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Project Manager (Digital Greetings)

Date: Jul 7, 2019

Location: Santa Monica, CA, US, 90403

Company: Hallmark

 

Hallmark Labs is a subsidiary of Hallmark Cards, Inc based in Santa Monica, California.
We currently operate two digital subscription services, Hallmark Movies Now and
Hallmark eCards, as well as ongoing initiatives in personalized, print-on-demand
greeting cards.  We are a diverse team of innovators, creators and influencers
leveraging Hallmark’s deep experience in creating meaningful connections and
progressing it into the digital age with cutting-edge technology.
Are you great at what you do and passionate about your work?  Are you honest and
accountable?
Are you a self- motivated, go-getter that likes to have fun?
If so, you are in the right place.

 reqid: 27560 

Project Manager for Digital Greetings

Hallmark Labs is looking for a Project Manager to join its Product team in Santa Monica, CA. Reporting to the Director of Project Management. This position's primary responsibility is to oversee the technical deployment of cross-platform product initiatives as well as to scope out the technical feasibility of web and cross-platform product initiatives during the early stages of product development.
 

What we're looking for...

You're someone who thrives on bringing successful products to market.  You might have worked at large top name companies, but you prefer small nimble companies with tight knit cross-functional teams that focus on getting stellar products to market quickly. You have the skills and experience, but you still love to learn - and you want to work with super talented folks to build great products.

 

The ideal candidate will have an in-depth understanding of Agile software development methodologies, web and mobile application development, web and application programming languages and project management best practices.  Allowing for effective management of multiple concurrent projects. As part of your role, you will:

 

  • Drive effective scrum ceremonies including daily scrum, backlog grooming, sprint planning, demos and retrospectives
  • Track and distributing relevant metrics and reports periodically to show team progress and velocity
  • Develop and Execute project plans to deliver complex technology projects
  • Coordinate with multiple offshore and onshore development teams
  • Identify, understand, and track impediments; help remove them and drive improvements to optimize how the team works
  • Manage risks, scope, cost, schedule, and quality. Ensure any changes are documented and approved with project change request forms
  • Communicate with regularity project status with stakeholders
  • Act as a mediator between stakeholders and project team members

 

Required qualifications:

  • 2 or more years professional project management experience with online, mobile, and/or OTT products
  • Experience working closely with developers to complete software development projects using Agile methodology
  • Experience being on multiple Scrum teams in a variety of different contexts
  • 2 or more years professional experience using Atlassian (JIRA, Confluence) agile tools to measure team productivity and provide reporting
  • Experience managing external stakeholders and vendors
  • Demonstrable professional experience managing multiple concurrent projects, in a fast-paced working environment
  • 2 or more years professional experience using project management software such as OmniPlan or Microsoft Project

 

Preferred qualifications:

  • One or more related certifications such as Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), Project Management Professional (PMP), PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)
  • 2 or more years experience as Scrum Master/Agile Project Manager especially in large programs involving multiple scrum teams
  • Strong & demonstrated knowledge of web development technologies (JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, etc.)
  • Experience with cloud-based environments is desired
  • BS/MS in computer science, engineering, or information technology (or equivalent) preferred

 

 

This is a progressive role that will be filled at the level based on the skills and experience of the selected candidate. Please include a portfolio/link displaying clear evidence of the elements listed above, if necessary. Be prepared to explain your contribution, process and rationale for the projects you show.

 

To be considered for this position you must also show how you meet the Basic Qualifications of the job in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields.  Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.  Individual file size attachment limit is 10 MB.

 

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.

 

 

 

 

 

LIVE WELL:
Excellent medical benefits
401(k) match up to 5%
Life insurance policy for every employee, at no cost
Fitness reimbursement
Cell phone and home internet reimbursement
Carpool and parking pass cash-out program
Generous maternity/paternity leave
Employee assistance programs


REFUEL:
Fully stocked kitchen with fresh fruit and delicious snacks and beverages
Monthly catered lunches
Soft serve machine 24/7
Great eateries close by, oh, and we’re near the beach!


WORK HAPPY:
Massage chairs and bicycles
Onsite free parking
Company events
Flexible PTO
Flexible work hours/work from home
Professional development
Education reimbursement

Hallmark Labs is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.

 


Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

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