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Associate Creative Resource Manager

Try new things. Influence processes. Do work you can be proud of.  Be an Associate Resource Manager (aka Associate Creative Resource Manager or Associate Resourcing Manager) at Fluid!

At Fluid we work to live, not live to work. Taking risks and doing new things is core to what we do. We think great ideas can come from anyone, regardless of role or level. You are not defined by your job description.  We are a team of generalists and value flexibility and adaptability. If you want to partner with high-profile brands and directly impact a product, then this is the place for you. Most importantly, if you believe that the people make a great company; then this is definitely the place for you!

The Role

The Resource Manager will lead the creative, technical, delivery and implementation team by partnering closely with department and/or project leads to manage and allocate project resources from inception to final delivery of projects.  You will be accountable for developing and overseeing all steps and proactively guide projects through the internal tools.   You are able to speak to all levels within Fluid as well as externally.  You are able to handle multiple tasks, work with tight deadlines and under pressure.  This position may be based in Oakland, CA or New York, NY.
 

The Team

You will be working with talented designers, engineers, project managers and engagement managers.  Egos are not part of our culture. We support each other while having fun and getting $h*t done.  Individuals are self-motivated, proactive and action-based. We take pride in the work we do and the solutions we provide our customers.

Responsibilities

  • Resource management for design, technology, delivery and implementation teams
  • Partner with department leads and senior leadership to provide a holistic view of resource allocation and create plans to address resource shortages
  • Schedule and lead internal weekly resourcing meetings
  • Effectively plan for and manage workflow and resources for both immediate and long term projects
  • Source, hire and develop a freelance bench of talent including creative, technology, delivery and implementation
  • Review existing processes and procedures and develop plans for optimization
  • Seek out and foster partnerships with appropriate vendors/external resources to effectively manage the final production of client work as needed
  • Work with department leads to audit, recommend and improve workflow.
  • Understand team dynamics; facilitate agency process and increase productivity; coming up with ideas to help us run more smoothly

Qualifications

  • 6 mo+ years in related resource management (or project management, account management, studio director) experience with a design or advertising agency
  • Ability to plan ahead - regularly review, forecast and re-forecast your project resource needs
  • Ability to navigate high-pressure situations, identify problems + solutions, and escalate as needed
  • Experience in management of multiple levels of creative talent
  • Possess strong attention to detail and outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • BA or relevant experience

Feeling Perky?

  • Benefits 
  • Competitive salaries
  • Flexible time off program
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Paid sick days
  • Medical, dental & vision insurance
  • Company paid life and disability insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (health care & childcare)
  • 401k
  • Apple MacBooks
  • Employee discount program
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • Company social events
  • Company volunteer days
  • Much more..

About Fluid

Fluid delivers award-winning customized digital solutions by transforming global businesses through innovative customer experience. Our work for world-class customers like The North Face, Fender, Michael Kors, Puma, Vans and many others spans consumer experiences across the web, social and mobile. Brands and retailers tap our unique combination of strategic consulting, design, development services to delight and engage today’s digitally savvy consumers, while building engagement, increasing brand loyalty and driving conversions.

Fluid is based in both Oakland and New York.  This position is based in our SoHo office in New York City.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume to http://www.fluid.com/careers.  We will review submissions and contact you if there is a suitable match.

EOE/AA/M/F/V/D

Fluid does not accept resumes from independent recruiters or persons other than the applicant via Fluid.com. Fluid therefore does not recognize any claim for recruiting, referral or any other fees arising out of applicants engaged or hired by Fluid with respect to resumes received via Fluid.com. By submitting a resume to Fluid via Fluid.com, you acknowledge that you are aware of Fluid’s policy and unconditionally waive any and all recruiting, referral or any other fees based on such submission.

 

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