Digital Subject Matter Expert
Advertising Production Resources (APR)
Location: West, Pacific or Midwest locations available
Contract digital producers and project managers have the opportunity to use your skills as a consultant to help clients and agencies understand the: scope, risks, costs, and solutions for digital production (NON-VIDEO).
- Produced and/or Project Managed
- Complex web development projects, including but not limited to:
- Front and Backend Development
- CMS Development / Platforms
- Simple web development projects:
- Application development (Games, Mobile)
- Banner development (HTML5/Programmatic/Dynamic)
- Emerging technology projects: AI/Chatbots/Machine Learning, AR/VR/MR, Experiential
- Oversight on:
- Social Media content development (Copy/Photography/Social Video), team oversight and/or Social Platform knowledge
- Other related skills:
- Scope definition
- Resource allocation
- Rate negotiations
The scope of SME’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
- Ensures client guidelines are followed on each project
- Works closely with Clients to define production guidelines, cost benchmarks and communication best practices.
Digital Project Reviews
- Evaluates digital production Statements of Work (SOWs) from agencies for clarity of all deliverables. Identifies missing or incomplete sections that may impact the delivery and cost of the project.
- Reviews project timelines based upon Client expectations and review cycles.
- Reviews the project breakdown of agency production costs and recommends an approach to reduce costs where appropriate without sacrificing quality of production or creative integrity.
- Reviews project change requests and helps to educate the Client on trade-offs.
- Draws upon digital project experience to identify risks throughout project duration.
Communication and Client Management
- Demonstrates confidence when presenting to mid-level client groups or when leading large Client and Agency team discussions.
- Responds effectively to client questions and sets clear expectations for timing to complete requests.
- Partners with the APR team and Client in a positive, professional and constructive way, establishing solid relationships and trust.
- Ability to work in an APR office location, or remotely
- Must be able to work independently
- Work is completed in a standard office environment
- Sitting approximately 90% of time and working at computer 90% of time
- Ability to sit for long periods of time, stoop, reach, bend throughout the course of the work day
- Ability to work on computers including repetitive use of a keyboard and mouse for long periods throughout the course of the work day
- Ability to vary work day and location as needed, based on the needs of APR staff nationally, globally, and associated meetings
Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job. Other duties may be assigned by supervisor.