Digital Media Project Manager (Bilingual Spanish)

Los Angeles, CA /
Content Project Management /
Full-time
We’re hiring an experienced bilingual Digital Media Project Manager to lead the launch of Tapas en Español. Join this small but nimble team on the ground floor, expanding our webcomics content into Latin American Spanish. The role will oversee the production pipelines and other Spanish-language localization operations. We're looking for someone who has the solutions-oriented mindset to be hands-on from week one.

Responsibilities:

    • Manage the Spanish language publishing slate, including assignments to vendors and freelancers across multiple time zones
    • Own the full life-cycle of the Spanish production pipeline from initial file delivery, translation, QC edits, and typesetting (desktop publishing), to pre-launch checks, ongoing updates, and season/series finales
    • Ensure all series are delivered on time, within budget, and error-free
    • Identify workflow bottlenecks, conduct risk management assessments, and proactively develop solutions to fix or minimize blockers 
    • Collaborate with Content Ops, Marketing, the executive team, and other stakeholders to execute promotional opportunities for Spanish content

Qualifications:

    • 5+ years of progressive experience in project management, production management or content management, ideally in digital media/publishing
    • Written and spoken fluency in both English and Latin American Spanish with an excellent grasp on the cultural nuances of both languages
    • Strong communication skills to represent your team/department in cross-team meetings and articulate project statuses with confidence
    • Ability to prioritize multiple projects simultaneously and remain focused on improving speed and efficiency for all components involved
    • An organized self-starter who is proactive about communications, deadlines, and receptive to constructive feedback. 
    • Proficiency in Basecamp, Monday or similar PM software + Dropbox, CMS, Excel/Google sheets formulas, Slack
    • Professional background or personal passion for webcomics, manga, manhwa, (or storytelling in general) is a big plus

Perks & Benefits:

    • Flexible work schedule
    • Workdays in M-F lunch allowances during COVID-19 remote work 
    • Full benefits package with Medical/Dental/Vision insurance, FSA, 401K with match, and Commuter support if applicable
    • Stock options
    • Device and ergo/office supply
    • Team activities/training/books
    • Gym/wellness support
    • Company swag
About Tapas Media
Tapas Media, Inc. is a next-generation media company offering bite-sized content through its online mobile platform, Tapas. Tapas Media properties, which consists of the popular Tapas mobile app and Tapas, boasts over 8 billion views to date from more than 8.6M registered users - primarily in North America. Tapas Media provides a best-in-class reading experience for fans of storytelling on mobile devices and on the web, featuring original series – under Studio Tapas, the division dedicated to producing and publishing original webcomics and novels – licensed webcomics, and a successful digital novels division. 

Founded in March 2012, Tapas has gathered over 63,000 creators, 96,000 series, and more than 1.6M episodes. Tapas has multiple partnerships across various multimedia platforms including Scholastic, Zoic Studios, Vault Comics, BOOM!, Hachette Book Group, Ten Speed Press (Penguin Random House), Kakao Entertainment, Podium Audio, Frolic Media, Madison Wells, and more. Tapas is the 2020 Ringo Award winner for Favorite Publisher. Tapas received their first Eisner nominations in 2021 and recently made a name for itself in its half-billion-dollar acquisition by entertainment giant Kakao Entertainment.

For more information, please visit Tapas.

At Tapas Media, we’re committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We believe that the enriched diverse perspectives of our employees, readers, and creators help deliver our unique content. We welcome prospective candidates from all backgrounds, race, ethnicity, gender, age, physical and mental ability, sexual orientation, religious beliefs, culture, language, and education.