Careers

Project Manager (AR/VR)

If you're curious, passionate, and multi-disciplined, you belong here. We are seeking a Development Project Manager to join our Virtual + Interactive Solutions group and help make a difference.

About you: You're driven, love achieving results, comfortable juggling multiple assignments, prefer collaborative environments, thrive on challenge, and want to find a 'great place with great people' to build your career. You not only have world-class skills as a project manager, you continually strive to be an expert in your field.

About Us:  Kinetic Vision has been developing cutting edge products and technology for local, Fortune 500, and global companies since 1988. We are a full-service firm bringing design, engineering, and development talent together to deliver progressive and imaginative product and process technology solutions.

The key to our success is our focus on developing great people by providing the tools, training, and opportunities to grow. We value our employees and want them to have a healthy balance between their personal and work lives. In addition to competitive compensation and generous benefits, life at Kinetic Vision includes sports teams, company outings, fun contests, cookouts and summer half-day Fridays. Putting our employees first has enabled us to be named one of Cincinnati's Top Workplaces seven years in a row, and we're proud of that honor.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Management of all project phases from start to finish; including scoping, proposal writing, development, testing, and deployment
  • Apply leadership and communication skills to build and maintain relationships with new and existing clients
  • Provide regular verbal and written status reports to clients, management, and internal teams 
  • Implement agile software development processes and methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, etc.) using industry-standard project management systems to track tasks, budgets, and schedules (e.g. Jira, Salesforce)
  • Work with clients to gather project requirements, user stories, and design constraints to incorporate into a project plan and establish project expectations
  • Develop, maintain, and track detailed functional timelines and budgets for several concurrent projects, adapting to their evolving priorities if necessary
  • Identify project assumptions, risks, key deliverables, and resource needs, and mitigate potential issues before they negatively impact the project
  • Follow up on internal and external action items to ensure completion and alignment with project plan
  • Work with technical leads to ensure best practices are followed during design, development, and delivery
  • Demonstrate professionalism and positive rapport while working directly with clients and internal and external development teams

Qualifications: 

  • Organized and methodical with attention to detail and the ability to learn quickly
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and collaborate within a multi-departmental, multi-disciplinary team of artists, developers, and other technical professionals
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience working on software development projects
  • Creative thinking and the ability to effectively troubleshoot issues
  • Ability to manage client and group expectations 
  • Calm and confident in a fast-paced environment
  • Thorough understanding of the Project Management process
  • Knowledge of Project Management software and techniques such as Jira, Confluence, etc.
  • Familiarity or hands-on experience with software development (especially Unity, Unreal, C#, C++, Python, etc.) preferred

Education minimum requirement:  5 years relevant experience in project management and/or a technical degree in Computer Science, Software Development, Computer Graphics, or a related field. Project Management certification is a plus.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary  
  • Company-paid health insurance (HSA) or premium share (PPO)
  • Medical coverage exceeds ACA Platinum Benefit requirements
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Short and Long Term disability insurance
  • Life insurance  
  • Paid time off
  • 12 paid holidays
  • 401(K) with company match
  • Contribution towards health club membership and eLearning Platforms
  • Flexible schedule available
  • Business casual environment
  • Variety of projects
  • Collaborative and dynamic team environment

Kinetic Vision is an equal opportunity employer committed to inclusion, diversity, and maintaining a harassment-free workplace. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for open positions, which will receive full consideration regardless of race, color, age, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or other legally protected status.  We promise that you’ll always find our spirit to be welcoming, open, and inclusive. Click here for more information on Kinetic Vision's EEO policy.