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Project Manager (Contract)

8 days ago by Ultimate Media Ventures

  Huntington Beach (California), USA

Level: Intermediate

Contract: Freelance (Paid)

Sectors: Production, Project Management, Operations

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Ultimate Media Ventures (UMV) is a gaming lifestyle company focused on developing premium content, products and experiences for the global esports community.

UMV’s looking for an experienced Project Manager responsible for communicating all things to our team members, from client-based project needs to the latest news and developments. This individual will work closely with our studio team, general managers, event leads and external vendors to ensure all productions are executed on time and on budget.

Must be an independent, self-motivated, confident advocate of the project management discipline and desire to build out a team as the company grows. Ability to establish project management methodologies, author & implement processes, and create an optimal work flow to achieve project requirements, KPIs and budget targets.

Experience in PC, console or mobile gaming is helpful.

Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrated experience managing marketing programs and/or enterprise-grade projects related to the entertainment, gaming or sports industry
  • Must possess knowledge of and passion for esports and the broader gaming industry
  • Direct core activities within the project management function of the company. The direction of both internal and external personnel or companies. Ensuring that performance goals for projects are met within the strategy outlined for several departments and strategic partnerships
  • Collaborate with internal Partnerships / Client Services personnel to successfully run a project with client satisfaction & successful delivery being the success metric
  • Maintains internal client calls and meetings and ensuring all tasks are effectively completed on time and on budget
  • Reports qualitative and quantitative status on a weekly basis, calling out risks and making strategic recommendations to maintain workflow
    • Works closely to with Partnerships / Client Services to adjust scope of work and call-out potential change order needs
    • Drives processes and communications, including actionable meeting notes, follow-ups, status and specification changes
  • Ability to balance and foster relationships with co-workers and client to create effective collaboration models to align on specific goals
  • Establish KPI’s and drive comprehensive analysis and reporting in support of the company’s business requirements
  • Communicate to all stakeholders to maintain the credibility of project’s vision/mission

Requirements:

  • 3 - 5+ years of project management experience
  • Strong leaderships skills, ownership, guidance of projects
  • Familiar with standard project management tools and processes
  • Strong attention to details and effective communicator with clients
  • Ability to handle multiple high-stress projects with tight deadlines
  • Experience planning events for 1000+ attendees a plus
  • Experience in personnel and/or resource management
  • Passion for video games and esports is a must have
  • Supreme organizational and time-management abilities
  • Awareness of trends relative to project management &
  • College Graduate (BA/BS degree preferred)

Required application materials:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter which should include:
    • Why they are interested in working at Ultimate?
    • What games they are currently playing?
    • What does gaming lifestyle mean to them?

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