DesignHammer - Digital Project Manager

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Durham-based DesignHammer is seeking to hire a Project Manager looking to collaborate with our clients and contribute to their success while growing professionally. The ideal candidate will have agency experience with a passion for working with clients to turn challenges into solutions that achieve results. 

Founded in 2001, DesignHammer is an award-winning full-service web strategy, design, and development firm that builds smarter websites for smart companies. Our vision is to make the world a better and more sustainable place by helping clients achieve success. We partner with clients to solve key business problems; leveraging web technologies and our documented, repeatable process.

Our Core Values center on:

  • People — We are client-centric while maintaining a healthy work/life balance for employees
  • Sustainability — We look to minimize our carbon footprint by maximizing available technologies and methodologies.
  • Collaboration — We believe in collaborative decision-making both in the office and with clients
  • Innovation — We use proven practices and the latest technology to help companies achieve organizational goals and solve their greatest business problems

DesignHammer offers a fun, casual, and flexible work environment built around forty-hour workweek.

DesignHammer encourages professional development through support of industry organizations though sponsorships, company and individual memberships:

  • AIGA, the professional association for design
  • American Marketing Association
  • Drupal Association
  • Raleigh PR Society
  • User Experience Professionals Association

Job responsibilities will include:

  • Managing multiple simultaneous projects that typically run for three to six months
  • Collaborating with client stakeholders and DesignHammer staff to complete projects on time and to specification
  • Maintain open and collaborative client communications
  • Manage production capacity and work with DesignHammer staff to adjust to changing deadlines and priorities
  • Conduct in-person and remote meetings
  • Write articles for DesignHammer blog
  • Attend local professional meetings for professional growth and represent DesignHammer

We are looking for candidates who are:

  • A good fit with DesignHammer culture — nice people of integrity who work hard and play hard. No drama.
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented who can work independently 
  • Able to contribute as a team player on an interdisciplinary team
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience managing projects in a creative or digital agency or managing in-house web projects required
  • Experienced in common project management methodologies a plus
  • Experience with website design and development a plus
  • Experience with Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, and Google Data Studio a plus
  • Able to communicate with clients and manage their workloads to meet shifting deadlines and budgets
  • Interested in learning new techniques and technologies
  • Interested in growing professionally
  • Looking to play a role in shaping the online presence of local, regional, and national organizations