Technical Project Manager

| Greater LA Area
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Talespin is building the platform to transform talent development and skill alignment for the future of work. Our spatial computing products deliver a new standard for learning and workforce data, empowering organizations and individuals to make better talent and career decisions. We’re looking for an experienced Technical Project Manager to join our team in Los Angeles and drive our mission to transform the way humans learn, work and collaborate. 


The Technical Project Manager will oversee deliverables across multiple projects and departments by setting project timelines, identifying milestones, monitoring and summarizing the progress of projects, and identifying and managing risks. In the first few months, the main function is to serve as a liaison between our Live Operations and Engineering teams to manage project plans, build and enhance processes, and launch/implement solutions. 


In this role you will: 

  • Work with Leads, Production Managers, Product Owners, and Vendors to establish key milestones, resources, and dates
  • Serve as the main point of contact for kick-off and status meetings by scheduling, attending, and participating and following-up with materials
  • Ensure clear communication among the teams, other departments and stakeholder by providing weekly status reports and updates as needed
  • Identify issues and risks to delivery of successful implementation and coordinate development action plans to resolve issues and remove impediments
  • Provide oversight and/or input into the overall implementation project plan that will align technical deliverables with overall project and company goals
  • Manage heavy scheduling and coordination for gathering assets, requirements, and launch details across multiple departments
  • Manage data migrations and technical efforts with an understanding of APIs, core application development, and back-end and front-end systems
  • Develop a process for maintaining and distributing equipment to internal and external clients
  • Develop and a streamlined approval process for internal stakeholders and Fortune 500 clients on updates to existing applications

 

Education/Experience we are looking for:

  • BA Degree
  • 5-7 years of experience working in a project manager role
  • Strong background in Excel
  • Proven track record in strong project-planning
  • Experience with API, Git, Jenkins, and Unity
  • Expert organizational, documentation, and communication skills with a high attention to detail
  • Proven understanding of different project management processes, including agile methodologies and waterfall
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to identify areas for improvement and introduce efficient processes
  • Strong ability to create and maintain project management artifacts
  • JIRA and Confluence proficiency

 

One or more of these is a plus:

  • Experience in VR/AR/MR or gaming background
  • Real time 3D product development pipeline preferred
  • Experience working with distributed teams
  • Experience working with SmartSheet, Atlassian Suite and Shotgun
  • Experience shipping interactive and/or gaming products and understand the software development pipeline
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • Unity 3DLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement

Location

600 Corporate Pointe, Culver City, CA 90230

What are Talespin Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Employees receive 48 hours per year of paid sick leave.
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted On occasion .
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
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