Web Development Project Manager / Agile Product Owner

Alaniz is a fast growing digital marketing and web development agency located in Marin County. We have a tight-knit team of senior professionals and we have big plans for where we want to take our agency.

Our web department is growing fast and we’re looking for a Web Development Project Manager or Agile Product Owner who can jump into a leadership role to help us build a killer team, scale the department, and continue to put out great work.

Key Responsibilities

Client Management – Work with clients to understand needs, set strategy, spec projects, set expectations, ensure project success and client happiness.

Agile/Scrum Project Management – Lead the client and the team through our agile development process. Run standups, review & retro, and planning meetings. Manage projects in Jira.

Implementation – Conduct initial discovery, set strategy, develop site plans, architecture, and wireframes. Guide the design and development of the site and direction of copy.  Roll up your sleeves, dive into a project, and help the team get things done when needed. Produce copy and assist with non-code intensive work in WordPress as needed. Oversee quality assurance and acceptance testing.

Team Oversight – Work with our in house team (strategy/design/development/content) and outside vendors to see project through to completion.

P&L Ownership – Be responsible for the profitability of the department and get rewarded for our efficiency, retention, and growth.

Requirements

Agency Experience Preferred – We’re looking for someone who has experience working in a customer facing role, preferably at an agency. Agile experience preferred, but not required.

Technology Stack – We work in the Atlassian Suite – Jira, Bitbucket, Hipchat, Gliffy. We build websites in WordPress and host with WPengine. We’re competent in many marketing platforms and do a lot of work in Hubspot, including COS websites. Being comfortable with the tools in our stack is a big plus!

Project Management + Implementation – We are looking for a project manager who can lead our projects from end to end, including planning, guidance of our design, development, and content teams, and jumping in to help finish projects as needed.  Coding skills are a plus, but not required.

Qualities – Positive, can-do attitude. Fun to work with and a great team member. Business savvy. Analytical. Adaptable. Strong writer.

Education – Bachelor’s degree or equivalent. CPO/CSM or other project management certification preferred. HubSpot Inbound Marketing or COS certification a plus.

Why work at Alaniz?

Join a Great Team – Everyone on our team is an amazing person. Everyone is highly talented and a top performer. We play as a team, collaborate, and learn from each other every day.

Work with Great Clients – Not only do we have great clients, but the work is interesting too, since we work across multiple industries and on a wide variety of different types of projects.

Be Agile – We’re a full agile shop. We converted a year ago and it’s revolutionized the way we do business, providing clear process and a scalable framework.

Go Inbound – Inbound gives us a results-oriented framework and guides our approach to marketing. We are a Hubspot Gold Partner and really helping our clients acquire more customers.

Grow Professionally – We’re committed to professional growth. Our team sits down for weekly catered lunch and learns and we formally reserve time in everyone’s schedule for structured professional development tracks.

Find Balance – We work hard, but everyone takes care of their part (we’re all adults here). And with that responsibility comes a great deal of flexibility and balance.

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