project scoping, project planning, resource planning and management, estimating, workflow management, risk mitigation, and delivery management across all digital (website, digital production, etc.) projects. Equally important is a passion for technology and the ability to help drive creative solutions within the digital space.

ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Owns gathering and documentation of business requirements, pre-planning meetings to assess project scope, agency resources, and proper capabilities alignment
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans
  • Plan timelines and resources, and manage team execution in collaboration with agency peers to ensure project completion on time, on quality and on budget
  • Manage and mentor Technical Project Managers and Coordinators
  • Work alongside Project Management and Creative Resources teams to ensure resources are secured for digital projects.
  • Clear, concise and accurate communication to clients throughout the project life cycle
  • Develop, drive, and revise timelines, assign resources, manage approvals and deliverables
  • Manage agency internal resources (UX, Web Design, Web Copywriting, Development, QA), external resources (dev partners, 3rd party vendors), and contribute ongoing digital insights to ensure digital solutions meet client expectations and BLVR quality standards
  • Facilitate stand-up status meetings as needed
  • Understand and communicate client business needs to the internal team
  • Build, develop, and grow business relationships vital to the success of the engagement
  • Delegate tasks and responsibilities to team members
  • Enforce project schedules ensuring deadlines and launch dates are met
  • Effectively prioritize project deliverables & assignments
  • Track, prioritize, manage and report issues related to a given project
  • Ability to review sophisticated sitemaps, use cases, and wireframes and provide meaningful feedback and understand where scope may be impacted
  • Acts as a traffic controller to ensure various website tasks continue moving to completion at all times
  • Schedules and coordinates website project tasks with Frontend Developers, Backend Developers and System Administrators
  • Tracks project progress and ensure projects remain on schedule
  • Manages and allocates resources to ensure that web team members have the tools necessary to complete projects successfully
  • Helps identify potential roadblocks and their solutions before a web project’s timeline is put in jeopardy
  • Interface with clients to collect and verify requirements
  • Interface with graphic designers to collaborate on site designs
  • Interface with site developers to manage the development of sites
  • Interface with content developers
  • Coordinate testing of websites
  • Provides CMS training to clients to educate them how to manage their websites
SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree
  • 5+ years of project management or digital producer experience in an agency setting
  • Proven success in the strategy, planning, and implementation of client facing projects
  • A hands-on background in web development processes and platforms
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making ability
  • Exemplary communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills
  • Highly honed team management skills
  • Hands-on experience creating wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows, etc
  • Experience using tools such as Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, InVision
  • Understanding of basic front-end languages: HTML5, CSS3 Javascript
  • Must have a great bedside manner
OUR CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS

We are passionate about our culture; cultivating and protecting it is non-negotiable. When seeking to add to our BLVR family, a cultural fit is just as important as the skillsets and education an individual possesses.

At BLVR:

  • We are aware that our behavior speaks to what we believe
  • We are authentic, understanding, and reliable
  • We are driven to help others
  • We always think big
  • We are willing to be vulnerable
  • We have passion and compassion
  • We value diversity in people and thinking
  • We are not afraid to make mistakes
  • We are proactive, requiring little direction to take action
  • We are committed to helping each other develop personally and professionally
  • We love coffee, eating meals together, and a good party
  • We are passionate about the work we do and the people we serve
Benefits of Working at BLVR

BLVR is a great place to work and we’re determined to constantly make it better.

The benefits of joining our team are vast. Here are a few:

Make A Difference
We love to support great causes and help others who are in need. We provide opportunities for team members to get involved and make an impact.

Health Benefits
To enhance the quality of life of our team members, we offer company-sponsored health, dental, and vision benefits.

Family First
We support families and offer flexible work schedules to ensure that team members with kids always excel in their primary role—being an amazing parent.

Have Fun
We like to have fun at BLVR. Bocce Ball competitions, monthly chef-catered meals, and baking competitions are just some of the fun times we enjoy together.

Competitive Pay
We offer a competitive salary, a 2% annual cost of living salary increase,
and bonus opportunities.

Paid Time Off
Paid time off for all major holidays and 10 days personal leave time (first year) with 1 additional day added for each year of employment.

Retirement Plan
To help you get ready for life after work, we have a company sponsored 401k plan.

A Place To Grow
We love to invest in your development because when you grow, BLVR grows with you. Want to take a course or attend a conference—it’s on us.

The Best Gear
What computer setup do you prefer…laptop or desktop? Choose the gear that will equip you to make the greatest impact.