Creative Project Manager

January 25, 2024

January 2024

We are looking for a talented and innovative creative Project Manager to join the team.

Sugar Creative is a creative technology agency based in the UK, specialising in delivering projects for global clients that focus on emerging, advanced and immersive technologies.

With partners including Ubisoft, Aardman, Dr. Seuss, Toyota, Allianz, Kingspan, BBC, and OSMO we have created projects for sectors ranging from entertainment, to cultural history, games, learning, research & diagnostic tools, and marketing.

We are proud to be regarded as one of the UK’s leading creative innovators and have been fortunate enough to receive a number of international accolades for the work we produce.

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,,
  • 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.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Organised 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 teams using software development (especially Unity, Unreal, C#, C++, Python, etc.) preferred.
  • Education/Professional 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.

Additional desired skills:

  • Additional weight will be given to applicants who have experience in creative skills who are able to contribute and support the creative team on simple tasks.


  • Competitive salary.
  • Potential for remote working (UK only)
  • Contribution towards health club membership and eLearning Platforms.
  • Hybrid work schedule if needed.
  • Diverse portfolio of industries and projects.
  • Collaborative and dynamic team environment.

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Sugar Creative 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 or other legally protected status.

We believe in radical inclusion

As a company we believe in a principle of radical inclusion and recognise the breadth and complex intersectionality of lived experiences.

We welcome applications in all forms, from people of all backgrounds, we can supply information in all languages and formats, and are happy to discuss with you how your knowledge can be translated into a career in creative technology.
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