Creative Project Manager

The SmartList
City of Westminster
£30,000 - £39,999
15 May 2018
24 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
JOB TITLE: Creative Project Manager



WORKING HOURS: 09:00 – 17:30 permanent

THE COMPANY: Johnston Press are a leading media company within the UK with brands including The I, The Scotsman, Yorkshire Post, Sheffield Star, and Portsmouth News. Our digital audience is nationwide and we reach over 24m users a month across mobile, desktop and tablet.

THE ROLE: We are currently recruiting for a Creative Project Manager to work with the Chief Creative Officer to ensure the operation of all aspects of creative work, from placement and movement of external resource across projects, against approved project plans and planning and managing projects.
  • Create a 'live' workflow structure to ensure all outsourced work is delivered to deadlines and to the best quality.
  • Resource / pipeline management, identifying bottlenecks or downtime in workflow and making appropriate recommendations.
  • Manage a internal request for projects and outputs
  • Liaise with outsourced design suppliers to monitor output and quality of campaigns and special projects
  • Chair weekly creative meeting analyse output and external creative resource against deliverables
  • Deliver regular, concise and considered resource updates
  • Responsible for the management of time checking against agreed time allocation
  • Quality Control

THE CANDIDATE: The ideal candidate for the Creative Project Manager based in London, will have significant design skills and the ability to schedule and manage multiple projects with a range of requirements.

You will be an expert in digital platform new technologies and have extensive experience managing design and build environments plus rapid prototyping.

Key Experience/ Characteristics required for the Creative Project Manager, London
  • Extensive experience of commercial brand delivery process and outcomes
  • Deep understanding of print and digital media
  • Design skills needed Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign - ability to work with live files and annotate design updates clearly
  • Skilled photo researcher with art direction ability
  • Proven design management skills within a creative studio
  • Experience in digital first environments
  • Ability to ensure others meet deadlines in a fast moving publishing environment.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and manage multiple stakeholders as required.
  • Knowledge of studio management software like basecamp or slack or Google Drive
  • Know instinctively what good design looks like and how to achieve it

Does this sound like you? Are If yes then please hit the apply now button.

You will then be sent to an online questionnaire to support your CV and application, please fill in the details and we will be in touch to advise you of the next steps

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