Digital Design Project Manager

We are

keen as designers, strategists, project managers, producers, front/back-end developers, and finished artists, who like to collaborate with clients.

You are

What we’re looking for…

With a growing client base, and some really interesting projects on the horizon, we need an extra set of hands to join and support our team.

About you: As an experienced Digital Design Project Manager, you’ll be genuinely interested in the work that we do and invested in the best outcomes for our people and projects. Thoughtful and considered, you’ll have experience with the planning and management of product and service design projects whether they be small and focused, or part of large transformation programs. 

What you’ll be doing: You’ll own client relationships, manage projects, support teams and love getting into the detail of keeping a project on track and to budget. As a central point of contact, you’ll collaborate with and coordinate small multi-disciplinary teams, as well as support and nurture your clients. You’ll enjoy flexible working – with a mix of home and office, in a great space, with a positive and engaged team, on a broad range of clients and projects.

Essentials skills and experience (you’ll need to have these):

  • 5+ years’ experience in a similar role in a UX/Service Design Consultancy or Digital agency.
  • Confident in contemporary project management e.g., Agile, Sprints
  • Experienced with the end-to-end (research-delivery) process of product & service design and delivery, Projects from $100k to $1m
  • Experience In managing project finances and reporting – making sure projects are delivered on time and to budget.
  • Super organised with the ability to work to deadlines,
  • Working knowledge of human-centred design and ability to talk to the approach,
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (and can demonstrate this with examples),
  • Exceptional eye for detail - understanding the small stuff does matter,
  • Collaborative and keen to contribute to studio culture and organisational development 
  • Confidence and initiative to anticipate client needs, and identify and mitigate problems ahead of time,
  • Effective at identifying the right people, at the right time in the right measure,
  • Hard-working and hands-on.
  • Professional, fun, friendly and self-starting,
  • Nice to have: Familiarity with Figma

Key responsibilities include:

  • Building strong relationships with senior clients and colleagues,
  • Project and account management of multiple projects/clients
  • Briefing consulting and design teams,
  • Owning, preparing and leading client meetings,
  • Proposal writing, estimation, preparation and design,
  • Solving problems and finding a way forward when things don’t go to plan,
  • Contribute to, and will be given and can manage own, financial targets,
  • Owning and managing multiple budgets, forecasts and invoices – working with project leads to ensure projects come in on time and to budget
  • Contribute to resource planning and scheduling

Some of the benefits of working with us at Folk:

We care about the wellbeing of our team. Here are some of the benefits our team enjoys:

  • We work on projects with social purpose and impact. We work on big, complex challenges that impact real people.
  • We have a hybrid flexible working model – work from home and come to the studio to connect and collaborate.
  • We value the other important parts of your life as well – we offer flexibility for pick-ups and drop offs or sick children as well as anything else life throws at you.
  • We run a creative workplace culture where everyone’s input is encouraged and listened to.
  • You are actively empowered to help shape the business, if you think something can be done better – tell someone.
  • We want you to grow – we have a generous development budget that we encourage you to use to invest in build your skills and follow your career ambitions.
  • We love working with people who bring their personality, their experience, and their uniqueness to the team.
  • We have a working environment that is friendly, warm, open, and inspired by our values and purpose.
  • We put the wellbeing of our staff before projects and profit – through regular check-ins and transparent communication we ensure the everyone feels safe and supported.

Sound like you?

Please send us a link to your CV, LinkedIn profile or anything that demonstrates your digital project management experience – and a brief note that tells us what attracted you to the role and what excites you about the work we do.

At Folk, we believe diversity is essential to creating the best products, services and experiences. We're proud to be an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion – we are proud members of the Diversity Council of Australia. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, ethnicity, citizenship, national origin of employees, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability.


Only shortlisted applicants will be notified.

You must be legally able to work in Australia. No agencies please.