Project Coordinator

| Chicago

As a Project Coordinator at Adage, you’ll serve an important role to our clients, ensuring that their needs are supported, their business requirements are clearly understood, and successful technical solutions are delivered.

As the leader of our support client group, the Project Coordinator will be responsible for management of a portfolio of clients, documenting and prioritizing client requests, and communicating with both clients and internal development and design teams. You will manage clients’ timelines and budgets, in addition to their product requirements within the fast-paced environment of our growing company. As Project Coordinator, you will also assist team Product Owners with managing Adage’s largest strategic engagements.

Our ideal candidate is a natural communicator, loves organization, understands our clients’ perspectives, and possesses an effortless project management style that conveys curiosity, humility, and confidence.

What you'll do:

  • Gather requirements for support of client websites, mobile and ecommerce solutions
  • Create and maintain clear acceptance criteria for user stories
  • Prioritize and groom a backlog of user stories for portfolio
  • Translate and communicate project requirements to Adage teams
  • Track project budgets, deadlines and general progress towards the completion of client requirements
  • Balance workload across multiple Adage scrum teams
  • Monitor threats, risks and opportunities that might affect the success of projects and communicate them to the management when appropriate
  • Maintain an open and honest line of communication with clients to update them on our project progress
  • Participate in testing for quality assurance and user acceptance
  • Assist scrum team Product Owner to complete any project management responsibilities that may require assistance:
  • Coordinate with the Project Management Office to manage client requests

We want someone who:

  • Has at least 1 – 2 years’ experience managing delivery work with existing clients, writing SOW's, estimating project costs and estimating project timelines
  • Has prior experience at a web or software development organization
  • Enjoys working with developers and designers to understand technology requirements
  • Has strong business writing skills and presentation skills
  • Communicates exceptionally well in phone calls and through email
  • Understands and can create tangible clarity around abstract ideas
  • Has proven organization skills and attention to detail while retaining big picture goals
  • Is unafraid of asking questions
  • Is willing to challenge certain feature sets or ideas in a positive and collaborative manner
  • Has experience in web content management
  • Experience in Scrum delivery is a plus
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
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Location

Our office is along the river between Madison and Monroe. We're conveniently located to the train stations and public transit, steps from West Loop.
10 South Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606

Insider's spotlight

What's something quirky about your company?

Every year for March Madness we do a bracketed Bake Off tournament with prizes for 1st place and runner up. It's a tradition that's 5 years strong and something everyone looks forward to every year.

Brianna Heschel

Recruiting Assistant

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Adage encourages cross-team collaboration through departmental ‘confabs’. Those weekly meetings allow people to share knowledge, ideas, and best practices with people in similar roles so that we can still collaborate with those who we don’t work with day-to-day. We also do book clubs, Lunch & Learns and guru groups to exchange ideas.

Victoria Deresz

Talent Operations Manager

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

Adage has done a great job of supporting my professional development from my first day as a developer fresh out of school all the way to my current role of managing a team of Devs. There are always occasions to pick up a new technical concept or work on skills outside of your comfort zone, and Adage really allows us to explore these opportunities.

Glenn Lalas

Developer Manager

What are Adage Technologies Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Adage offers Health FSA and Dependent Care FSA so that you can take care of those out-of-pocket costs with pre-tax dollars.
Dental Benefits
Adage uses MetLife dental and pays 90% of the premiums for employees, spouses, and dependents.
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
We participate in Blue Cross Blue Shield and offer HMO and PPO plan options. Adage pays 90% of the premiums for employees, spouses, and dependents.
Life Insurance
Adage provides life insurance at no cost to employees, with benefit up to $50,000
Onsite Gym
Our in-building gym has machines, free weights, and a studio with on-demand fitness classes.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Adage offers a 401k plan that you can start contributing to immediately
401(K) Matching
After 1 year of service, Adage makes a 3% match of your compensation package into your 401k
Performance Bonus
Adage provides quarterly profit-sharing bonuses based on company and team performance
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
We offer flexible schedules outside of core hours (10am-4pm)
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Adage offers 15 days paid vacation per year, and after 2 years that goes up to 20 days per year
Paid Holidays
We observe 8 paid holidays each year and include 1 additional floating holiday to use on any other holiday, including your birthday
Paid Sick Days
Adage offers unlimited sick time- take it as you need it
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Some people like to wear dress shirts, some people like to wear jeans and sneakers
Commuter Benefits
Adage offers pre-tax commuter benefits for CTA and Metra
Company Outings
At Adage we "Enjoy the Journey" as much as possible, with quarterly outings, holiday parties and an annual employee retreat, APEX.
Stocked Kitchen
We've got the snacks and drinks to keep you going throughout the day. We're stocked with soda, LaCroix, a coffee machine that makes lattes and espressos, and a smorgasbord of brain food and treats.
Some Meals Provided
Between Lunch & Learns, Quarterly Update Presentations, Project Celebrations, holidays and employee appreciation events
Happy Hours
Adage hosts monthly Happy Hours so our employees have the chance to kick back and get to know one another outside of teams
Recreational Clubs
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
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