• Digital Subject Matter Expert

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    Digital Subject Matter Expert

    Advertising Production Resources (APR)

    Location: West, Pacific or Midwest locations available




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    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).


    Required Experience

    • Produced and/or Project Managed
      • Complex web development projects, including but not limited to:
        • Creative/UX/UI
        • Front and Backend Development
        • CMS Development / Platforms
        • QA
        • Maintenance
      • Simple web development projects:
        • Landing pages
        • Microsites
      • 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


    Essential Duties

    The scope of SME’s responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:


    Client Consulting

    •       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.


    Working Conditions

    •       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.



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