in both positions. Web Producer = plays a dual-role as a front-end coder and a project manager. Interactive Project Manager = manages Interactive Projects and doesn't code, but has a working knowledge of technologies used in building Interactive projects. Thoughts? Slams? Rants? Raves? On Sep 11, 2009, at 3:25 PM, Morry Galonoy wrote: > Ok so to get back on topic I thought it might be a good time to > address the differences between being a "producer" and a "project > manager". > > This has come up a few times recently on the lis and I thought it > might be a good chance to have an open discussion on the topic. While > some places have specific roles and responsibilities for those working > as a producer vs a project manager there doesn't seem to be any iron > clad definition or standard. When I started this group people were > using both terms and we even did a survey at one point and producer > was the most preferred title. > > Here's what we say on the website: "Web Producers Organization (WPO) > is a professional organization created to support producers and > project managers, of interactive and web-based media. Our titles are > varied and often ambiguous* but if you’re responsible for managing > interactive projects we’re you’re community. Our aim is to be your > connection to the industry and other professionals and help you get > your job done better, smarter, and more efficiently. (*producer, > interactive project manager, team lead, consultant, web manager)" > > So let's have an open discussion about this with the understanding > that there is no set definition and that the role varies. That said it > would be interesting to see how you define producer vs. project > manager. What are the similarities and differences in your > organization if any? > > > Morry--= > Too much e-mail? Manage your subscription at at > http://webproducers.org/?page_id=9 > > Web Producers Job Board http://jobs.webproducers.org > > Join us on LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=3877&trk=hb_side_g > > > > > > > Messages are archived in our publicly accessible web archive. Trim > your posts and delete personal information if you do not want them > in the public web archive. > > > > > > --= Too much e-mail? Manage your subscription at at http://webproducers.org/?page_id=9 Web Producers Job Board http://jobs.webproducers.org Join us on LinkedIn http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=3877&trk=hb_side_g Messages are archived in our publicly accessible web archive. Trim your posts and delete personal information if you do not want them in the public web archive.