Project Manager

Description: 

You’ll work hand in hand with our team and clients to help facilitate the creation, design, and building of digital experiences.

About Handsome:

  • Handsome is a design & innovation company located on the east side in Austin, TX. Some of our clients include: FedEx, Keller Williams, Facebook, Home Depot, and Nickelodeon.
  • These clients trust us to help them transform and create more successful customer experiences. Our work is thoughtful and beautiful.
  • We’re a hardworking group of strategists, researchers, designers, and technologists and we take our work seriously.
  • We’re passionate and rigorous about our human-centered design process and this is the main driver for the success of our work and for our clients choosing us.
  • We constantly push each other in order to be better skilled in our craft and make the products we build with our clients look and function at a world-class level.
  • Our office is walking distance to Brew and Brew, Easy Tiger, Pueblo Viejo, and other restaurants, bars, and downtown living.

About The Work:

  • You will be one of the main client points of contact regarding project related topics.
  • You will be responsible for communication of timeline, budget planning and risk management of client projects, and scope.
  • You will be the internal leader of the project team, responsible for establishing clear lines of communication, and a source of truth for all aspects of the project.
  • You will work in partnership with a Product Manager and may lead projects yourself.
  • You will be responsible for setting up and maintaining project infrastructure.
  • You are responsible for the success of the project.

About You:

  • You’re based in Austin, Texas or plan to be in the near future.
  • You have at least 2 years in project/program management experience or equivalent.
  • You’re organized. Super-organized. You LOVE being organized.
  • You understand the importance of keeping track of the details, removing blockers for the team, and managing risk.
  • You’re familiar with JIRA, Trello, or other new project management tools that make all of our jobs easier and more productive.
  • You can run a project that is skewed somewhere between agile and waterfall. You are willing to make slight adjustments to how you run a project in order to accommodate the client while also maintaining the needs of the company.
  • You are comfortable on the phone and in video conferences, running client meetings in person, and meeting with the internal team regularly for check-ins.
  • You understand the software development lifecycle and you’re eager to learn more about design, web, native mobile and the backend that makes all the magic happen.
  • “That’s not my job” is not in your vocabulary.
  • You’re looking to continue to learn and grow your current skillset and learn new ones. We’re in a rapidly changing business, we want everyone focused on staying ahead.

Bonus points for:

  • Having client references from past clients who heart you.
  • Having former employer references who are still recovering from your departure.
  • Being able to discuss a recent project that failed or succeeded, and understanding why.
  • Having prior agency experience.
  • Certifications such as: PMP, ACPM, CSPO, and/or CPO.

Benefits and Perks:

  • Work from our HQ, located on east 6th Street in downtown Austin, Texas (near I-35).
  • Work with the most Handsome people you’ll ever meet.
  • Company paid health, dental, vision, disability, and life insurance benefits.
  • 401k plan.
  • Flexible paid time off.

Please send your resume and any other relevant material that represents your work in this area to: careers@handsome.is.