Our Broadcast/ Digital Media client, who own and operate some of the top TV Stations and digital experiences in the world, is seeking a Technical Project Manager to join their Entertainment Group and lead multiple projects across this interactive department. These projects will cover everything Digital, from website & mobile redesign to new development efforts (both web and mobile). There will also be interaction with the product side of new Television shows and initiatives.
. Manage concurrent technical projects, in an Agile environment, dealing extensively with interactive & digital initiatives (web redesign, mobile development, streaming video)
. Identify, track, and remove impediments to project success
. Review project requests and participate in the green-light process
. Facilitate the creation of a well-defined Project Backlog or Project Plan
. Manage Sprint and Release planning or development cycle
. Work with offshore development teams to tightly integrate them into their project work streams
. Analyze risk and mitigation accordingly, including establishing contingency plans and initiating corrective action
. Track and report key project metrics and capital budgets
. Coordinate participation of different tech and business groups in requirements gathering, specifications, design, development and implementation of key projects
. Learn, understand, and actively use project management software to effectively manage project deliverables.
. 3 + years experience managing technical projects, specifically dealing with digital and web-based initiatives in the Media or Interactive Industry
. Experience as a Project Manager in an Agile environment, with an excellent understanding of sprints and running Scrum meetings; Understanding of more traditional PM Methodologies would be extremely helpful as well
. Experience leading projects involving website or mobile redesigns, streaming video or mobile initiatives, mobile applications, or in-depth product-centric initiatives (building a full web/mobile campaign around a TV show)
. Ability to understand technologies applicable to a chosen project and facilitate resolution of technical issues as they arise
. Demonstrable superb written and verbal communications and presentation skills
. A willing team member who enjoys working collaboratively across all business units
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