Multimedia Producer

  • 565 Rue de la Commune O, Montréal, QC H3C 5X5, Canada
  • Full-time

Company Description

Astucemedia is an international well-established organization offering turnkey creative and software solutions integrating real-time data with graphics engines to produce top-of-the-line visual packages. Our graphics offering includes augmented reality, video walls, virtual sets, interactive panels, full/partial-screen overlays for various digital platforms including television. With its proprietary Data Platform software engine Astucemedia established itself as a leader in various domains such as finance, sports and elections. Our clientele counting Disney/ABC News, NBC Universal, Fox Sports, CBS Sports, NFL Network, BNN Bloomberg, CBC, Sky News Arabia, Al Arabiya, Dubai TV, The Media Majlis Museum rely on our expertise to deliver immersive experiences for Times Square, TV networks, sports venues, and museums. Our team consisting of talented media artists and software developers, is seeking new talent with passion, drive and innovative ideas!

Job Description

Astucemedia is expanding and looking for a Multimedia Project Manager to join the team in its Montreal headquarters located in Cité du Multimedia. 

The Multimedia Project Manager is responsible for managing concurrent projects for timely delivery of quality deliverables while performing appropriate scope management. She/he will be responsible for the overall timeline, quality, documenting/managing issues and risks, and communicating project status to internal/external project stakeholders and upper management. She/he is responsible for the overall management of assigned projects and is the key person thoroughly involved in every step of the way, from project conception to operations hand off. This position requires strong leadership, excellent communication, “hands-on” project management skills, proficiency in motivating and leading others, through vision, strategic positioning, and leadership characteristics. 

The Multimedia Project Manager works closely with the CTO and Creative Director to deliver high-quality software and graphic solutions. 

In summary, acting as the single point of contact, she/he facilitates the definition of the scope and takes projects from concept through the final deployment. 

  • Assist in pre-sales for evaluating/planning effort and creating Statement of Work
  • Outline detail deliverables associated to service proposals and contracts
  • Develops detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, budgets
  • Determine and assess resource requirements, identify and analyze available resources (in-house teams, freelancers) for the realization of the project
  • Coordinates internal/external resources and third parties/vendors
  • Develops plan and is responsible for the overall quality of deliverables
  • Manages project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, tracks progress and scope
  • Conducts project meetings, publishes minutes and follows up on action items
  • Creates and maintains project documentation including weekly status reports 
  • Manages the integration of third-party tasks, tracks effort and reviews deliverables
  • Anticipates issues and proactively takes initiative to find solutions to problems
  • Assess risks and develops contingency plan with the help of the Management team
  • Prevent, monitor, document and escalate scope creep
  • Breaks projects into measurable milestones and tracks progress against baseline
  • Conduct and document project retrospective in collaboration with the team
  • Plan and release milestones billing while ensuring payment follow-up
  • Participate in the standardization of project management tools and procedures

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in project management, administration, computer science or other related domain
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as Project Manager of several concurrent projects utilizing waterfall and agile methodologies
  • Certification in Project Management (PMP preferably)
  • Strong writing skills
  • Experience in writing and reviewing contract terms and conditions
  • Capacity to travel abroad including to the Middle East (around 30%)
  • Experience in software development
  • Strong interpersonal and collaborative problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Analytical in nature with strong problem-solving skills
  • Reliable and professional with a customer service mindset
  • Ability to create a cohesive team environment which motivates to deliver
  • Effective facilitation skills for participatory decision-making
  • Works well under pressure
  • Proficiency in MS Projects, Excel, PowerPoint
  • ASSETS
  • A great fit with our company vision and values
  • Entrepreneurial and leadership qualities
  • Experience with Broadcast design, gaming or interactive media
  • Interest in data visualization with a good understanding of real-time graphics (Unity, Unreal, Ventuz, Vizrt, Ross/Xpression)

 

Additional Information

BENEFITS AND PERKS

  • Competitive salary
  • RRSP matching
  • Travel premiums
  • Annual performance bonus
  • Regular team activities
  • Startup vibe (casual dress code, espresso machine, Foosball and gadgets)
  • Located in the heart of Old Montreal
  • International opportunities