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Project Manager

Senior, Midweight
Full Time
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Job Description


We are recruiting for a full-time Project Manager. This is a key management role at the studio. Working alongside the Founder/Creative Director (Tom Hingston) and Business Partner/Strategy Director (Snowy Hanbury) and the wider design team, the successful applicant will be responsible for managing and delivering multiple projects across a range of sectors spanning culture and commerce.


Day-to-Day Management

• Define project scopes, budgets and key objectives/deliverables

• Create project timelines and internal design briefs

• Set-up and maintain all new project folders and filing systems

• Manage projects from inception to delivery across multiple client accounts

• Run weekly internal project planning sessions

• Run weekly internal resource sessions with the design team

• Manage studio workflow including long term resource planning

• Schedule key client and internal meetings/reviews

• Capture and share all client updates with key team members

• Review all client-facing materials before work leaves the studio

• Ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget

• Support Senior Management team in developing and building new projects

• Develop and maintain long-lasting client relationships


• Liaise with clients to determine and manage production budgets and schedules

• Liaise with external suppliers/contractors on all areas of production (print, digital, photography etc)

• Managing licensing to include: typefaces, stock imagery, stock footage, sound

Financial Administration

Financial reconciliation across all projects, i.e:

• Tracking project expenditure

• Raising and issuing client invoices

• Management of external supplier costs across each project (with support from the Senior Management team)


The following responsibilities are shared with and supported by our Studio Manager:

• Issuing NDAs as required across projects

• Issuing employee and freelance contracts

• Onboarding new employees


Key Strengths

• Clear communicator with excellent written and verbal skills

• Exceptional organisational and interpersonal skills

• Strong multi-tasker used to working in a fast-paced environment

• Confident in managing a wide range of projects and personalities

• Pragmatic approach when it comes to tackling challenges and problem solving

• Show initiative and decisiveness under pressure

• Natural ‘can do’ attitude when it comes to supporting project delivery and the team around you

• Passion for design and culture with a strong understanding of the creative process


• Minimum 5 years within the creative industry (ideally within a design agency)

• Experience in delivering product campaigns across multiple platforms

• Apple/Mac literate, with a fluent understanding of Outlook Office Suite, Google Suite and project management tools such as Slack, Asana, Trello etc

• Understanding and experience of using Adobe Creative Suite (i.e: Acrobat & InDesign)

• Experience working across the following disciplines would be advantageous due to the diverse nature of the studio’s output: Branding, Packaging, ATL & BLT Adverting Campaigns, Experiential, Digital & App Design, Stills, Motion and CGI


  • Competitive and negotiable based on experience