Job Description

Title: Senior Project Manager, Brand Design

Location: Remote (US Only)


We’re building a best-in-class cross-disciplinary design team at Vox Media, from our Product team that builds the best platform for digital publishing in the industry, to our Brand team that works across a suite of powerhouse editorial networks, to our Revenue team that designs performant ad products and partners with our sales team and sponsors. At Vox Media, you can be part of a remote friendly culture with people in New York, DC, San Francisco, Austin, Portland, and quite a few cities in between. Our jobs are well compensated and come with excellent and progressive benefits including flexible hours, generous paid parental leave, and trans-inclusive healthcare.

Vox Media’s internal brand design team are caretakers of eighteen powerful digital brands as well as products and lines of business. Our Brand Design team is responsible for launching and growing our brands by creating strong identity systems that can withstand the test of time. Our portfolio features influential and respected editorial properties including Vox, New York Magazine, NowThis, The Verge, The Cut, PopSugar, Eater, Vulture, The Strategist, Thrillist, Polygon, The Dodo, SB Nation, Intelligencer, Curbed, Grub Street and Recode. Off-platform, the Vox Media Podcast Network offers one of the largest collections of popular podcasts, and Vox Media Studios produces and distributes the award-winning nonfiction shows. Powered by innovative technology that scales quality, the Chorus publishing platform and Concert advertising marketplace answer the always-changing needs of modern audiences, creators and marketers.

We’re looking for a seasoned project manager with experience working with media, journalism, advertising, events and/or with pop culture brands. You thrive in fast-paced changing environments. You are a great collaborator, sensitive to partner and stakeholder needs, and comfortable working in teams, both individually and in partnership with internal and external creative talent. As senior project manager, you will help us execute on this work in the most productive and efficient ways. Ideal candidates will be passionate about media and design. This position will report to the Senior Manager, Design Operations.

As a community of journalists and storytellers, business professionals, creators and technologists, we believe it is a moral and business imperative to amplify voices: to cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout our organization and media. This applies to our candidates, our teams, our storytelling, our creative work, and our platforms, products, and partnerships.


  1. You’ll facilitate the team’s understanding of priorities, identify milestones connecting similar workstreams, manage risk, streamline communications, articulate standards for tools and processes, align schedules, and ensure the team has the people and resources it needs.
  2. Along with your Design Leaders, you’ll be responsible to make sure delivered work is on brief, within scope, within budget and conforms with our quality standards, company and team values. You’ll report to the Senior Manager, Design Operations.
  3. You’ll empower the team to do its best work by removing daily blockers and helping them get answers to any questions.
  4. Keep the team on track by understanding and tracking deadlines and gathering clear requirements for each project.
  5. Help the team work productively by making sure workload is balanced for all team members, and everyone knows what they’re supposed to work on next.
  6. Be a design representative with editorial, marketing and product to advocate for good process and communication. You’ll build relationships with stakeholders and become a trusted voice of the design team.
  7. You’ll handle the logistics of relationships with external parties, such as contractors or vendors.


  • 5-7 years experience in design project management, preferably from an agency, brand, media or marketing background.
  • Experience creating processes for the smooth and efficient workflows for brand, marketing, experiential and digital product projects.
  • Ability to create clarity within complex and sometimes ambiguous work environments and a comfort in adapting to rapidly changing circumstances.
  • Able to manage multiple tracks of work at once, balancing both short-term and long-term projects simultaneously.
  • Able to manage client relationships with poise and professionalism.
  • A proven track record of solid written and verbal communication, organizational and leadership experience.
  • You have worked with designers and have a strong understanding of design thinking and process and design team culture; as well as, an appreciation for design practice and process to appropriately advocate for design when other members of the team aren’t there.
  • A high standard with respect to design that doesn’t prioritize expediency over quality rather balances the two according to business priorities.
  • You have opinions about the best way to organize work effectively.
  • You’re a listener. You can empathize with a team and with stakeholders.
  • Power user of project management software (, Slack, Asana, AirTable, Wrike, etc.) to keep all workstreams aligned and informed.


This job is remote/in office/flex. We’re dedicated to the health and wellbeing of all of our employees, and when we reopen, will require everyone who works from one of our offices to be fully-vaccinated against COVID-19. Employees with approved religious or medical exemptions may be subject to additional safety requirements, such as submitting to regular COVID-19 testing and/or wearing a face covering in our offices.



This is a permanent, full-time position. This job is benefits-eligible. We pride ourselves in providing comprehensive benefits to support all of our employees wherever they are in life.