Washington DC, United States

Resource Manager

At AKQA we believe in the imaginative application of art and science to create beautiful ideas, products and services. With an entrepreneurial and collaborative approach, we design adaptive digital services and applications that capture the imagination, delivering impressive returns for our clients.

Resource Managers at AKQA manage resourcing for all potential and assigned projects by liaising with the Production Team and Department Heads as it relates to resourcing across all work. They work directly with Recruitment and HR to facilitate appropriate staffing across the agency based on aggregate understanding of project requirements. Resource Managers effectively manage resources and communicate any upcoming resourcing issues that may impact scheduled deadlines to ensure timely delivery of projects, while enforcing agency process and procedures. 

Based on the Georgetown Waterfront, our Washington DC studio creates breakthrough products and services for a diverse range of clients.

Recognized for outstanding work by Cannes, Apple and the Clio Awards, we deliver on our client’s most challenging briefs. This includes the future of retail, global entertainment launches and piloting digital products and services that reshape customer experiences.

We are proud of our industry defying retention rate, with both employees and clients alike. Over 20% of our employees have been with us for ten or more years. Our collaborative teams work across strategy, creative, analytics, and technology. 

 

ROLE REQUIREMENTS

  • Alert Senior Management team of any potential concerns or issues with meeting key client deliverables due to resourcing
  • Identify freelance requirements and support with sourcing and onboarding candidates
  • Identify potential resourcing or process issues and present resolutions to such issues where applicable
  • Attend weekly North America resource calls and manage collaboration process with other AKQA offices to share resources on an as-needed basis
  • Work to resolve any issues regarding under or over allocations of current staff members

 

QUALITIES AND CHARACTERISTICS

  • 3+ years resource management or project management experience 
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications
  • Highly detail oriented and able to work autonomously
  • Experience working with Workbook or Workday is a plus

 

AKQA is an Equal Opportunities Employer, we believe that diversity is vital to AKQA’s ability to provide our clients with the best recommendations and are committed to fostering a varied and inclusive work environment. Your race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or veteran status have no bearing on our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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