266 day(s) ago

Producer vacancy at Modern Tribe

50 - 65 USD per Hour


Remote worker location: United States
English: Advanced, Upper Intermediate, Native Speaker
Experience: 5+ years
Employment: Freelance, Full-time

Modern Tribe

United States, Minneapolis
Modern Tribe, Inc. is a rapidly growing software & design company. We develop custom solutions for some of the world’s largest companies, government institutions and smaller growing organizations. We pride ourselves on our ability to bridge people and technology and to bring the passion and dedication of an entrepreneur to every project. Our team is composed of talented employees and freelancers around North & South America (and a smattering across the globe).

General overview of the role

Modern Tribe is looking for a talented and experienced producer to join our agency team. The Producer role at Modern Tribe organizes and strategizes project execution and customer management needs. Producers manage their projects and customers, and guide project strategy alongside their Creative and Engineering Leads during discovery and ideation. This requires a broad understanding of business strategy, software/website development, and technology. If you have experience Overseeing the lifecycle of multiple projects, from inception to launch and beyond and have executed projects between 100k – 1M+ for world renowned brands drop us a line.

For this role specifically, you should feel comfortable wrangling a chaotic digital media project into an organized one. You should ask lots of questions and feel a need to. We are hoping you will not just project manage, but understand the project, the business goals and engage in the technology enough to be able to anticipate scope, budget and timeline challenges.

Responsibilities

Your primary responsibility is to organize and strategize project execution and customer management needs. We pride ourselves on our projects arriving on time, on scope, on budget with a happy team and customer. You will create confidence through organization and oversee communication.

Requirements

To do this, you will need to:

Oversee the lifecycle of multiple projects, from inception to launch and beyond.
Create and maintain project plans, budget reports, and identify and work with the team to mitigate project risks and resolve project issues.
Set expectations for the team in terms of project timing and prioritization of tasks
Work with other team leads and the Delivery Team to resource projects appropriately.
Translate requirements into executable plans that adhere to both timeline and budget.
Create and own the project roadmap, backlog and sprint plans, and work with team members to estimate features.
Review and sign off on features, sprint demos, and prototypes.
Track project status: what’s done, what’s left to do, and risks.
Own the customer relationship, along with your Creative Lead and Technical Lead, steering the client through the project lifecycle and setting expectations.

Personal Competencies

Strong communication and/or experience working as part of a remote team
Self-motivated, detail-oriented, strong organizational skills, with a methodical approach to all tasks
Ability to prioritize workloads and meet deadlines
Ability to work independently with minimal oversight
Fluent English speaker
Knowledge + Experience

At least 5 years of experience working as a PM, ideally on a distributed web design / dev team
Experience with agile and waterfall management styles
Experience producing large CMS powered websites
Experience with WordPress
A whiz when it comes to online collaboration tools. You feel at home when we talk about Slack, Zoom, Google Meet, Google Docs, Dropbox, Jira, TeamGantt or any number of online PM tools
Experience managing projects with budgets of at least $100k ($250k preferred)
Understanding the lifecycle of digital projects
Experience translating requirements into executable plans that adhere to both timeline and budget.
Able to build, spec, and maintain a backlog
Experience leading teams
Working understanding of digital technologies (web and mobile)
Deep and profound love for spreadsheets and documentation
Comfort presenting and leading enterprise stakeholders

Skills considered as a good plus

Technical experience as a frontend or backend developer
Experience with enterprise level web development projects
Design Experience– UX, visual, or brand
Business Analyst (gathering and documenting requirements) and/or UI/UX Wireframing experience.
Experience with enterprise level web development and ecommerce projects

Perks & Benefits

This role is open to freelance contractors and is approximately 10-20 hours per week. Hourly rate range is USD $50-$65 per hour commensurate with background, qualifications and experience