Project Manager

Gecko Designs, a full-service web design and creative agency headquartered in Missoula, MT, is hiring a Project Manager to serve as the liaison between clients and our internal teams. The Project Manager works directly with clients and leads efforts to ensure a smooth progression of projects involving creative, development, and marketing efforts with a high level of efficiency and professionalism. In addition, they serve as the internal point person for task management, timeline coordination, and presentation of deliverables.

This position will include a 6-month onboarding plan, including training, mentorship and job shadowing across all of Gecko’s job functions to build organizational awareness.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads projects from initiation through delivery, including planning, scheduling, and monitoring budgets.
  • Clearly and actively communicates with customers and team members in a timely manner.
  • Reviews project proposals and has a high level understanding of all projects.
  • Acts as conduit between creative team and software engineering team; involvement in the entire creative process.
  • Actively promotes changes to processes and practices that improve efficiency and quality.
  • Works closely with the entire organization to identify and implement process improvement.
  • Prioritizes multiple product backlogs with changing requirements and priorities.
  • Solicits reviews and testimonials from customers.
  • Participates in weekly meetings with all team members.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, marketing, communications or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in agency work, sales, marketing or a related field.
  • Superior oral and written communication skills, as well as active listening skills.
  • Ability to manage complex projects, multi-task, and independently prioritize tasks  to achieve short- and long-term goals.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Understanding of the creative process for both web and print projects.
  • Embrace a spirit of curiosity and learning.
  • Ability to balance strategic thinking with tactical, get-the-job-done execution.
  • Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle occasional uncertainty.
  • Ability to respectfully challenge “the way things have always been done,” and think outside the box when seeking solutions.
  • Genuine passion for Gecko’s work, its people and its processes, and ability to inspire others to share that passion.
  • IT fluency – able to learn new systems and technologies with ease. Experience with project management software (Jira) a plus.
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and HTML/CSS.
  • Comfortable using a computer for various tasks.

Note: See yourself in some, but not all, of these requirements, but still think you’ve got what it takes? We’d love to hear from you.

Job Type: Full-time

Email resume to:  [email protected]

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Markki Johnston a month ago
We worked with Gecko Designs to completely revamp our website for Northern Rockies Orthopaedics. It took us over 2 years to get everything how we wanted it and all ideas for our physicians incorporated. Grace and the team at Gecko were so accommodating and patient with us. Highly recommend using them for all web design needs!
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Dallas Stevens a month ago
My experience with gecko designs has exceeded expectations. The most professional and creative team I’ve had the pleasure to work with and help me create a brand for my company. I highly recommend!
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Emily Hemingway 3 months ago
I feel so lucky that we had Gecko Designs as our partner in redesigning our website. They were incredibly responsive to every question and idea, and everything they did was thoughtful, thorough, and quick. It was a pleasure to work with them!
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Jeff Troxel 5 months ago
After struggling for hours on a website problem I called Gecko Designs for help. They were able to fix my problem in just a few minutes and I was up and running. It's just so great to find a company that is professional, helpful, and easy to work with. I feel like I have a new partner in my business. These guys are the best.
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Jacob Smith 8 months ago
Could never reach them on the phone. Over promised and under delivered. They promise coaching and education but never follow thru.