Sample Job Description for Creative Project Manager

These sample job description templates for the position of Creative Project Manager will help you prepare your own JD for this position.

Sample Job Description 1:

Job Title: Creative Project Manager

Location of the Job: Greenwood Village, CO 80111

Years of Experience: 1+ to 3 Years

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

Job Summary:

Manages the timelines and deliverables of creative production projects through the use of project management software and collaborative processes.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Proof and identify issues pre- and post-launch. Perform QA and test functionality to ensure that applications, features, links and other functions are performing as designed.
  • Lead project status meetings internally and cross-functionally. Create agendas, take notes and follow up on action items. Ensure that such meetings are structured and that the purpose and objectives are clear.
  • Communicate project status clearly and frequently with stakeholders and project team, as well as with external vendors. Collaborate and negotiate with the team and manage overall expectations.
  • Facilitate internal creative reviews, serving as the single point of contact for feedback and coordination for the team, as well as driving conflicts to optimal resolution.
  • Identify dependencies, issues and mitigate risk throughout the project lifecycle; adjust plans based on the changing needs of the business and load-balance schedules and resources accordingly.
  • Ensure that projects are launched on time and within scope and budget. Drive deliverables internally, cross-functionally and with external partners.
  • Develop detailed, clear and realistic project plans, estimates and schedule. Document project requirements. Identify and coordinate team resource requirements and deliverables.

Position Requirements:

  • A working knowledge of print production processes and techniques (artwork, pre-press, printing) and creative computer skills such as Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills required
  • Advanced project management abilities
  • Thorough understanding of the studio/graphic arts process
  • Team oriented and collaborative
  • Must be detail oriented and have at least 6 years of related experience working as Traffic Manager or related role
  • Bachelor’s degree

Sample Job Description 2:

Company: _____________________

Job Title: Creative Project Manager

Location of the Job: Conshohocken, PA 19428

Job Type: Full Time Employee

Job Description:

Tiny Prints is looking for a Creative Project Manager to join our Creative Department.​ The candidate will be responsible for supporting the Creative Department in developing and managing projects.​

Position Requirements:

  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat, Microsoft Office and some project management software.​
  • 3-5 years work experience as a producer or project manager in an agency or internal creative department.​
  • 4 year degree.​
  • Experience with email marketing.​
  • Understanding of print and web technology (4 color printing process, html, css, standard compliant coding).​
  • Experience with some type of project management software or system for scheduling and tracking projects.​
  • Experience with managing print and online projects in a fast pace environment.​

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Access Advantage system to provide PO number to those associates who need them
  • Writing all purchase orders prior to authorizing any production, including costs (or estimated cost range)
  • Providing chronology of dates for each step of the developmental process to ensure that deadlines are met and that jobs may be tracked
  • Working with the creative team to find the separator, printer, paper, inks, etc. as appropriate to each job
  • Ascertaining in a timely manner the best price/vendor for each specific job and working with each vendor to produce the job in the most efficient and cost-effective manner
  • Estimating costs, securing bids, supervising production of final film/printed materials and shipping to their final destination
  • Identify time management issues and proactively work with team members to address
  • Partners with Client vendors
  • Partners with Creative Coordinator to manage staffing/utilization to match estimates and timelines
  • Responsible for proactively building and maintaining strong relationships with clients including production peers and client vendors

Salary: Salary commensurate with experience.​

Contact Information:

[Contact Person]

Phone: ______________________

Fax: ________________________

E-mail: ______________________