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Digital Project Manager

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Playground is looking for a Project Manager with solid experience in the digital world.

[ Full-time ]


You’ll work for national and international brands, managing projects from digital strategy to casual games, from web sites, experience pages and motion video graphics to eCommerce and digital campaigns.

You’ll be involved in all phases of projects, managing and collecting briefs, defining specifications, planning and monitoring progress of activities. And you’ll be collaborating with strategists, designers and developers.

We’re looking for a person with training and a solid methodology, capable of producing effective and high-quality solutions.

Main responsibilities

Liaise with the commerciale arm to define key stakeholders and high-level requests of the project

Identify potential project risks and propose preventative actions to mitigate and avoid them

Collect client requests and ensure the objectives and the activities in the project scope are precisely defined

Check and update the shared schedule with the client in the project planning phase

Identify and propose corrective actions in case of activity delays

Follow the implementation phase, coordinating the activities of the assigned design and development teams

Update the client weekly on the progress of work

Ensure the quality of the output conforms to the agreed budget

Monitor marginality according to the hours spent by the team

Coordinate the activity and communications through a PMIS (for example, Jira, Asana, Monday)

Conduct post-project analysis meetings with the internal team

Liaise with the sales team to up-sell new business according to the needs expressed by the customer

Skills and qualifications

At least three year’s progressive experience managing digital design and development projects (for example, websites, landing pages, eCommerce)

Ability to edit functional specification documents in collaboration with the technical team

Ability to support the sales team in the formalisation of quotes

Knowledge of work flows and the phases that make up digital communication projects

Confident managing a project with both Agile and Waterfall methodologies as required according to the project characteristics

Previous experience presenting analysis and results to project stakeholders

Excellent knowledge of the MS Office package

Experience using a PMIS (for example, Jira, Asana, Monday)

Fluent knowledge of spoken/written English (B2 or higher)

Ability to organise, plan, check and achieve objectives

Responsible and professional

Excellent interpersonal and problem solving skills

Well organised with good attention to detail

What we offer

Full-time employment contract

Ticket Restaurant

Latest generation MacBook Pro

Training courses designed to deepen and enrich both soft skills and technical knowledge

Paid overtime or accumulation of hour bank

Corporate benefits platform

Annual subscription to Gympass (flexible access to gyms, sports facilities, courses, personal trainers and wellness apps)

Indoor canteen area with refrigerators and microwaves

Relaxation areas with table soccer, table tennis, musical instruments and games

Hybrid working and flexible hours

Who we are

Playground is an independent digital agency founded in 2006. We’re a team of around 60 people and collaborate with some of the most exciting brands in the market, including The North Face, Inter F.C, Vans, Salewa, Luxottica, Timberland, Milan, Napapijri and Hogan, to name a few.

We design and implement digital experiences and content such as websites, web platforms, e-commerce, DEM campaigns, online contests, casual games, campaign content and motion graphics videos.

We take care of the whole production cycle, from strategy to UX design, from UI implementation to web development.

In the past two years, we have entered three prestigious rankings:

  • 1000 Europe’s Fastest-Growing Companies 2021 compiled by the Financial Times;
  • Growth Leaders 2021, 2022 and 2023 compiled by Il Sole 24 Ore and Statista;
  • Champions of Growth 2022 and 2023 compiled by the German ITQF Institute in collaboration with La Repubblica Affari & Finanza.

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