Project Manager – Digital Story Telling

Posted Date: September 4, 2019

About the Company

At Meow Wolf we pride ourselves in our culture, it is the glue that holds us all together. Here at Meow Wolf we are radically inclusive, highly collaborative, and passionate about creating mind-blowing immersive experiences. People who work at Meow Wolf have an opportunity to make dreams come true - both creatively and professionally. We are building a team of talented individuals to carry the Meow Wolf experience into the future. We want you to be part of that team.

Job Description

Meow Wolf is seeking an experienced project manager to join a cross-functional team that is building new and amazing enhancements to the Meow Wolf experience. The ideal candidate will have a history of working with experience design and product teams with a proven track record of successfully managing multiple projects at once. Experience driving cross-functional teams is an absolute must. We are building next generation products and experiences that integrate into the broader Meow Wolf ecosystem, and we need someone who is passionate about bringing these new experiences to life using forward-thinking project management methodologies.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher education
  • Minimum of 5 years experience managing the work product of development and/or design teams
  • Experience using tools like JIRA to manage a product backlog and generate project reports
  • Thorough understanding of project management fundamentals through both study and practice
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to manage and lead a diverse team of creative and technical contributors
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage deeply nested sets of requirements and dependencies
  • High level of technical literacy, the ability to both manage and generally understand technical requirements
  • Strong writing and presentation skills, the ability to hold a room and present materials to multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to adopt new pieces of software to achieve job responsibilities

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage project constraints at all times, finding balance between the team’s capacity, feature priority, schedule, budget, risk, and overall value
  • Manage the performance of cross-functional teams to continuously deliver new experience designs, platform and application features, and content
  • Collaborate with project owners and other stakeholders to manage relationships with external partners and vendors
  • Track and report project budget, status, and team performance in near-real-time
  • Organize and run daily stand-ups that are short, effective, and fun
  • Collaborate with stakeholders and team members to generate user stories and technical requirements that clearly communicate design intent and user needs, along with relevant acceptance criteria
  • Conduct regular backlog grooming and sprint planning exercises in collaboration with the team and project stakeholders
  • Collaborate with our digital team to plan and conduct user research and organize cross functional workshops with project stakeholders and team members
  • Contribute to the overall happiness and health of the team, help keep the vibe alive!

Time Commitment

Full Time

Location

Business Unit

Benefits

Full-time employees receive the following benefits:

  • Paid time off
  • Health Insurance
  • Free gym membership (Santa Fe only)
  • 2 classes per semester at Santa Fe Community College
  • As a rapidly growing company, our benefits will be expanding and a more comprehensive package is soon to follow.

This is an opportunity to become a part of a dynamic and collaborative culture, a beacon of creativity and community in the global economy. Meow Wolf employees are given the space to be expressive, creative and effective. Unlike a traditional corporate setting, this produces an environment where no job is too low for anyone and no ambition too high.