WHAT YOU'LL DO
As a contracted Senior Project Management Specialist in the Global Design Studios team, you will screen and sort all incoming requests received through the Design Studios internal project management tool, collaborating closely with your colleagues, requesters, and internal departments.
You will oversee many of the quick-turnaround requests for Design Studios - estimating and negotiating time and budget, communicating with internal clients and designers, staffing projects, overseeing internal and external resources, monitoring deadlines and iterations, organizing vendors, updating Trello boards and Slack channels, and monitoring project progress. You will also upsell design services when appropriate, flag priority clients and projects for escalation, and thought partner with customers.
YOU'RE GOOD AT
Problem solving and finding solutions for complex situations
Excellent communication skills
You have a strong ability to manage client and stakeholder expectations.
Your strong problem-solving and good prioritization skills enable you to work effectively in a fast-paced, team- and client-oriented environment.
You have a knack for guiding junior colleagues and freelancers and managing vendors while communicating effectively, even under stressful circumstances.
You have very good multitasking and organizational skills.
You have a strong affinity for design and tech, and keep up with current trends in the market (augmented/virtual reality, social media, etc.).
YOU BRING (EXPERIENCE & QUALIFICATIONS)
- You have a bachelor's or similar degree, preferably in graphic design, project management, marketing, or a related field.
- You have at least four to six years of previous traffic management experience in an agency or in-house design team environment
- Experience in a consulting firm a plus, but not required
- Your work is characterized by high accuracy and attention to detail.
- Your excellent interpersonal skills allow you to work with senior and global BCG members and peers.
- You have strong project management skills and experience with relevant tools and methodologies.
- You've acquired excellent knowledge in wide range of creative deliverables (print, digital, video, presentations, etc.)
- You have excellent English language skills
YOU'LL WORK WITH
As part of Design Studios, you will collaborate with global designers and colleagues across BCG to bring design expertise and capabilities to clients as well as internal teams. Design Studios comprises a diverse group of talented design professionals across video, content, digital design, etc., all of which work collaboratively to deliver the most cutting-edge design solutions.
We are Design Studios, an in-house creative agency comprised of cutting-edge professionals creating premium designs. We are a global, multidisciplinary team of design strategists, creative leaders, and digital experts. We craft powerful design stories for BCG to deliver inspiring solutions to our clients' challenges. As part of BCG, Design Studios partners with consultants and clients to shape our brand by elevating our work through the power of design. We offer guidance and orientation through a strategic and audience-centric approach, and apply design, technology, and media solutions to take BCG's achievements to the next level.
As bold design leaders, we are fresh, punchy, and playful, while committed to delivering premium business excellence. We recognize how to transform complex ideas into compelling visual experiences, and how to activate new commercial opportunities at the intersection of business and design. We value innovation, co-creation, inspiration, and the business impact that design achieves. We believe in the art of the possible and in applying creative solutions to business challenges. We believe we can advance the world by conquering its complexity through a universal human language-design.