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Internal Application: IT Project Manager - Product

Together Labs | Redwood City, CA | Full Time

Job Description

IT Project Manager- Product

Redwood City, CA


Together Labs (formerly IMVU) is seeking an experienced IT Project Manager to drive projects, move teams forward, and keep teams accountable for deliverables. This person will work closely with Engineering leads, Developers, Product Owners, and cross-functional teams to deliver products and projects according to company goals. The Project Manager is an integral role to ensure IT and Operations teams continue to facilitate our company success and deliver on our commitments while keeping in mind best practices and process improvements.


Responsibilities:

  • Manage concurrent IT and Operations projects and priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Create appropriate project plans and schedules to support company infrastructure and product delivery while meeting overall business objectives

  • Identify cross-functional (e.g. Engineering, QA, Product) dependencies and collaborate with other project management teams to resolve them

  • Follow and/or scale company‚Äôs established project management processes to improve team efficiency and synergy with dependent teams

  • Track progress, identify issues, and mitigate risks throughout the project lifecycle

  • Communicate plans, status, issues, and changes to stakeholders

  • Generate timely and accurate status reports and project updates to be communicated throughout the organization

  • Facilitate meetings, drive team participation and group decisions

  • Balance limited resources and prioritize with an ROI-focused mindset

  • Lead by example to create and nurture collaboration, communication and team excellence

Qualifications:

  • 3+ years experience managing internal development teams, roadmaps or projects within a B2C, internet, social or gaming industries

  • Understands Software Development Life Cycle, both waterfall and Agile

  • Exhibits strong problem-solving and organizational skills

  • Results and detail-oriented and has the ability to get things done in a fluid and fast-paced environment

  • Highly motivated, a self-starter, creative, and all-around smart thinker

  • Able to work well on a cross functional team

  • Able to get along, motivate, and build relationships with team members of different personality types

  • Capable of balancing time effectively across many different tasks while not losing track of details or falling behind on deadlines

  • IT or Ops experience is a plus

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Solid reporting and documentation skills

  • Experience with Agile and Scrum Methodologies

  • Extensive knowledge with JIRA administration

  • Experience using Trello, Confluence, Zeplin, Figma, Google Suite, Slack, Zoom

  • PMP, PMI, Certified Scrum Master, ACP desired


ABOUT US

Together Labs innovates technologies that empower people worldwide to connect, create and earn in virtual worlds. Our mission is to redefine social media as a catalyst for authentic human connection through the development of a family of products grounded in this core value. These include: IMVU, the world's largest friendship discovery and social platform; VCOIN, the first regulatory-approved transferable digital currency; and WithMe, an upcoming mobile platform built on insights from the science of friendship. For more information, please visit https://togetherlabs.com/

Founded in 2004 and based in the heart of Silicon Valley, Together Labs is led by a team that's dedicated to pioneering the virtual reality industry. Together Labs is backed by venture investors Menlo Ventures, Allegis Capital, Bridgescale Partners and Best Buy Capital.

Together Labs (formerly IMVU) has been recognized frequently as Best Place to Work in the Silicon Valley.


HOW TO APPLY

  • Please familiarize yourself with our products and feel free to try out our core product at https://www.imvu.com/

Together Labs is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all roles without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.