Studio Manager Job at Beep! Digital | The Dots
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1 month ago
  • Level Senior
  • Professions Studio Manager, Project Manager, Production Coordinator, Operations Manager, Project Director
  • Type Full Time
  • Location Poole, United Kingdom

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About Beep!

Beep is a brand and marketing agency dedicated to the tech industry. Based in Poole, UK and Silicon Valley, USA, our team partner with some of the biggest technology brands around the world.
We're a fast-moving, global business, just like our clients. And we're hyperfocused on pushing the boundaries of design and technology to solve their biggest brand challenges. Our clients see us as a part of their team and we love helping them to change the world, whatever their mission.

The role

As Studio Manager at Beep, you'll manage and orchestrate our team of designers, developers and producers across multiple projects each day. You’ll become an integral part of how we create and deliver high-quality work on time and on budget. Working closely with the leadership team and Creative Director, you’ll prioritise and traffic our workload appropriately to ensure we never miss a beat.

This isn't your typical Studio Manager role. Our clients are ambitious technology businesses, so they work quickly and task us with new briefs on a weekly, sometimes daily, basis. There are numerous projects of varying sizes within the studio at any one time, so you'll need to be energised, excited and confident about handling a large volume of incoming and active projects for multiple clients.

This role will suit an experienced operations, resource or project manager who’s looking to work within a creative, challenging and fast-paced environment. Someone passionate about problem-solving, with excellent communication and decision-making skills.

What you'll do

  • Plan and efficiently manage the studio schedule, taking ownership of daily, weekly and monthly client tasks and projects
  • Co-ordinate internal teams and assign the appropriate resources and people to each deliverable, ensuring capacity is utilised for maximum profitability
  • Assess project risks, problem solve and come up with appropriate solutions
  • Oversee quality control, ensuring high delivery standards are maintained daily
  • Prioritise balancing deadlines, scope and budget to ensure consistent effective output
  • Liaise with account managers and our international clients, ensuring all parties are informed of progress and problems
  • Lead our daily traffic meeting to assess projects, resources and workload, and identify roadblocks
  • Work with the Directors to optimise the team’s efficiency by setting up effective systems and scalable processes
  • Collate and maintain regular status reports for key projects
  • Initiate new jobs for clients. Close and archive inactive jobs with structured file storage

The tools you’ll use

  • Monday
  • Timely
  • Slack
  • Google Workspace
  • Office 365

What you'll bring

  • 2+ years’ experience managing a busy studio
  • Knowledge of project management software; ideally Monday similar
  • Familiarity with optimising systems and processes
  • Confidence working with numbers, spreadsheets and gantt charts
  • Strong organisational and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to make informed decisions quickly and prioritise
  • Exceptional communications skills and confidence managing people
  • Ability to flex when briefs change and goalposts move
  • Capacity to thrive within a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to take ownership of your own development, so you stay on top of your game
  • Growth mindset and energetic attitude

Some of the perks

  • Attend prestigious tech/design events
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Remote working
  • Regular team events
  • Performance reviews and rewards
  • Pension scheme

You’ll be joining a great team of Beeple. We’re committed, driven, and down to earth – there’s no BS here. This really is an amazing opportunity to become an integral part of something special.

Skills Required

  • Studio Management
  • Studio Co-ordination
  • Project Co-ordination
  • Schedule Management
  • Quality Control
  • Communication Skills
  • Decision-making
  • Team Coordination
  • Reporting
  • Project Management