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PDS Tech Inc Project Manager in Cupertino, California

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Project Manager, in Cupertino, CA.

Summary:

  • Working cross functionally with Design, Production and Editorial teams to coordinate and deliver engaging promotions and campaigns to our customers.

  • Working closely with business partners to identify and understand their priorities, the PMmaps out execution plans including deliverables, timelines, and dependencies.

  • They collaborate with a wide range of worldwide teams to ensure that projects are completed under the required deadlines and that all teams execute the vision in a clean and painless fashion.

  • Responsibilities include leading kickoff meetings, creating and communicating timelines, establishing milestones, scheduling creative reviews and articulating launch plans.

  • PM’s must effectively track and share project status, identify and resolve potential delays, QA and troubleshoot technical problems and confirm that all aspects are ready for launch.

  • The PM will drive and document efficient processes in collaboration with engineering and product development teams.

  • They must be the expert in how content iterates in our ecosystem, and have an in-depth understanding of how upcoming features will impact merchandising strategy.

  • PM’s bring together multiple lines of business and help fulfill the needs for content curation, events, and brand development.

  • They must set the pace while working on high-pressure projects with extremely tight deadlines, staying flexible as priorities shift while also holding peers accountable to meet deadlines.

  • Will hit the ground running and be familiar with the speed at which traditional design and creative agencies work.

  • This is someone who has a proven track record of cross-functional collaboration, exercises the highest levels of professionalism and confidentiality, understands how to set the appropriate tone for a project, and operates with a constant sense of urgency, but without a sense of panic.

  • The ideal candidate loves popular media and has an in-depth knowledge of the products.

Key Qualifications:

  • Excellent organization, leadership, communication, and written skills.

  • A self-starter who demonstrates critical thinking.

  • Skilled at developing and exercising cross-functional influence; translating between business owners, technical and production teams.

  • Proven experience working on complex, international, large-scale, time-critical projects.

  • Communicates clearly and concisely across multiple audiences and partners, including analytical outcomes and technical roadblocks.

  • Experience project managing software engineering and product engineering teams.

  • Technically savvy with a deep understanding of UI and UX principals and practice.

  • Excels at driving overarching schedules and identifying milestones.

  • Grasps complex processes and adapts to change seamlessly.

  • Confidence in calling out issues and presenting to senior management on project status and schedules.

  • Experience working hand-in-hand with creative teams.

  • Well versed in pop culture, and passionate about digital entertainment including the latest trends and technologies.

  • Available to work evenings and/or weekends.

Education:

  • BA or BS degree, plus 2-5 years of related work experience.

Required Skills:

  • PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Additional:

  • SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

  • UI

  • UX

  • B2B SOFTWARE

  • DESIGN PRODUCT

  • HP-UX

  • LARGE-SCALE

  • PROJECT MANAGER

  • SELF-STARTER

  • TRANSLATING

  • UNIX

  • USER INTERFACE

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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