Senior project manager

London (Central), London (Greater)
Cometitive Salary
16 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Acrylicize is hiring a senior project manager to join its firm in London.

Come and join Acrylicize, a multidisciplinary creative studio. We blend art, design and branding to create experiences that connect people with spaces. Our projects are defined by a devotion to craft and narrative, championing art’s enduring ability to tell powerful stories that connect us with our environments.

We are looking for an experienced senior project manager to look after our clients and the logistics of our exciting projects, from initial briefing through to installation. You will work very closely with the managing director and projects director. Travel may be required from time-to-time.

Main responsibilities:

  • act as main point of contact for clients from conception through to after-sales care
  • deliver projects within agreed budget and deadlines
  • create costing documents for clients including estimates, quotes, and finalised fee agreements
  • manage multiple projects at anytime on a range of budgets
  • work closely with suppliers to negotiate and agree prices
  • continuously update managing director and projects director on all budget related issues
  • keep project team updated on key deliverables and progress
  • work closely with projects director to resource design time to team
  • work closely with creatives to advise on how projects can be executed in terms of materiality and techniques
  • source materials, products, and props for projects
  • coordinate site visits and communicate information to the internal team.
  • oversee installations on site
  • act as the main point of communication for clients, suppliers and collaborators

Required skills:

  • an education in the design field
  • proven experience delivering projects in the design industry at a range of scales and across multiple disciplines
  • experience handling accounts and dealing directly with clients
  • prior project management related experience is preferable
  • experience working with relatively large production budgets up to £500,000
  • excellent organisational skills
  • fantastic written and verbal communication skills
  • a passion for quality in every endeavour
  • a hunger to constantly improve the studio’s output
  • a good knowledge of InDesign and CAD software

A bit about our benefits:

  • 25 days holiday plus eight days bank holiday
  • 4% matching contributory pension scheme (three months in)
  • private medical insurance (six months in)
  • team lunches every two to three weeks
  • drinks every Friday afternoon
  • a whole host of team social activities