Senior Project Manager (NOC 5121–Technical Writer / Technical Requirements Documentation Specialist) - Vancouver | iamota | | 10/09/15
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Senior Project Manager (NOC 5121–Technical Writer / Technical Requirements Documentation Specialist) full-time

Location: Vancouver
Salary: $90,000/year
Company Name: iamota ()
Category: Copywriting / Writing
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Position: Senior Project Manager

Employment term: Full Time, Permanent Position

Wage: $90,000/year + benefits (Extended Medical, Disability, Dental and Mobile Phone reimbursement for work use) + 3 weeks vacation

Location: 142-1020 Mainland Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 2T4 Canada


We’re iamota – a full service digital agency based in Yaletown. We’re hiring an experienced Senior Project Manager to join our team. The Senior Project Manager reports to the Director of Production, and works collaboratively with team members across disciplines to deliver remarkable digital experiences for people across all screens.


On a day-to-day basis, you will need to be capable of meeting/exceeding these responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for the flawless execution of projects from concept to completion, delivering projects on time and on budget
  • Utilize your crystal clear verbal and written communication skills
  • Show that you are a true team collaborator with the ability to work independently and self-start
  • Produce accurate project estimates, and manage project budgets and timelines to ensure the quality of all client deliverables
  • Ability to write detailed and descriptive technical and functional requirements documents
  • Assess and mitigate risk, control project requirements, control scope and change management issues
  • Control project profitability
  • Schedule, monitor and report on activities related to the project
  • Manage production, including design development, copy deck development, programming and quality assurance
  • Manage project team: both internal and external resources
  • Execute competitive analysis, research, content audits
  • Work with clients to obtain required assets
  • Present for client approval at all appropriate stages of strategy, creative and technical production
  • Obtain internal approvals at all appropriate stages of strategy, creative and technical production
  • Identify client opportunities
  • Meet with the Director of Client Solutions on a regular basis to flag project / client issues and recommend new opportunities to help select clients achieve their goals


  • Minimum 8 years experience in a full service digital agency environment, managing projects such as responsive cross device (smartphone, tablet, desktop) websites, large ecommerce websites, social media campaigns and strategy, mobile applications and content strategy
  • Detailed technical and functional document writing experience is a must
  • Experience managing projects with budgets in excess of $500k
  • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and proactively on behalf of clients
  • Experience leading collaborative working sessions with clients and stakeholders to define project requirements and document those requirements
  • Experience in documenting detailed creative and functional briefs
  • Experience in documenting user interface guides and developer guides
  • Exceptional time management and organizational skills is a must
  • Direct experience working with project management tools, Gantt chart timelines (e.g. Microsoft Project or Merlin), project estimating, technical and functional document writing, and knowledge of SEO and Google Analytics is required
  • Working experience with Wordpress content management system, Magento Enterprise platform and Jira workflow issue and bug-tracking software is required.


Make our clients’ lives easier,

Execute profitable projects to a high level of quality, and

Provide solutions to new challenges


In addition to working with the smart and passionate people that make up the iamota team, we offer a competitive compensation package and top-tier benefits . As a member of the team, you’ll be working in a casual atmosphere punctuated by cat memes, animated gifs, conversational #hashtags, breakout nerf basketball tournaments and beer Fridays, and you’ll be situated in the vibrant neighbourhood of Yaletown.

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1020 Mainland Street Vancouver, BC, V6B 2T4
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