Full-Time Project Coordinator
We seek an energetic, versatile, and tech savvy Project Coordinator to assist Producers in managing projects, and to help with business development and social media activities showing our work. Ideum (www.ideum.com) is a creative company which designs and builds substantive experiences and products that use emerging technology. Our approach is to make exhibits that evoke wonder, awe and surprise, but that also tell important stories that have lasting impact.
Ideum’s multidisciplinary team includes industry professionals from a diverse set of backgrounds within the world of interactive exhibit development. We believe that interactive exhibits provide unique opportunities for storytelling and visitor interaction around meaningful topics and content.
Our company is diverse; we work with respected and influential museums, well-known brands, and technology companies. We create custom exhibits which utilize emerging technology including video walls, projection mapping, tangible interfaces, motion recognition, RFID, sensors, and other advances in computer technology. As a critical member of our team providing special attention to detail and a real passion for delivery, you will develop and deliver solutions for a variety of client projects ranging from immersive spaces, multitouch development, media production and much more.
Project coordinators are Ideum’s junior/entry-level project managers, and they generally enter this role with 1-3 years of project management or related professional experience. Their main duties include managing smaller and medium sized projects, assisting more senior staff on large projects, business development, proposal preparation and budgeting, and working directly with clients. Coordinators may be asked to semi-independently manage larger projects on a case-by-case basis. All project managers may be asked to engage in tasks directly related to projects they are not necessarily part of, or to improving more general processes at Ideum, such as researching new productivity software, discussing business improvements, assisting in testing and evaluation new products and interactives, and creating documentation.
Effective coordinators are self-starters with a vested interest in communication and interpersonal skills who can work with our diverse staff of content specialists, designers, programmers, and engineers. It is vital that coordinators can stick to deadlines and show initiative in becoming great communicators, giving frequent updates to their teams and supervisors.
We are looking for a self-starter with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who can work with our diverse staff of content specialists, designers, programmers, and engineers. Hands-on, self-motivated individuals thrive at Ideum. The Project Coordinator we are looking for works well with others and can assist more senior Producers, but is self-motivated and sometimes works independently and manages small projects. The ideal candidate is an excellent writer and researcher but can also bring creative ideas into the mix.
The position requires an individual who will take ownership of projects, see them through, and stick to deadlines.The ideal candidate will have a passion for history, science, art, culture, and new technology. We are looking for someone with a minimum of one-year of project management experience.
Assisting other senior project management staff on projects
Running projects independently where appropriate
Developing business opportunities, assisting in proposal and budget preparation
Ability and desire to work in a team environment
Demonstrated writing, editing, and research skills
Demonstrated organizational skills
Experience with a variety of exhibit technology
Ability to stick to deadlines and be a clear communicator
Highly motivated, dependable, committed to achieving superior results
Good listening and interpersonal skills
Experience developing project scope documents (including but not limited to proposals, sitemaps, wireframes, functional and technical specifications, project plans, budgets)
Professional demeanor while working with clients and staff
Design or media experience
Experience with marketing or advertising
Knowledge of history, art, or sciences
Experience in the museum or nonprofit world
Software development experience
Ideum (www.ideum.com) develops custom computer-based exhibits for museums, nonprofit organizations, and socially responsible companies. Our unique perspective as a design, software development, content-creation, industrial design, engineering and hardware integration firm, allows us to create holistic installations and unique products.
Our work has spanned the realms of informal and formal education, entertainment and gaming. In over one hundred interactive projects, we’ve explored topics in art, culture, history, science and technology. Our 45+ employees have expertise in the areas of software and hardware design, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), user experience, programming, computer vision, gaming, usability testing, video and photography production, writing and research, museum planning and other diverse skills.
The firm has worked on custom software and hardware projects with some of the world’s top museums such as: Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian, Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum, Smithsonian Portrait Gallery, The Field Museum, Monterey Bay Aquarium, Museum of Science and Industry (Chicago), Smithsonian National Air & Space Museum, SFMOMA, World War II Museum and more. In addition, Ideum has worked with Fortune 500 companies and iconic brands such as: Apple, Adobe, Coca-Cola, Boeing, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Starbucks, Union Pacific, and others. Our campus is located in Corrales, New Mexico (near Albuquerque, an hour from Santa Fe).
Benefits and Incentives
This position includes health benefits (90 days), Dental insurance, plus long-term and short-term disability and life insurance. Also included is a company-matched 401K Safe Harbor Profit Sharing Plan (available after one year of employment). Pay is based upon experience.
Pay is based upon experience.
How to Apply
Please include a resume, cover letter, and any relevant work samples. No Phone Calls or Walk ins please. PLEASE NOTE: *Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
How to ApplyPlease apply using our online portal https://ideum.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=16
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