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Product Owner (Long - Term Assignment)

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Sep 14, 2017

Dallas, TX

Freelance

Agent: George S.

Job #: 123112

Salary: up to $45/hour (DOE)

Job Description

Vitamin T has an EXCITING opportunity for a Product Owner in Dallas, TX.

Only candidates local to Dallas/Fort Worth will be considered for this position as it does not offer relocation assistance.

Only candidates that do not require sponsorship to work in the United States will be considered as well.


Job Summary: 
The Product Owner is responsible for overall implementation and accountability for the successful development of prioritized products. The Product Owner is a hybrid: someone who is able to look outward, understanding the end customer's needs, and someone who looks inward, managing the value stream that transforms the stakeholders' needs into web functionality ready to be used by the end customer. The Product Owner manages stakeholders, but also provides operational support, development functions. 
• Prioritize release scope and dates, and monitor and report on progress. 
• Utilize data to understand customer needs and behaviors as well as business objectives, and transform that knowledge into website enhancements and new features 
• Leverage customer data (web analytics, user feedback, usability testing, etc.) to develop storyboards, wireframes, clickable wireframes outlining the customer journey of a particular feature and direct the User Experience Designer in the development of the visual mock ups. 
• Passionate about creating an innovative digital experiences and take pride in creating a world-class user experience 
• Lead the Personalization Topic Team driving the strategy and roadmap for providing a contextual, personalized customer experience on our transactional site. 
• Accept or reject the delivery team's work results; ensuring development decisions stay aligned with business needs, and any issues that arise are addressed as quickly as possible 
• Stay on top of best-in-class interactive design and technologies 
• Develop key metrics, manage the product and teams to desired results, report to executive team and conduct executive meetings/summaries 
• Present your work internally; clearly articulate and defend design decisions 
• Ability to develop functional prototypes is an asset 
• Monitor performance and measure impact of your product enhancements 
• Communicate performance metrics to key stakeholders throughout the organization 
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 
• Strong attention to detail, dedicated work ethic, organized, and strong communication skills and the ability to sell ideas and influence decision making. 
• Be dependable and reliable, with the ability to work well both independently and in a team environment. 
• Ability to communicate effectively and cultivate working relationships with stakeholders, vendors and team members within and across job functions and regions. 
• Ability to excel in a dynamic role with diverse responsibilities. 
• Entrepreneurial mindset, with a bias for customer focused innovation. 
• Knowledge of good front-end functionality and user experience. 
• Interactive experience should demonstrate the ability to deliver against business objectives, create strong original user-centered interactions, great attention to detail, and can drive a team to deliver exceptional products 
• Passion for solving complex design problems elegantly 
• Ability to combine an understanding of the business needs with the appropriate technology solution in order to deliver the right user experience 
• Strong product and project management skills 
• Excellent analytical skills with demonstrated experience turning data into actionable insights 
• 3+ years online product experience. Experience with Usability of online user features applications preferred. 
• Bachelor’s degree in either a technology or business discipline, MBA a plus

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