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Project Manager - Creative Agency

Salary £30,000 - £35,000
Location South East, Berkshire
Job Type Permanent
Size Under 20
Job overview
We're working with a leading animation & design studio. They're looking for an organised and approachable Project Manager, ideally with an interest in film/animation, to join their team in Berkshire.

If you’re interested in Project Manager graduate jobs in Berkshire and you want to work for a full-service animation and production studio – this Project Manager job could be for you!

Company profile

In this Project Manager graduate job, you will be joining a fantastic design, animation and production studio with offices in London and Berkshire. They create incredible designs for a range of businesses – and with clients like Disney, Unilever and Hollywood Records on their books, they are making huge waves in the world of animation. As they continue to expand their business, the studio is on the hunt for a personable Project Manager to support their marketing team and assist them as they grow.

Job description

In this Project Manager graduate job, you will be reporting directly to the company's Directors and will managing client work from start to finish, ensuring projects run smoothly and seamlessly within timescales and budget. You will have the opportunity to work alongside world class creative talent to help produce animated broadcast commercials, business communications and brand films for some of the world’s largest organisations. This is the perfect opportunity for a graduate with some previous project / production management experience to take the next step in their career at a top creative agency.

Key responsibilities

In this Project Manager graduate job, your responsibilities will include:

  • Building upon existing production processes to ensure efficiency of animation projects
  • Producing detailed plans to ensure that the client and creative team understand the goals and deadlines associated with each animation project
  • Liaising with the client and working with scriptwriters, artists, animators and the Creative Director to ensure that their progress with tasks is on schedule.
  • Managing animation projects to ensure they stay within timescales and budget, alongside flagging issues before they occur
  • Sourcing appropriate voiceover artists, music and sound effects whilst ensuring licensing clearance
  • Presenting work to clients for sign-off and producing clear weekly status reports
  • Archiving completed projects, ensuring all steps have been completed

Job requirements

  • A 2.1 degree from a good university
  • A passion for film and animation
  • Experience working in a production driven environment
  • Someone organised, methodical and good at delegating
  • Exceptional communication and client management skills
  • Calm, approachable and personable under pressure and when working to tight deadlines
  • An impeccable eye for detail!
  • A team player!
  • Enthusiastic and positive attitude towards work

Benefits of the job

  • A competitive starting salary of between 30,000 - 35,000
  • The chance to work with likeminded individuals in a dynamic and motivated team
  • A fun and sociable working environment
  • The opportunity to develop your project management and account management skills and take autonomy for your work

Looking for project management graduate jobs in Berkshire, and want to work for one of the UK’s coolest design and animation companies? If you’ve got some project management experience under your belt, apply for this Project Manager job in Berkshire today!

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