Freelance Digital Project Manager / Producer

Trigger is looking for a mid-level Digital Producer  (freelance / contractor) with a passion for all things tech and excellent collaboration skills. Our ideal candidate is a detail-oriented problem solver who can lead both clients and internal teams with confidence and enthusiasm. In this role, you’ll be in the driver’s seat from start to finish on cutting-edge initiatives including: mobile apps, augmented and virtual reality experiences, games, sites, and prototypes, for an amazing roster of clients like Honda, LEGO, Lucasfilm, Sony Pictures and more. 
  • Lead a team of developers, designers, 3D artists and QA testers through the entire project life cycle using agile development methodologies 
  • Act as the main client contact for all project-related communication, building a strong relationship along the way 
  • Create and manage schedules, user stories, risk mitigation plans, scope and budget tracking, and other production-related items to ensure that your team stays on track to meet delivery and launch milestones 
  • Source and manage external partners, ensuring a clear transfer of project requirements and timeline and closely tracking progress for out-of-office teams 
  • Review contracts and author change orders that may arise 
  • Work well within a team of Producers, with a readiness to provide support on other projects as needed 
  • Experience leading the production of mobile apps or web-based initiatives with a budget of at least $50k 
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects and meet goals from both internal and client perspectives 
  • Understanding of Agile methodologies and ability to refine its use on a project-by-project basis 
  • Experience leading external teams, both local and overseas 
  • Sharp eye, keen attention to detail, and a high competency in both written and verbal communication 
  • Intuitive problem-solving skills to help with task prioritization and to lead your team in overcoming project roadblocks 
  • Ability to maintain team morale through enthusiasm, optimism, and authority in the face of challenges 
  • Average to above-average spatial reasoning for building LEGO sets 
  • A love for the intersection of tech, entertainment, toys, games, and pop culture 
  • Located near Sawtelle Blvd., where lunch is always walking distance to some of the best restaurants (especially ramen) in the city 
  • We keep a well-stocked snack and soda supply and fresh donuts (almost) every week to stay energized throughout the day 
  • We're often geeking about our opportunities to read movie scripts, see early film screenings, and handle super-secret prototype toys 
If you think you have what it takes, we’d love to hear from you. Please tell us a little bit about yourself and be sure to include your RESUME (cover letter is optional, but appreciated).