disguise sits at the heart of the most inspiring live and virtual experiences in the world, leading the market in building a software and hardware solution that designs, sequences and controls the most spectacular productions across film and TV, broadcast, live and corporate events.

About the role:

We are seeking a Project Manager - Saas and Cloud on a 6 month contract (FTE or day rate) to report to the Head of Projects and works in partnership with the cloud / web and software development teams, and cross-functionally with the finance team, Operations, Marketing and Commercial teams. The Project Manager will be involved primarily with the end to end management and delivery of disguise cloud development projects, using a hybrid (agile/waterfall) project management approach ensuring all projects’ timely delivery to quality and within budget, and liaising with cross-departmental stakeholders and external partners, managing contracts and obligations. 

The successful candidate will be a confident self-starter with excellent communication skills and proven prior experience of successful cross functional end to end SaaS product launch, preferably within a creative environment. They will need to have a secure knowledge of cloud / web services development, CI/CD and product and system data analytics tools, and be comfortable with multiple delivery approaches, and raising / escalating issues. 

 

What you will do:

  • Delivery Management of cloud / web development projects
  • Take active control and end to end management of multiple projects including process, budgets, delivery timeline including prototyping, team, risks and outputs
  • Work to, and enforce correct hybrid project methodology process and procedures
  • Clear progress reporting
  • Work collaboratively with internal cloud / web and software teams
  • Deliver the program end to end working collaboratively with cross functional teams internally across the organisation including Marketing, Product, Commercial, Operations, Engineering etc.
  • Manage and build relationships with internal teams and across departments to  deliver to agreed milestones,  escalating issues and challenges and expectation management
  • Make decisions within given tolerance

 

About you:

Essential Skills

  • Organised self starter with a ‘can do’ attitude
  • First class communication, analytical, problem solving, planning and team management abilities
  • Proven ability of delivery of end to end cross functional project management of SaaS projects, to budget, on time and to a high quality, particularly with a focus on cloud / web development, managing external partners and experience delivering within a hybrid (agile/waterfall) methodology.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to coordinate and manage cross functional teams internally across the organisation including Marketing, Product, Commercial etc.
  • Ability to build great working relationships with internal teams and external partners
  • Create and sustain a positive and productive team culture to ensure success
  • Excellent project management and leadership attributes to include:
    • Planning
    • Risk & issue management
    • Task scheduling/Sprint Planning
    • Resource management  
    • Communication management
    • Change control
    • Budget Management
    • Reporting and monitoring
  • JIRA & Confluence experience
  • Knowledge of Hybrid, Waterfall, and Agile methodologies.

Desirable Skills

  • Ability to present formally to senior staff
  • Experience of working in the creative industries is desired
  • Someone who is flexible, innovative and forward thinking
  • Attention to detail

About disguise

Building on our two-decade legacy in the live event space, where our workflow has powered global concert tours for artists like U2 and Beyoncé, festivals like Coachella and Glastonbury and theatre productions like Frozen and Harry Potter, in the past year we have also led the way in Extended Reality (xR) for remote virtual production.

Our award-winning xR workflow has enabled over 300 productions in the past 12 months, for music artists such as Katy Perry and Billie Eilish, broadcast TV channels like ITV and Eurosport, enterprise businesses like SAP and Siemens, educational institutions like the University of Michigan and notable VFX studios like Framestore and DNEG.

We partner closely with Epic Games, NVIDIA, Netflix and many more to further develop and democratize our virtual production solution and enable teams anywhere to create their best story with the most innovative tools.

With offices in London, LA, Barcelona, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Seoul and Tokyo, we are a fast-growing company that hires bright, creative, talented individuals across the world to push the boundaries of visual experiences and build lasting relationships with our community.

We were delighted to be recognized as one of the Financial Times’ top 1000 fastest growing businesses for 2021. Watch  our showreel to see just some of the incredible work of how disguise products are used

Our values

  • Honest. We are real with ourselves and our clients and share our ideas with openness and transparency. 
  • Evolutionary. We innovate using our user’s ever-changing needs so our technology remains ahead-of-the-game.
  • Fearless. We take the best path, not the easiest, and innovate where it’s right, not where it’s simplest.
  • Resilience. We don’t give up until we find the right solution, even if it means going outside our remit.
  • Belong.  We create an environment where everyone feels like they belong and is empowered to do their best work.

Our benefits

We have a really competitive benefits package as we want to make sure we retain the best talent out there. Our benefits for every perm hire, globally include:

  • LTIP scheme -  disguise is aiming for $1bn 'unicorn' valuation in 2025, which would mean a payout to ALL employees (representing between 3 month and 2 years worth of salary)
  • Salary - reviewed every twelve months w/ equal pay for equal work, and proactive pay increases for  growing responsibilities
  • Above and beyond gift voucher awards
  • Long service rewards (3, 5, 10+ years)
  • Gig allowance - £400 (or equivalent currency) on tickets every year
  • Flexible hours - some people start work at 10am , and others begin at 7am and finish  earlier. Create a pattern that works for your team and for you
  • Hybrid working between home and our offices
  • Enhance holiday entitlement - 20% above the statutory
  • Belonging policies -  including (but not limited to) support for Parental, Fertility, Miscarriage, Menopause and Transitioning
  • Mental health and wellbeing - subscription to the calm app, weekly desk-yoga and mental health first-aid buddies 
  • Healthcare cash back plans & employee assistance programmes
  • Training
  • Coaching & mentoring

Don’t disguise your differences.

Innovation comes from everyone. We strive to create a workplace that reflects our diverse audience. We celebrate our people for their full authentic selves, and embrace uniqueness. Inclusion and Equity matter at disguise. We create together and we create everywhere

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