Digital Projects Manager

Full-time at Modelcraft Group in Riyadh, KSA

The Digital Project Manager is responsible for overseeing the delivery of digital media production projects including animations, motion graphics, interactive applications and projection shows. Ensuring all deliverables are created to the quality and standards required by the client and Modelcraft management.

You must be able to demonstrate experience in working with a wide range of digital media. The ideal candidate will have worked as a 3D Artist/Animator or VFX/Motion Graphics Artist and moved up in to project management through professional development. A basic knowledge of AutoCAD and Adobe Photoshop will be required as you will be collecting technical references.

The ideal candidate will have good knowledge of traditional and digital production skills and have experience of a full project life cycle. You must be a real creative thinker and able to work independently to manage our production teams that span multiple continents and several time zones.

Experience in managing a remote production resource and a working knowledge of the processes, issues, communication considerations and methodology of supervising it effectively would be highly advantageous.

The digital department produces a wide variety of digital media and experience with projection mapping, Unity, AR, VR, Kinect, 3D displays and holographics are highly desirable. An understanding of technical interactive development is not required but would be desirable.

An understanding of industry standard formal project management methodologies and software would be advantageous.

You must be able to understand how to work with tight budgets and short deadlines both within a team environment and individually. A knowledge of delivering projects in Saudi Arabia and the wider GCC is also important.

You will be pro-active, good at solving problems and have the ability to work well with a diverse team of professionals with nationalities of all types.

You will be punctual, presentable, self-motivated and able to communicate effectively. This is not a 9 – 5 job and you must be willing to do whatever is required to deliver a project on time

The principal duties and responsibilities of the Digital Projects Manager are as follows, but are not limited to:

01. Project Management
Analyze a project brief and break it down using our project programming methodology in to organized deliverables for our producers and creative directors to work with
Produce and maintain schedules for all digital aspects of a project
Work to ISO 9001 standards making sure our certification is upheld at audit and ensuring all production resources use the correct documentation and forms required
Maintain folder structure on our storage servers and assist the IT team in performing regular backups
Have excellent English and Arabic communication skills to be able to communicate effectively with management and production resources all over the world
Procure digital assets from stock websites using the Modelcraft procurement process and documentation
Maintain the digital asset library on our storage servers
Collect reference material(s) from clients and ensure all project teams receive the materials required to deliver a project

02. Communication
Communicating effectively and regularly with the senior management ensuring they are aware of all project related statuses and issues

03. General
Occasionally attend training, meetings, conferences or other client or corporate based events as required.
 Other duties which may reasonably arise.

• BA/BSc graduate with major in the Digital Media or any related field.

• Several years’ experience as an Digital Project Manager, or as a senior digital media production professional, ready to move in to management.

• AutoCAD & Adobe Photoshop

• 3DS Max
• Adobe Illustrator / After Effects / Premiere


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Published at February 19, 2018
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