Pearlfisher is an independent brand design agency in London and New York.
We are a visionary group of Futurists, Strategists, Designers and Realisers.
By understanding, imagining and expressing change, we create simpler, lighter, more desirable ideas for the future. We design for life.
The number of digitally native brands is increasing and Pearlfisher continuously strives to strengthen the digital core of the companies we work for. We are looking for skilled creatives who can grow brand equity and build a seamless connection across all digital platforms.
The Digital Project Manager role is an exciting progression and growth opportunity for Pearlfisher. We work towards building and integrating digital design as a fully-fledged discipline alongside our other areas of expertise, inspiring new thinking and bringing new streams of commercial growth to our clients through digital design. This is an essential role at the forefront of Pearlfisher's business, working with our clients at a senior level to ensure profitable relationships and creatively excellent solutions.
You’ll be joining an ambitious, growing team of multidisciplinary creatives, where you’ll be instrumental in setting the direction for our more extensive client's digital platforms. You'll be working closely with the entire Pearlfisher team, ensuring a digital mindset is baked into the core of our partner brands.
We need you to
Join a talented and highly regarded Client Management team, championing and growing the digital capabilities outside of and within Pearlfisher.
Requiring the highest level of
Inspiring communication skills / Focus and clarity / Natural authenticity
You will show us that you have
Confidence in delivering compelling products and projects with an understanding of what it takes to orchestrate teams of different disciplines (strategy, creative, UX and technology).
Experience in managing a highly-efficient team where the morale is high and the energy is positive.
An independent and team spirit, open to evolving a digital mindset within the company.
A talent for seeing the patterns inherent in insight and data and the ability to understand, distill and confidently express the opportunities they present.
A keen interest and understanding of brands and consumer behaviour.
The ability to identify and harness business development opportunities.
Lead the project team, inspiring them to do their best work, and manage the creation of world-class products, delivering them on time and budget.
Be an expert in best-practice project management methodologies always commercially minded and with a passion for delivering innovative solutions.
Effectively monitor project health, under/overruns and investments. Encourage accountability and collaboration between teams to take ownership and deliver against targets.
Actively identify project risks and develop response/mitigation plans, providing resolution in case of blockages or deviations from planning baselines.
Lead scoping, estimation, scheduling and costing/pricing exercises of new projects and initiatives.
Co-direct highly effective, award-winning solutions with your teams and demonstrate ownership, passion and ability to deliver the highest level of creativity at every project stage while ensuring those around you do the same. Work that is bold, lucid and unexpected.
Collaborate closely with the wider digital team to ensure Pearlfisher maintains the highest design standards to deliver award-winning, influential work on every project.
Proactively share technology, user experience, and branding knowledge internally and externally at all stages of the design and realisation process with clients and their project teams.
Confidently present our digital expertise and represent our creative work in client presentations; this includes attending digital-driven new business and strategic developments conversations.
Build equitable partnerships with Director-level decision-makers.
Work in a connected, agile and imaginative way with the broader Pearlfisher team harnessing people management and leadership skills.
Demonstrate self-awareness and ability to communicate up and down both internally and externally.
Within one month, you’ll:
Complete our onboarding process.
Work alongside our Digital Director to fully understand the future vision for Pearlfisher’s digital service offer.
Work alongside our Strategy, Design, Visualisation and Technology team leads to learn the nuts and bolts of our offer.
Partake inductions with critical members of the wider Pearlfisher team.
Start working on client projects and participate in client development initiatives alongside the Digital Director and development teams.
Within three months, you’ll:
Be working independently on your projects.
Be building meaningful client relationships.
Understand our vision for the next 12 months and beyond.
Within six months, you’ll:
Be the first contact for many Digital requirements.
You will report to our Digital Director. The role will also involve close consultation with the Client Management, Business Development, Marketing & Communications, and other Pearlfisher teams.
We review applicants continuously, and we will hire when we find the right candidate.
We foster a welcoming, diverse and inclusive workplace culture where everyone is treated with respect and dignity.
Each of us thrives when everyone feels valued for who they are, regardless of gender, race, religion, social class, disability, sexual orientation or background. We leave no room for discrimination of any kind because we believe we have a unique opportunity and obligation to design more equitable ways of living and working.
As long as you have the experience required for the role, we welcome applications from all walks of life and these will be judged on talent, first and foremost.