Development + UX Project Manager

Majux is a growing digital solutions and web development agency located in Center City. We have a team that is talented and proven in their respective roles across some of the most competitive industries on the web.

We’re looking for a Website Development and UX Project Manager who can work with our existing design and dev teams and help us manage our dev workflow from start-to-finish; keeping projects on deadline.  This position will oversee the daily workflow of both new website development projects as well as making improvements to existing/ongoing client sites. 

The ideal candidate is someone who has worked in or is experienced in front-end website development and/or UX optimization and is looking to transition into a project-management role.  Essentially someone who can talk the talk and is not afraid to roll up their sleeves and get involved in a dev project if needed.  

Job Responsibilities:

  • Be involved in project kickoff and strategy sessions with Senior Management in order to clearly understand project needs, strategy, expectations, and timeline
  • Take project objectives and client input and organize/assign tasks for the design of wireframes, sitemaps, CTA’s and ultimately page designs
  • Manage copywriting requirements and timelines for projects
  • Keep projects on timelines by monitoring progress and following up with team members on specific design and development tasks
  • Take client and internal feedback during each revision round, organize it, and assign to internal team members
  • Work with design, development, content, and marketing teams to ensure a smooth workflow and high quality of all project deliverables
  • Provide ongoing recommendations for site updates, improvements and UX improvements
  • Sometimes working with dev team members to get projects completed on time
  • Regularly update internal management with status reports on open projects
  • Identify and manage scope creep

Required Technical Abilities:

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • WordPress
  • Familiarity with eCommerce platforms such as WooCommerce, Shopify, Magento, etc.
  • CSS
  • Project Management Software (Trello, Basecamp, etc.)

Required Soft Skills:

  • Excellent organizational skills (the ability to manage several projects at once)
  • Attention to detail
  • Thorough understanding of web practices & standards
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent internal and external communications skills 
  • The ability to both keep a project on a timeline and complete a project on a deadline
  • The ability to take client feedback, organize it, and assign specific development or design tasks to team members
  • The ability to take client feedback and come back to client with suggestions of alternative/better ways of completing the request
  • A strong understanding of customer/user-focused design and functionality for eCommerce websites
  • An ability to debug websites and thoroughly test for issues/bugs
  • An ability to anticipate issues, identify future choke points, and work ahead of time to alleviate potential issues

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 3+ Years Experience as either a Developer or Project Manager for Developers

Plusses:

  • Agency experience is preferred but not required
  • Proficiency in JavaScript & PHP (preferred)
  • Mentoring and team-building skills
  • The ability to improve work flow and team-member efficiency by directing, training, assigning, scheduling, coaching members of the dev team
  • The ability to independently identify work process improvements
  • Experience working with large sites and high profile clients
  • Experience using Github

To apply, submit your resume, cover letter, as well as salary requirements to [email protected] 

Note that this is a full-time, in-house position. No recruiters or freelancers please.

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