We're hiring

Project manager

This is your chance to join a well-established digital design agency and manage design and digital projects from conception and design to development and implementation. This role is based in Wellington.

The role will see you leading and collaborating with creative, strategy and engineering teams to produce amazing digital design. You’ll facilitate teams to create the stunning work Chrometoaster is known for. You’ll happily take responsibility, seek consensus and make decisions so you can find solutions quickly and with confidence.

The person we’re looking for will be energetic and driven and have experience in creating large and small scale user-centred digital experiences, and a track record of successfully working in collaborative teams.

We are a high performing team and this role is core to our success. We are looking for someone who is committed to being a deeply involved ‘owner’ of projects, someone who our clients like, trust, respect, and who is invested in our client’s success. There is an amount of Account Management within the role where you will develop strong and trust-based relationships through your proven delivery experience, knowledge, and great communication skills.

This role will include maintaining the quality of many of the websites we have already built and managing and delivering on our service level agreements.

As a core part of the team you’ll:

Orchestrate people, processes and deliverables, across a number of cross-discipline projects — all the while focusing on quality

Manage client expectations, schedules, budgets, assets and scope

Work closely with clients to really understand their business and users

Be hands-on — conceptualising and collaborating with the entire design team

Work with our designers to size projects

Get to see you and your team's work making a difference out there in the world

We’re looking for:

A problem solver with proven ability to lead design and digital projects from concept to completion

A holistic thinker who can balance business and user requirements

Experience in user-centred design methodologies

A person with great interpersonal skills, who is able to communicate with clarity and, at times, under pressure

Someone who enjoys debate, and is also a fantastic listener

A highly-motivated and proactive attitude

Years of industry experience

Experience with Agile, or in an iterative environment would be beneficial — note though, we don’t run pure Agile; we have our own approach that blends Agile with Design Thinking/Co-design practices

A thorough understanding of website and application design, development and deployment

Experience with open source web technologies, such as SilverStripe

Delivering work on the Government’s CWP platform

Experience with design and UX projects

We offer:

Flexible and family-friendly working hours and conditions

Projects that make a difference in people’s lives

A talented team to learn from and contribute to

A working environment that is relaxed, friendly and fun

A competitive salary package

Sound like you?

Take a look around to get a sense of the work we do. You'll see a lot of design-led, beautifully engineered, public good, education and civic-oriented projects. We like creating things that make a difference.

If this sounds like you, please contact Nina Spence, Managing Director.