Web Development Project Manager (Chicago, Illinois)

November 12, 2019

Job Description

The Web Development Project Manager role at BuildThis requires organization, flexibility, proactivity, and a strategic mindset. We work with our clients on Project Teams to see their projects through to completion, collaborating with our clients to produce the best possible result. We are looking for someone experienced in Project Management that can learn our processes and take us to the next level.


  • Manage application & website design & development projects from onboarding to completion:
    • Manage all aspects of the project from requirements definition to post-implementation support.
    • Active management of project scope & budget.
    • Monitor & report status and progress of projects to Management
  • Serve as main point of contact for ongoing/retainer Application maintenance & support clients.
  • Work with BuildThis’ management team to refine & grow the Application & Web Development Departments as it relates to managing projects.
  • Provide technical architecture leadership in relation to new project discovery, design, development, and deployment.
  • Assist in preparation of technical information in response to proposals.
  • Lead stand up meetings with the Design & Development teams.


  • Curiosity. BuildThis puts a lot of value in asking questions – to our clients and to each other.
  • Respect. BuildThis works as a sum of our entire team’s desire to provide the best experience to our clients & to our working environment. Respect for each other in all ways is fundamental to our company.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written & verbal communication skills to work with clients & in-house designers & developers.
  • Supremely organized and able to work under tight deadlines; time management skills are essential.
  • Experience with Agile development methodologies.
  • Provide technical architecture leadership in relation to new project discovery, design, development, and deployment.
  • Solid technical understanding of application development and web technologies
  • Understanding of data structure methodologies, technologies, and standards.
  • Knowledge of User Experience & User Interaction theory.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Logical and analytical approach to critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Good people person with a positive attitude.
  • Collaborative team player.
  • Confidence to tackle issues swiftly, professionally, & autonomously. Must work well under pressure.
  • Familiarity with project management software/ task management and time tracking systems.

Additional Information

We are looking for career-minded individuals. Our work environment is social, upbeat and fun. BuildThis offers competitive salaries with the opportunity to work in an enjoyable work setting.

We provide: health benefits, gym membership stipends, company-sponsored educational opportunities, a flexible work from home policy, and 15 days PTO outside of 8 company-recognized holidays.

We are located in the Chicago Board of Trade building in downtown Chicago.

Local candidates only, please! Only candidates authorized to work for any employer in the United States will be considered. We are unable to provide sponsorship at this time.

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