Project Manager

Job Description

Nessa Labs is an eCommerce design agency. We work with high-growth startups and direct-to-consumer brands as a trusted technology partner, designing and building custom software and apps to help them scale. Additionally, we incubate digital products and launch them to market within the Shopify ecosystem. We are looking for an experienced digital project manager who has experience working on cross-functional teams to join our team. The Digital Project Manager will own key initiatives for projects, including client communication, development timelines, resourcing, scope management, sprint planning, and quality assurance testing. This is a 100% remote position with preference given to EST time zones. This is a full-time position.

Location

New York, NY

Salary

DOE

Role

Full Time

Experience

Senior level

Responsibilities
  • Manages multiple competing priorities through effective organization and communication
  • Creates and owns development timelines and project schedules
  • Manages project risks and works with the team to identify mitigation plans
  • Identifies development needs for all projects and communicates effectively to the team in accordance with timeline and budget
  • Organizes and prioritizes development sprints in partnership with developers 
  • Partners with Senior Developers to create detailed tickets for developers and ensures tasks are moving per outlined timeline
  • Sets up and manages the deployment of client Shopify Stores or custom rollout 
  • Has a good understanding of development, staging, and production environments
  • Manages and configures applications and plug-ins in partnership with Senior Developers
  • Manages communication channels with the client team in regards to technology needs and development tasks
  • Collaborates with creatives and engineering to understand functional specifications and requirements
  • Manages vendor relationships as well as freelance contracts as needed
  • Ensures alignment of responsibilities with the team through external vendors for quality assurance testing and processes

Skills
  • Prior experience working at a digital agency and/or Shopify projects 
  • Strong understanding of business and functional requirements
  • Understanding of third-party applications and platforms as well as integrations
  • Strong web and Mac desktop skills – we use Google Suite (Docs, Sheets, Slides), Figma, and various web-based tools such as Asana, Linear, JIRA, and Notion 
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented
  • Level-headed and positive attitude under pressure
  • Ability to manage workload and consistently meet deadlines
  • A passion for learning new skills

Experience
  • 2-4 years of experience working on website development projects with developers
  • 1-3 years of Agile software development experience is a plus 
  • Agency experience is a plus
  • Shopify platform experience is a plus
  • CSM or PMP certifications are a plus

Benefits of Working with Us
Remote Work

Work from anywhere with a fully remote team

Hardware

Enjoy hardware provided by Nessa

Education

On-going opportunities to up skill