Digital Producer/ Project Manager
ATL - Atlantic Recording Corp - New York, NY

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Warner Music Group Description: With its broad roster of new stars and legendary artists, Warner Music Group is home to a collection of the best-known record labels in the music industry including Asylum, Atlantic, Cordless, East West, Elektra, Nonesuch, Reprise, Rhino, Roadrunner, Rykodisc, Sire, Warner Bros. and Word, as well as Warner/Chappell Music, one of the world's leading music publishers, with a catalog of more than one million copyrights worldwide.

Department Description: The Digital Media & E-Commerce team at Atlantic Records is responsible for all digital marketing, digital product development and direct to consumer initiatives for all of the artists (urban, rock and pop) on the roster. They build online and mobile fan communities, with an eye towards evolving the way that fans listen to, participate in, and purchase music and related products. They create and market content through the Atlantic Network, grassroots marketing, and develop new products for the artist superfans. The department is structured as a boutique digital agency within the label, with the ability to implement groundbreaking digital campaigns from strategy to complete execution and analysis; it is a unique team within an entertainment company, focused on artist brands.

High Level Job Description : The Digital Producer/Project Manager is the point person for Digital Media web production requests. Manage and traffic all requests to the appropriate web designers, developers, or 3 rd -party vendors, with the goal of creating the most creative, usable digital media tools to build the ultimate direct-to-consumer experience for our artists and fans. The ideal candidate is interested in the intersection between consumer online behavior, music and technology. This person reads blogs (tech and entertainment) every day, installs every new app just to try it out, and has a passion for leveraging the Internet to drive artist careers and revenue. They live on social media, lifestyle blogs, and discover new music in interesting ways. This is not a traditional project manager position; rather the focus is on the creative application of technology for our artists, from idea to project delivery, working with a team of creative marketing people.

Detailed Job Description/ Responsibilities :
  • Project management of artist sites, web applications, mobile-based products, banners and other viral tools.
  • Manage artist and label site maintenance including, but not limited to, content updates and graphic changes.
  • Manage in-house freelancers and outside vendors.
  • Interface with artist management, product managers, and artists to acquire project approval.
  • Interface with other departments including Art, Publicity and Marketing to acquire approved materials.
  • Manage the distribution of approved media internally and to third parties.
  • Organize internal assets including images, and audio and video assets, for department use.
  • Create web based promotional tools.
  • Create promotional material, such as banner ads, for placement on crucial third-party web sites
Required Competencies/Skills :
  • Understanding of project management methodologies and interactive development
  • Experience managing the requirements gathering, design, and build of complex websites and applications
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to manage many projects at once
  • High attention to detail
  • Quick learner
  • Ability to communicate within all levels of the organization, across the company
Special Requirements/Preferences :
  • Experience managing and working with the following technologies: HTML, CSS, Javascript. Mobile, iOS and/or Android Apps a plus.
  • Expertise in Photoshop and Project Management or Issue Tracking software required; other Adobe products, Wireframing tools a plus.
  • Graphic Design or Programming experience a plus
Education Required :
  • BS in CIS/MIS, Management, Marketing Communications, or similar.
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