Project Manager

Based: London
Level: Senior, Mid-Weight
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 20 November 2018
Twitter: @andsmithdesign
Job Listing Added: 08 November 2018

Branding agency & SMITH are on the look out for a Project Manager to join their team. The applicant should have a minimum of 5 years experience in a similar role.

Based: Stoke Newington, London
Level: Upper Mid to Senior Weight
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + Flexitime hours
Contract: Full Time
Applications Close: 19 November 2018
Website: andsmithdesign.com

What you’ll be doing

- As the Project Manager you will be an integral part of the agency. You’ll be working with the Design Directors and their creative team to manage projects and their associated clients from brief through to delivery.

- Support Design Directors and their team in project administration, keeping on top of communication with clients, being their day-to-day contact.

- Responsible for monitoring and analysing progress on multiple projects simultaneously ensuring they stay on time and on budget. To assist that process you’ll be using our project management software (Streamtime) to track hours and plan projects. You’ll also be responsible for leading daily meetings with the teams ensuring projects are on track.

- Responsible for writing project estimates/proposals and assisting our Design Directors in briefing jobs.

- Responsible for the studio’s short-term and long-term scheduling and resource-planning.

- Responsible for reporting on the status of projects, helping provide structure, support and insight. You’ll present that analysis on a weekly basis to the Design Directors and Creative Directors.

Skills + Experience

- At least 5 years experience of working in a design studio.
- Experience in managing branding projects, design implementation, print, photoshoots and some web.
- Proactive and ambitious enough to lead and shape the role of a Project Manager at & SMITH.
- Be able to thrive in a fast paced environment working on multiple projects at the same time.
- Managing the process, from briefing through to final delivery.
- Preparing and managing project quotes, budgets and timelines.
- Methodical planning, time management and organisational skills.
- Client facing experience.
- Familiar with Streamtime (project management system/software) not essential but beneficial.
- Building and maintaining excellent client relationships.
- A broad understanding and appreciation of design.
- Familiar with Mac based systems and software.
- Able to build great relationships with clients.

A little bit about & SMITH

We’re a team of 12 based in an old piano factory in Stoke Newington, close to Clissold Park. Our Creative Partners, Rachel and Dan, cut their design teeth at Pentagram in 2003 and set up & SMITH in 2008. Over the last 10 years we've earned our stripes as hotel, food and drink branding specialists. Our clients past and present include Dishoom, Liberty London, Dorchester Collection, Byron, The Beverly Hills Hotel, Elan Cafe and LUX* Resorts and Hotels.

How to Apply

Please send your CV by 19th November to [email protected]