Application Development Project Manager

| Chicago

Company Description

Who We Are

Specializing in web development, BuildThis (formerly StickOutSocial) builds unique, user-centric digital experiences combining design and strategy to tell a brand’s story. We pride ourselves on our work and are honored to be listed as a top Chicago Web Design & Development Firm (clutch.co).

Beginning in September 2018, we’ll be entering into a multi-year growth phase, starting with the launch of our new website and new Company name, BuildThis.

Our Values

Innovation motivates us.

Dependability keeps us growing.

Honesty keeps us happy.

Respect keeps us together.

Job Description

The Application Development Project Manager role at BuildThis requires organization, flexibility, proactivity, and a strategic mindset. We work with our clients on Project Teams to see their projects through to completion, collaborating with our clients to produce the best possible result. We are looking for someone experienced in Application Project Management that can learn our processes & then take us to the next level.

Responsibilities

  • Manage Application & WordPress website design & development projects from onboarding to completion;

    • Manage all aspects of the project from requirements definition to post-implementation support.

    • Active management of project scope.

    • Monitor & report status and progress of projects to Development Management.

  • Serve as main point of contact for Application maintenance & support clients. 

  • Provide technical architecture leadership in relation to new project discovery, design, development, and deployment.

  • Assist in preparation of technical information in response to proposals.

  • Work with BuildThis’ management team to refine & grow the Application Development Department.

Qualifications

  • Curiosity. BuildThis puts a lot of value in asking questions - to our clients and to each other.

  • Respect. BuildThis works as a sum of our entire team's desire to provide the best experience to our clients & to our working environment. Respect for each other in all ways is fundamental to our company.

  • Excellent interpersonal, written, & verbal communication skills. Tone when speaking with clients & internal team members must be professional & friendly.

  • Supremely organized and able to work under tight deadlines; time management skills are essential.

  • Solid technical understanding of application development and web technologies:

    • Understanding of data structure methodologies, technologies, and standards.

    • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite.

  • Logical & analytical approach to critical thinking and problem solving.

  • Confidence to tackle issues swiftly & professionally. Must work well under pressure.

Additional information

We are looking for career-minded individuals. Our work environment is social, upbeat and fun. BuildThis offers competitive salaries with the opportunity to work in an enjoyable work setting. We provide health benefits, gym membership stipends, professional development resources, and lots of snacks!

We are located in the Chicago Board of Trade building in downtown Chicago.

This is a full-time position. Local candidates only, please! Only candidates authorized to work for any employer in the United States will be considered. We are unable to provide sponsorship at this time.

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